Acceptance · Being Woman · giving up perfect · Just because · Leadership · Learning · Personal Development · Wisdom

Being a Soft AND Solid Woman

There’s something about being both a Soft AND Solid woman that I couldn’t comprehend until I experienced the limitations of being too much of either, and the impact it had on both how I show up and on how I bring into my life what I want and deserve. And until I let myself fall… Continue reading Being a Soft AND Solid Woman

Face your fears · Goals · Intention · Leadership · Personal Development

Who am I becoming? Reflecting on co-presenting w/ @Matt_Corker at the UBC SLC

Last weekend the most amazing partner in crime, Matt Corker, and I presented two workshops at the UBC Student Leadership Conference on “Getting out of your own way”.  It was a new experience for both of us – I had never presented at the SLC before (let alone with a remote teammate) and Matt had never presented digitally (which… Continue reading Who am I becoming? Reflecting on co-presenting w/ @Matt_Corker at the UBC SLC

Face your fears · Intention · Leadership · Personal Development · Wisdom

6 Lessons from a Thai Monk + controlling the Monkey Mind

Don’t say a word and control your thoughts. Ready? Go. When I was in Northern Thailand, the opportunity to go on a silent meditation retreat pretty much fell on my lap. I had wanted to go on one for so long so I jumped on it! Together, a group of around 12 of us from around… Continue reading 6 Lessons from a Thai Monk + controlling the Monkey Mind

Gratitude · Great Managers · Leadership · Passion · Personal Development

Creating game-changing organizational cultures using POS

I was recently chatting with a colleague about one of my favorite topics, Organizational Culture; what it is? how does it form? what elements make some stand out against others? how does it bring out the best in people? or how might it limit people’s potential? To me, the culture is the soul of the organization; it encompasses how… Continue reading Creating game-changing organizational cultures using POS

Leadership · Personal Development · Wisdom

Deepak Chopra on Becoming a Leader

Came across an article yesterday from one of the greats – Deepak Chopra – where he shares his wisdom on what a leader is, who becomes one and how to become one. It was too good not to share! “A great leader is an agent of change who has clarity of visions and knows how… Continue reading Deepak Chopra on Becoming a Leader

Leadership · sport · Team Building

Sport & Business: Same principles, different playing field.

Sport is such a great vehicle for teaching many life and leadership skills. I am constantly using the lessons I learned in sport and am lucky to be able draw parallels between these two worlds daily. Here’s a short list of lessons learned and examples of the cross-pollination between sport and business.   1. Cheering for… Continue reading Sport & Business: Same principles, different playing field.

Drive · Leadership

Is your success getting in your way?

Something that someone said yesterday got the wheels turning: “success can be one of your worst enemies” – what? I needed to hear more because something wasn’t clicking…then the explanation came – if you are successful today, doing what you are doing, what is motivating you to embrace change and take it to the next… Continue reading Is your success getting in your way?