How to Create A Great Culture

How to Create A Great Culture

Culture. Nations have them, communities, companies and even families all have them. Culture is a set of behaviours, the means of knowing who and what belongs. How to act and the way that decisions are made. Often, it is created without a lot of conscious thought. How...
My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

If I had a mantra, it would be step out, step up and show up. Over these last three years, those simple words keep me moving forward. As mantras go, I think it is a pretty good one, especially this last week. I am tired. Tired, but in a good way. Tired because I have...
What’s Your Default Position?

What’s Your Default Position?

Default position, that place where if we don’t think about it, we land again and again. Now this can be good – like our homes and loved ones, or it can be bad- eating junk food as our go to snack item. I am a strong believer in continuing to challenge ourselves, as...
A Country’s Birthday and Redefining Age

A Country’s Birthday and Redefining Age

Age and aging are, I have decided, rather subjective terms. July 1st is the national day of celebration of the country I call home – Canada. At 150 years she is  either a teenager or an elder, depending on which country might be voicing its opinion.  This got me...
How to Find The Spice Of Life

How to Find The Spice Of Life

The spice of life. Have you ever considered how or where to find it? It’s not as hard as you think. A dash of one new spice in a tried and true recipe and you have a whole new dish. Sometimes it happens while trying to accomplish something else. Lots of inventions...
Life Long Learning, What It Really Means

Life Long Learning, What It Really Means

Life long learning is a familiar phrase in the business world. While meant as a tool in furthering yourself and achieving greater success it is also an amazing tool for anyone looking to enrich their lives or when moving through transition. Why? Because learning isn’t...