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Jun, 2016

Podcasts I’m listening to these days

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What books are in your backpack? Back in the day the classic question to ask any leader was “what are you reading these day’s”. That question would generate a few book titles that were worth the read. And this question still is a good one because great leaders still read. And I mean real, paper books. Yes we all have our e-readers loaded up and most of us have a few Audible credits that are waiting to get used, but I find the really solid leaders I talk with still […]

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Feb, 2016

Why a wellness at work program is a no brainier.

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This week I had the tremendous honour of speaking at a special event hosted by our local Chamber of Commerce. It was for HR and wellness co-ordinators who want to improve their wellness at work programs. These are front line people who really care about the wellbeing of their workplace and get excited about improvements in their corporate culture. One of the attendees was from a company that was recently ranked in the top 100 employers in Canada and she was beaming. The problem HR and Wellness Co-ordinators face What […]

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Jan, 2016

The 3rd Secret to a Balanced and a Less Stressful Life

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I’m going to start this blog post with a disclaimer. I’m a complete work in progress in this department BUT I’ll teach you what I know from the school of hard knocks. . . And if you’ve missed the previous blogs in this series than stop reading. Click here to learn the emotion that will strengthen your resolve and here for the secret to sticking with your commitments and totally transforming your life. Financial peace is a key to longevity. From “The Millionaire Next Door” and “The Wealthy Barber” there […]

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May, 2015

3 critical concepts to not mess up our kids.

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I had an ironic conversation with a mom in for her adjustment this week. She was really stressing about her first born and what she should do. This blog is in response to reflecting back on that conversation. The irony was that I was plesantly surprised by my response to her concerns. I guess I must be learning something as I do life:) I wish I was this smart 15 years ago when we started having kids. Coming clean Confession. I’m a bit over the top on trying to have […]

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May, 2015

Do You Make the Mistake Thinking People are as Ethical and Moral as You?

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A few months ago I read both Necessary Endings and Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud and they left a huge impression. If you’ve ever struggled with unethical people or individuals with a “messed up” moral compass these books are a God send. You need to read both. I know they are written from a business perspective but Dr. Cloud’s insight is masterful. Before I dive into my own experience, I want to make it crystal clear that I believe in John Maxwell’s concept of viewing everyone I meet with […]

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