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)

Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)

Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud Mom of fifteen year old twins. She is an award-winning, best-selling author and sought after consultant. Some of her books include: Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, You Hold Me … Continue reading Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)

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 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

Adopting a “Life-Fit” Mindset

  Adopting a Life-Fit Mindset I often get asked how I manage to fit podcast-creation, online content conception, professional development planning, full-time teaching, mothering, and managing our house at the same time in a balanced way, and the truth is I DON’T! I’ve learned recently that there is no such thing as work-life balance. The … Continue reading Adopting a “Life-Fit” Mindset

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)

Forgiveness=Peace

When we look back on our life, we have to appreciate all of the mistakes and pitfalls as a whole...even if they make us cringe. All of the moments in your life have contributed to the wisdom you have today. Forgive yourself for your past. You would not be you without it. And what about … Continue reading Forgiveness=Peace