Category: Leadership

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carpe, carpe diem, seize the day

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 the beauty of the vegetation. It’s all green, full of life and hope. Crops look beautiful, every farm look well trimmed and full. As … Read More carpe, carpe diem, seize the day

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Yes, But Syndrome

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, yet the conversation took turns that didn’t feel satisfying. I know I am not alone on this, have you ever suggested something to a … Read More Yes, But Syndrome

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The Mind of Putting Others First

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. Sometimes while waiting for a red light drivers will turn off their headlights to avoid shining their lights into the eyes of others. Vending … Read More The Mind of Putting Others First

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be proud of how far you have come

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 men ran away and only one man decided to stand his ground and fight. The man was shot in his arm then luckily a … Read More be proud of how far you have come

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Letting Go of Regrets

How to Live full Life With- Regrets   l am a Registered Nurse by profession. To maintain my Registered Nurse license the Province of Manitoba, I have to renew the Registered Nurse license every single year, this has to be done before December 01. As part of renewal process it includes the completion of Jurisprudence test. Nursing Jurisprudence is the application and interpretation of the principles of law or legal … Read More Letting Go of Regrets

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Surviving a broken heart

“It felt like my heart had been torn out of my chest.”– Jennifer Lopez on Ben Affleck, in her memoir True Love “In the beginning, you tamp down the animosity for the kids’ sake. “I’m not going to deny that I went through the wringer. But I don’t think I doubted we’d end up here. That was always my dream, that the kids can have … Read More Surviving a broken heart

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It’s All Under Control: A Journey of Letting Go and Hoping On

We are driving on Transcanada Hwy just past Swift Current, Saskatchewan heading home to Winnipeg. Every driver is supposed to drive at 110 km per hour on this highway. I am  driving at 114 km/hr, just 4 km above the limit, not too bad. In front of us to the right is a line of truck, my assumption is that they too are driving … Read More It’s All Under Control: A Journey of Letting Go and Hoping On

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Sisu – Developing courage in the Face of Adversity

“When life gets tough, the tough get going.” This timeless proverb may be true for some but, for others, hardship can be too much to overcome. When the going gets tough, their life simply falls apart. What is it exactly that separates those who thrive regardless of adversity and those who don’t? Is it genetics, luck, or pure willpower? Consider that Nelson Mandela spent 27 years … Read More Sisu – Developing courage in the Face of Adversity

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The Cheetah Mentality in our lives

Cheetah – the fastest land animal on the planet clocks speeds of 109 to 120 km/h (68 to 75 mph), covers up to 500 m (1,640 ft) in short bursts, and can accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h (0 to 60 mph) in three seconds. When cheetahs run at full speed, their stride is 6-7 meters (21 feet) and their feet touch the ground … Read More The Cheetah Mentality in our lives

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Are you feeling stuck in life?

Are you feeling stuck in life? Many people do. Sometimes it feels as if we simply cannot move on with life. As if there was something that keeping us from pursuing our dreams and hopes. AND THERE WE ARE, Stuck! We feel limited and simply do not know what to do. We have no idea how to break free from the limitations that are … Read More Are you feeling stuck in life?

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How to Live full Life With- Regrets

l am a Registered Nurse by profession. To maintain my Nursing license I have to renew it every year before December 01 of each year. As part of renewal includes completion of jurisprudence test. With my hectic I didn’t complete this test on time. By the time I completed the test submission deadline was done. This meant my registration was terminated on December 31,2018. … Read More How to Live full Life With- Regrets

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Beauty is all around you

Recently I had an opportunity to visit Lake Louise Alberta, where I saw the magnificent work of God. The lake is curved between two, beautiful ice capped mountains. As my family and other tourists posed on the snow covered lake for photos, I thought a lot about what God sees when He looks down at His creation. He must be saying something like, “it … Read More Beauty is all around you