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 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

Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Have you ever dreamed of a doing extraordinary things with your life but haven’t known where to start? Amy Perkins, an educator and teacher coach turned entrepreneur and influencer, walked away from a 25 year career and an overwhelming sense of imposter syndrome to embrace her true purpose by unlocking the key to courage. In … Continue reading Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Ep. 75 Teach Like a Pirate (With Dave Burgess)

Have you ever wanted to know the secret to truly achieving success? How to create rapport in less than one minute? What about rethinking your personal brand-everyone has one (you can either be intentional about it or let someone else create it for you)? What about how to guard against the destructive nature of perfectionism? … Continue reading Ep. 75 Teach Like a Pirate (With Dave Burgess)

Your Creativity Type?

Many people think that they're not creative. I'm not the "creative type," is what I've often heard my friends say before we embark on a decidedly creative activity like painting, card-making, party planning, or lesson creating. But, the truth is, all humans by definition are inherently creative. We're born that way. We're hardwired to be … Continue reading Your Creativity Type?

Ep 74- Creating Confidence (With Heather Monahan)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to overcome a pivotal career crisis like getting fired? Well, my accomplished guest takes us through the 4 steps to creating confidence in the face of catastrophe. She also tells us the keys of closing a sale, a skill she says every student in North America should be … Continue reading Ep 74- Creating Confidence (With Heather Monahan)

The Asynchronous Power of Batching

  People who create, write, study, paint, illustrate, or teach need to give themselves permission to use the systems that exist to create space for themselves, so they’re not held captive by the hustle, grind, and burnout culture of more, more, more. The asynchronous power of batching (using chunks of time to do a bunch … Continue reading The Asynchronous Power of Batching