Ep. 88: Girl in the Garage (With Sharon Hughes)

Sharon and I discuss how to overcome perfectionism, how to set realistic goals, how to overcome the tough stuff in your life, and how to support those going through difficult challenges. Hope you enjoy! What you believe about yourself dictates everything about your life; your success level, your perceived failures, and your quality of life. … Continue reading Ep. 88: Girl in the Garage (With Sharon Hughes)

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Listen ~ Silent

Listening starts with silencing yourself, quieting the desire to respond, and truly leaning-in with the intention of developing a deeper understanding. It turns out WORDS and SWORD also share the same letters. Think on that for a minute. #smallactbigimpact #kindsight101 #beimpeccablewithyourword #wordsmatter #silent #listen #empathy #kindness #understanding

Ep. 87: Creative on Purpose (With Scott Perry)

Scott Perry is the ceo of Creative on Purpose, which helps people like you see and step into possibility in endeavors that make a difference. I met him as a coach on Seth Godin’s Akimbo workshops and was struck by his generosity, work ethic, and ability to connect authentically. Scott believes that making things better … Continue reading Ep. 87: Creative on Purpose (With Scott Perry)

What If We Had User Manuals for People?

What if we issued user-manual that made it easier for people to work with us? It’s almost certain that conflicts and misunderstandings would decrease and productivity would increase. That’s exactly what Dr. Adam Grant decided to do, after receiving some negative feedback from members of his team. He decided that it would be helpful for … Continue reading What If We Had User Manuals for People?

Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

  Have you ever wondered which small shifts in your classroom practice could make the most impact? In Part One of my interview with Inclusion Coach, Kristin Wiens, we discuss the transformative and creative use of visuals in the classroom including specific tips and tricks for amping up your effectiveness in the classroom. We talk … Continue reading Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

Ep. 82: The More We Get Together (With Raffi)

  Millions know Raffi for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic “Baby Beluga” song with its beloved melody and lyrics. But a very interesting piece of Raffi’s story is not as well known: Raffi’s pioneering commitment to honouring his young fans changed … Continue reading Ep. 82: The More We Get Together (With Raffi)

Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

  In our conversation, we discuss the one tweak we can all make to transform our educational learning spaces and businesses, the responsibilities every leader has in an organization, how to rethink antiquated approaches to leadership, and how to measure true success in terms of the positive impact you have on others. Mr. Chapman cares … Continue reading Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

Ep 79: The Secret to Health and Happiness (With Gail Markin)

Have you ever wondered what the number one predictor for high-achieving teams was? What about optimizing the brain’s most basic neurochemicals to live a happier life? Did you know that there are three main ingredients to create belonging in the work place, and anyone, irrespective of title can contribute to doing so? In our episode … Continue reading Ep 79: The Secret to Health and Happiness (With Gail Markin)

The 4 Tendencies (Gretchen Rubin)

Ever wonder why some people are really good at following through when they're trying to nail down a new health habit or when they endeavour to quit a harmful vice? Gretchen Rubin, author of the 4 Tendencies explains that we all fall into one of the 4 personality tendencies and that these tendencies have remarkable implications … Continue reading The 4 Tendencies (Gretchen Rubin)

Urgent vs. Important

As the great Stephen Covey once asserted, there is a difference between urgent and important tasks. Both are a part of life, but it seems to me that life would be most rewarding if we filled our days more frequently with important rather than urgent matters. Urgent is the thing that needs attention right NOW! … Continue reading Urgent vs. Important