“Leaders and teams get stuck at a plateau and can’t recognize it because they’re inside the bottle and can’t read the label.” – Mark Divine With the outbreak of Coronavirus I know very well that many people and businesses all over the world are being adversely impacted in many ways. Everywhere in the world people are living with stressful and precarious unknowns. I have been trying to offer hope to friends and family but I know very well that fear, worries and the unknown upsetting future engulf their hearts. I have been thinking of what to say to those who … Continue reading Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.
“All children, except one, grow up.” It’s the opening line to Peter and Wendy, the classic Peter Pan novel in which much of the lore and history surrounding Peter Pan comes from. Except the storyline feels far too commonplace in my … Continue reading Forever Peter Pan
Monkeys adapt depending on their habitat. All monkeys can use their hands and feet and some use their tails too, so that they can grab a tree branch or pick up something as small as a peanut. What creates flexibility … Continue reading Be like a monkey, Be Flexible
I work as a Regional Coordinator for an Indigenous Program here in Canada. I was recently meeting with one of the field teams to discuss opportunities of how they were implementing land based healing to their program. The team talked … Continue reading Reclaiming Your Identity: Embrace Life
Today is July 10,2019. I am writing this story as I fly to Bloodvein First Nation in Manitoba Canada. The morning looks gorgeous, with lots of sunshine. As I look through the window of my plane, I am awed by … Continue reading carpe, carpe diem, seize the day
So you’ve just ended a phone conversation where you were looking for some concrete help, and now you feel frustrated! Thinking back on it, you realize that “yeah but” was repeated (by you) at least three times. You want advice, … Continue reading Yes, But Syndrome
Japan is known as a very polite society. People bow to show respect and to greet one another with a measure of humility and respect. Drivers are very patient with each other and with pedestrians and will quietly wait for others. … Continue reading The Mind of Putting Others First
During a war 15 soldiers lost their way in the desert then suddenly they found themselves in the face of an enemy camp that had at least 400 soldiers. The enemy noticed them and shortly they started chasing them. 14 … Continue reading be proud of how far you have come