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The Gift of Gratitude During Profound Loss

My writing here tends to be ‘professional’ (or perhaps ‘business focused’).  I stick to topics that, while important to me, are somewhat separated from my personal life.  This time, I’m compelled to be far more personal than I ever have been in this arena.  Forgive...

More Effective Networking
A More Effective Way To Network: Join Me June 22nd

Join me on Wednesday June 22, 2016 when I give a presentation for BNI Business Leaders about a more effective way to network. This presentation will include some great tips I’ve learned from attending hundreds of networking events and facilitating great conversations. If you haven’t attended...

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Teamwork and Shared Vision: A Workshop Recap

Last week I spent two energizing days delivering an evening keynote address and a half-day workshop for the Administrative Staff Group of the Peel District School Board.  These are the ‘behind the scenes’ folks who do the necessary work to make the school district run...

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A Ha! Moments: A New Orleans Keynote Video Recap

  This week I want to share a video recap of a recent keynote I was thrilled to give down in New Orleans. Not only was this a great group and audience, I was lucky enough to join them afterwards on an evening river boat cruise...

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Bring Back the Magic To Your Work and Life

Jampacked schedules, information overload and feeling burned out can leave you just trying to get through the day. It’s easy to lose sight of meaning - why you do what you do - what allows you to feel engaged and motivated. Being engaged has a positive...

Currency Exchange Magic
Currency Exchange Magic

This week I want to share something fun. Here's a short piece of magic, containing one of many people's favourite topics - money! Have a watch and send me a message or tweet me telling me how you think I did it. [youtube width="700" height="400"]https://youtu.be/3res1NGBH1U[/youtube] Shift Perspectives In Your...

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What’s Your Biggest Challenge At Work?

Let's face it - work can be tough. You have a lot to accomplish and sometimes the sailing isn't so smooth. In my keynotes and workshops, I offer tricks and tips to help make those challenges less challenging. I always start my presentations by asking participants to...