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I’ve been quieter than usual lately. Not intentionally. Just finding myself stuck some days in all that is going on. Perhaps it has happened to you too. I wish there were a word to describe this condition of having countless ideas, but having difficulty channelling...

Photo by Charlotte Coneybeer on Unsplash Life has really changed, hasn’t it? Two months ago, you never would have imagined that your business would still be on hold - that you’d be completely reinventing how you operate. You may have thought this pandemic would pass in...

As I begin to write this article, I am in quarantine in my white house, with its small front porch. The days are warm, spring is well and truly here. It’s green outside, and flowers bloom everywhere. The ocean tides come and go as they...

Most organizations that encourage mindfulness practices amongst their employees do this for the benefit of employee well-being, as it offers clarity of thinking, better concentration, and the ability to stay calm under pressure. However, there are some other very powerful and fascinating benefits to this practice....

Featured Image by Elena Lena on Reshot. My friend used to get up when it was still dark, the sun just beginning to rise, strap on a head lamp and get outside for his early morning walk. His advice was, “Even if you don’t feel like...

Do you like getting feedback at work? Do you look forward to providing it to others? Most people say no to both of these questions. Do you like to learn and grow in your career? Most people say yes to this. Yet, it is impossible to...

I was consulting on a project for an organization, and as a part of that work I was asked to join the project team conference calls. On the first call, I noticed that people were strangely quiet. The project manager, hired to lead this team,...

When was the last time you heard someone brag about going home on time? Taking a weekend off? Or completely disconnecting from work on a three-week vacation? People used to regularly do these things. I was one of those people. It was normal. But here’s the...

When I was a child, my parents decided it wasn’t OK for people to smoke in our house. They didn’t smoke themselves, and they didn’t want their children to take in second hand smoke. While that would be perfectly normal in today’s world, in the...