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Mindful Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief and Clarity

The average person breathes about 23,000 times every 24 hours – it’s something we do without even thinking about it. It’s worth it, though, to think about our breathing at least a...

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How comfortable are you with silence?

Silence really is golden, but most of us will do anything to avoid it.

What is your silence threshold: a few seconds, a minute, a few minutes? Personally speaking, becoming comfortable with...

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Mindful Leadership – Are you paying attention?

As Cheshire Cat said to Alice, “If you don’t know where you’re going, then any road will take you there.” The road to effective personal and organizational leadership...

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks: The Power of Neuroplasticity

Accordingly to McKinsey, only 30% of corporate change initiatives are successful. The other 70% fail.[1] Why? Because humans are naturally resistant to change. Changing the way we think or behave...

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Deal with it or park it.

Anytime you experience a personal setback that increases your stress, anger or anxiety, the ability for your brain to function optimally is challenged. That’s not only bad for...

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"A life looking into your phone is not a life," Michelle Obama

"A life looking into your phone is not a life," said Michelle Obama when she visited Vancouver this year. That statement resonated with me and comes to mind when I find myself scanning social...

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Part 3 of 3

This is Part 3 of a 3 part series on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. You can view Part 1 and Part 2, HERE.

NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION:

How we can we do better?

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Part 2 of 3

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. You can view Part 1 of the series HERE.

THE NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION:

Why is it essential?

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Part 1 of 3

PREFACE:

With the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation right around the corner, it is hard for me to find the right words. This is a time that evokes so much emotion, not only as a...

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Become the leader people love to follow.

The secret to being a good leader is having a high EQ.

Great leaders inspire us to reach our potential and realize the vision or goals at hand. They do it by fostering cultures where...

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How to Build a Team of Intrapreneurs

Have you ever found yourself asking, "What would I do if this were my business?" You might be an intrapreneur, and that's a good thing. Organizations benefit when employees think like business...

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The Power of Courage

Leaders need the courage to show up, step in, and stand up for a cause or a vision. They need courage to look ahead and see what’s coming, even if it’s difficult. They need courage to...

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