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My 2017 Power Words: Gratitude & Savouring

Would you like to create some magic in your life and work? I've been performing magic tricks for over 18 years, but I've recently discovered a way to create real magic. I'm not talking about incantations, spells or Harry Potter-esque wizardry. I’m talking about a tool that...

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Abracadabra! The Magic of Power Words for You and Your Team

https://youtu.be/eXUIx67ENDw The word abracadabra has been associated with magic and magicians for centuries. Along with the wave of a magic wand, it's used as an incantation that makes the magic happen. There are different theories about the origin of the word Abracadabra. My favourite alludes to the...

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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...

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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. https://youtu.be/3res1NGBH1U Shift Perspectives In Your Organization During my...