We listen all day long… to our peers, friends, family, co-workers, children, partner. But do we really HEAR what they are saying? The ability to listen and the ability to really hear are two different things. One is mechanical and the other is an art form. I have been a student of listening for over […]
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Are you working hard yet not achieving the level of success that you desire? Do your dreams and goals sometimes seem elusive or just beyond reach? Do you wish you could BE more, DO more or HAVE more? Our brain is amazing! In fact, neuroscientists tell us that the human brain is the most powerful […]
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I haven’t always loved mind mapping. During school, I was well trained in outlining and I was fairly good at it. Habits from childhood can run deep. So it took me a few years to let go of the old and embrace the new. However, when I did let go of the old outlining method, […]
Every participant in the Women in Leadership Program does their Philosophy of Leadership for their graduation Certificate. Vicky McGowan showed the graduating class her grid on leadership and shared that when she showed it to her 11 year old son he said, “Oh mom, that’s so boring!” Thanks to her 11 year old son’s challenge […]
At one time or another, as a leader, parent, family member or friend, we are all faced with conversations that are uncomfortable or awkward. One of the secrets of great leadership is being able to initiate these conversations. Uncomfortable conversations take both courage and planning! In the last blog I talked about moving past the desire […]
From left to right: John Faulkner, Erin Macdonald, Sarah Carpini (support staff), Louise Mackay, Pat Owen (who flew in from Canada as support staff), myself and business associate Lynne Truair. We just finished a powerful 7 day training for 3 principals from Melbourne, Australia (names in bold). All three principals run their own school. Professionally, […]