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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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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 written in 2014 but the tips are still relevant for today as you get into the back to work mode after a holiday. I am reposting to help make your ‘re-entry’ back to work easier.  — I can’t believe I did that. I just […]

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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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August is like Sunday…

***UPDATE*** This article was originally posted in 2014. It’s worth a replay! Also see my article adapted from this blog post on Huffington Post: Six Ways to Beat the Back to September Blues. —- It’s early days in August and we still have time left in the summer. But September is lurking around the corner….beckoning, […]

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11 Ways to Bring The Best of You Forward into 2016

NOTE: This article is now also published at the Huffington Post. It’s a shiny new year. Welcome aboard! Before we get swept into the swirl of busy (oh, are you there already?), let’s think about how to keep the ‘shine’ on for the weeks/months/year ahead.  I’ll be asking you to reflect on your year past this […]

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TINY is the new BIG– when it comes to goals.

NOTE: This is a repost of an article published earlier on my blog and at the Globe and Mail. Worth a revisit. — Tiny is now the new big — when it comes to goals.  Are your goals small enough to make a big enough difference? Recently, I’ve been talking a lot about goals — with […]

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Career Confusion? 3 Tips to Navigate When Unsure “What’s Next”

Change is Messy. Have you heard this expression – “Change is Messy”? It’s something I’ve heard — and said — many times over the years. In the coaching profession our work is often about helping our clients create and navigate change. And in our own lives – well, let’s just say that I’ve created and […]

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5 Ways to Slow Down Time This Summer

This post was originally written in June 2014.. I thought it was worth a repost and a slight update. Here’s to more time this summer….enjoy! This past spring, I was invited to speak at a library on the topic of  “Time Management”.  I accepted the invitation with the caveat that what I would really be […]

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