I Want to Keep Wearing My Mask. And It Has Nothing to Do with COVID.

Life jolts us. It’s a reminder we’re mostly not in charge. Take the pandemic as one glaring example. In my much smaller world, I recently went to the dermatologist for what I […]

By |June 8th, 2021|Learning, Relationships|0 Comments

A Courageous Career Transformation

In the world where things change as fast as Tik Tok trends, it’s important to be nimble in our careers, so that we can adapt to change and, if necessary, create a […]

By |June 8th, 2021|Career development, Friendship, Women in business|0 Comments

Being the Leader of Your Own Life, Part II

A while back I wrote about this important topic. Given the year we’ve just had, I feel it needs a revisit. This work is foundational to […]

By |October 21st, 2020|Leadership, Learning|0 Comments

The Tragedy of an Iconic Brand Unravelling

The best leaders are emotionally fit, bringing their strongest emotional selves to work each day. They model the “We Principles” of hope, generosity of spirit, and moral courage– leading with a “we” […]

By |September 28th, 2020|Leadership, Workplace happiness|2 Comments

Re-imagine Your Life

A crisis has a way of sorting out what matters in your life. For me, that crisis was in 1999, when my father died. I was in my early 40’s, helping to […]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Career development, Leadership, Workplace happiness|0 Comments

Common Sense(s)

My gynecologist texted me a happy birthday wish today. Most people forgot, even my husband, but I don’t blame him. Even though we’re ‘sheltered’ together, our disjointed emotions have us sideways. Not […]

By |May 7th, 2020|Friendship, Relationships|0 Comments

Dysfunction Junction

We are human. Don’t forget that during this time we’re in. Emotional fitness is the ideal, but with today’s fears and uncertainties, don’t forget you’re human.  This means: don’t dismiss the emotions you are feeling […]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friendships

My husband Bill and I have a friend named Patrick. He is a friend to both of us for different reasons. Bill worked for Patrick in one phase of his career; Patrick worked for […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Friendship|0 Comments

The Best Advice For Our Kids (or Grandkids)

“Where are you going?” This seems like such an innocuous question. Your partner or child may ask it when you’re getting ready to leave the house. A simple question, except if you’re 18, and waiting to hear from colleges you’ve applied to. This was the case with [...]

By |January 27th, 2020|Career development, Learning|0 Comments

Finding Your True North

I was surprised by a question I was asked after speaking at the University of Toronto a few months back. A gentleman came up to me and said, “I have a 22-yr old daughter. […]

By |November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments