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Transforming Fear into Fuel

Fear is a four letter word that can paralyze you. It can prevent you from following your dreams, achieving your goals, and reaching your true potential. It can stop you from going after a big promotion, additional contracts, or even trying a new activity. On the other...

F.E.A.R.: Face Everything And Run

Of all the four-letter words in our vocabulary, fear is by far the most powerful. It’s an emotion that can destroy hopes and dreams and wreak havoc on goals and aspirations. Fear shows its face in many different ways and the resulting anxiety, panic, stress, or...

Excavating Your Creative Inner Child

In my early thirties I threw myself across the stage with wild abandon, singing and acting in shows like “Brigadoon” and “Hello Dolly”. My child self was alive, well and playful! I love show people. They lead with their hearts, and their creative child. They’re free...

The Boomerang Effect of Giving

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give. - Eleanor Roosevelt I’m not a salesperson, but I hope I can sell you on a mindset. If you choose to adopt this mentality, you will...

YOU’VE Got Talent!

Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. -Thomas Kinkade You may have heard of the television show “America’s Got Talent,” but what you may not know is that...

A Deliciously Sweet Recipe For Your Life

My best friend makes amazing chocolate chip cookies. Instead of adding the recommended quantity of chocolate chips, she adds tons of them so that every bite is overflowing with the taste of chocolate. Sweet! I much prefer these cookies to store bought ones where...

Make Some Noise

Audacious. If somebody called me audacious, I’d have to pause and consider if it was a compliment or not. To exude audacity – well that’s just a little loud, even brazen! Canadians have mixed feelings about big ideas and bold, audacious ways of living. Dreaming big is...

What’s Forgiveness Got To Do With It?

Lately I’ve been wondering whether forgiveness belongs in the work place and have come to the resounding conclusion that, “Yes! …100% it does!” Most exceptional leaders are engrafted with a forgiving heart because they inherently understand that the way to personal...

Hope Always Survives

I equated being homeless for a year as somewhat like winning a Powerball lottery; it was sudden and somewhat unexpected – I mean, I knew it could happen, but I didn’t really think it would. It was totally life-changing, in both good and bad ways. And, it taught me...