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When Nothing is Wasted – Everything has Purpose

“Nothing is wasted. Everything has purpose.” I’ve been living in this mantra a lot these days. I’ve been using it with myself and with my clients. It’s a powerful perspective booster and the more I live into it the more I truly believe it. Not every experience feels useful, worthy, successful, or even on the […]

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7 Questions to Spring You Forward

REPOSTING FROM THE ARCHIVES. Originally posted May 2014: Note: an edited version of this post has been published by the Globe and Mail. Check it out here! A couple weeks ago I put away my winter jacket only to pull it out again a day later. Errgh and brrghh. This has been the winter that […]

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How is Your Conversational Intelligence®?

Are Your Conversations Building Trust? This week I learned that more than 10,000 people have registered for my upcoming May 25th (12:30 pm ET) Webinar: “Conversations that Build Trust” (courtesy of CPA and American Express – see registration page here). And last month, nearly 3,000 people registered for my Webinar (courtesy of Charity Village): Supercharge […]

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Supercharge Your Listening Skills

NOTE: A version of this article was written for Charity Village. They are hosting a Webinar that I will be presenting — and you are invited. Scroll down — and see here for more! Think of a time when you were in a conversation and you felt truly heard. What did that feel like? Chances […]

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Ready, Set, Go – with 5 Best Practices for Success

I love a shiny new year. It holds so much promise. If you reflected on some of the 12 Questions to Look Beyond and Plan Ahead then you might be thinking about goals, opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. To be on your best game  it’s a good idea to have some really solid rituals, good habits, […]

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Look Back To Plan Ahead – 12 Year-end Reflection Questions

Note: A version of this article was also published at the Globe and Mail as well as the Huffington Post The end of the year is a time to reflect, take stock of the year past, and plan for the year ahead. Each year I share an article with 12 questions to help guide a year-end […]

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Manage the “Season of Rush” With Ease

(A seasonal favorite – reposting this article as a reminder as we enter the last few weeks of the year) A version of this article has also been published in the Globe and Mail. See it here! It’s that time of the year: finishing off work assignments for the year-end; making plans for the year […]

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5 Ways to Beat the Back to Work Blues

UPDATE NOTE: Are you suffering from back to work blahs? This article was originally posted on my blog in 2014 but the tips are still relevant for today as we get into the back to work mode this September. I am reposting.  Enjoy and here’s to looking forward to good things to come in the shiny new season!  — […]

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Webinar (Career): Are you Ready for the Innovation Economy?

Complimentary Webinar – limited spots – reserve now! Just when you thought you had it all figured out – things change again. Such is (and always will be) with careers and life in our ever-changing world. Yet while change has always been a fact of life – the pace and acceleration of change is faster […]

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The Neuroscience of Making Potato Knishes (with Ease Excerpt)

My Recipe for Recharging Creativity and “Think-ability” Do you ever feel like your thinking is a little sluggish – maybe even stuck? You have a problem but can’t think your way through it? Or a creative challenge and you are feeling anything but creative? I experience my own share of this. And thankfully, I have […]

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