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
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
Travelling gives you such an incredible opportunity to take a step out of the details of your day to day life and really look in on your circumstances from a far. It gave me a chance to take a much needed time out and re-evaluate my priorities and values. I was able to look at all of my relationships… Continue reading Putting out the vibes, which do you choose?
Every thursday at 6pm I get really excited. No matter how tired I am that day or how rainy it is outside, at 6pm every thursday, all things crummy fade away. Why? Because I get to head to the gym to train one of my most favorite clients, Alice. While we both admittedly drag ourselves into… Continue reading Thursday’s with Alice
For years I’ve been taught (in highschool, university and in the workplace) that setting SMART goals is the best way – goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. While I agree that yes, goals should be Specific, Measurable and Timely…are the Achievable and Realistic actually parts holding us back??? I recently read a study done by the Leadership IQ Consultancy where… Continue reading Should goals be HARD not SMART?
I had a chance this weekend to reflect on my backpacking travels in SE Asia and a few of the many lessons I learned. I want to share two that I learned while in Bali on Kuta beach that have greatly impacted my life since and perhaps might impact yours. For those that have never been to Kuta Beach, it is lined with a… Continue reading Lessons from one of the worst-turned-best compliments of my life.