Canada: Another Year Older

Happy July Long Weekend Canada! Whether in Canada or the US, this weekend is all about celebrating. And politics aside, there are many reasons to celebrate. Besides the fireworks, this weekend is also a time for reflection. I have been doing some research and want to share where we Canadians are these days. For my …

How to Still Stand Tall

The news these days is making my stomach churn. It’s so very hard to stand tall right now, isn’t it? Interest rates are rising in a bid to stop inflation. Gas prices and general inflation are spiralling up an endless staircase. COVID is holding steady. Let’s ignore the long-overdue cooling of the housing market. The …

It Starts With Values

This year, my husband and I celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. We have been legal for 35 and have known one another for nearly 40. Or, as he likes to say, Honey, I have been with you for more than half of my life. There is one trait my hubby has that I adore. He …

Stop Talking About Your Why

What a strange title!  Why am I telling you to stop with your Why? You might have heard the name Simon Sinek. (Failed marketing guy, found a vast consulting company to bankroll his efforts. Wrote several books with intelligent people. Became the face of the new way of leading.) He is often quoted and lauded. …

YOU! It All Starts With YOU

In this Leadership look-see series, I’ve shared with you how the world is FINALLY changing, how what the older generations have long supported is quickly crumbling, what my definition of a real leader is, and how we must get over this long-held view that human beings are freaking assets and just treat our fellow humans …

Look Back. Flex Forward.

When I look back, seven years ago, I was in my second week of living my new life. Not even three months before, my mother had died. One month earlier, the streptococcal meningitis bug had selected me as its next victim. And here I was in the hospital trying to make sense of how to …

Create the Right Environment

Let’s talk about Power for a minute. We all love it, and the truth is we have way less than our team members and our families think we have, right? Let me share something I personally had never thought about and I bet you likely haven’t either. Y’know the famous Mayo clinic? It’s the number …

The Law of Abundance

Last week, I had the strangest call. A prospect was grilling me about how I might help him. At some point, he got a bit spicy and announced, “You have watched the Secret and have bought into the Law of Abundance.” Say what? I have never gotten past the first five minutes of the movie, …