How To Work Through Self-Limiting Beliefs

How To Work Through Self-Limiting Beliefs

When we find ourselves faced with the chance to do something new or move forward in our career, it can be tricky to take a step into the unknown. We might start to create reasons or justifications as to why we can’t move forward or why it’s not the right path for us,...

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Delegation is the Key to Success

Delegation is the Key to Success

As a leader, you have probably fought hard to get to where you are and hold the position you currently do. This often comes with a sense of control that can be tricky to let go of once we reach the heights of our careers. Senior members of staff can be more prone to...

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Taking the leap into a career change

Taking the leap into a career change

You may be surprised to learn that not many people know what career they want for the rest of their lives. As we grow, both physically and mentally, our priorities change, our dreams and goals change and sometimes life throws a curve ball that knocks us completely off...

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“Be wise, early rise”

“Be wise, early rise”

I gave the keynote address for the leadership team of the telephone banking division of CIBC yesterday. Impressive team. CIBC is one of Canada’s leading banks and the audience was full of energy, passion and intelligence. I shared my ideas on building a...

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How to create a more balanced life – part 2

How to create a more balanced life – part 2

Life balance is something that has been spoken about frequently as the conversation around mental health has increased. We are now more conscious about what we are missing out on whilst we are working hard and this leads to many people feeling low or disheartened....

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How to create a more balanced life…part 1

How to create a more balanced life…part 1

Since I read the book " Total Leadership" by Stewart D. Friedman, I stopped using the term "Work Life Balance". In his book, he explains that we have one life - full stop. This life consists, amongst others of work, our social life, family, etc. but it is simply life....

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How to overcome Imposter Syndrome

How to overcome Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is not a new concept, but it is one that has been dramatically accelerated since the internet was first introduced into our lives. With social media and Google searches it is now easier than ever to see the achievements and skills of others. There...

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How to build connection and a sense of connectedness

How to build connection and a sense of connectedness

The end of the year has come, and every year I am using this time for reflection. How has my life and the lives of the people around me evolved? What have I learned? What am I particularly proud of and what would I certainly do differently going forward? The year 2018...

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Do what feels right for you…not for others

Do what feels right for you…not for others

I coached one of my lovely clients last week and she was struggling with the fact that spending time on her own felt really difficult. A friend had told her that being on her own for a while (after having recently split up with her partner) would be the best thing to...

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