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It’s all good

“We all do what we do to feel good about ourselves” – a premise I was introduced to some time ago which in a nutshell explains people. Even when we do good, we do it for ourselves first. Yup, we have a deeper intrinsic motivation that drives

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Tell Me More

Your brain really wants it. Yet many of us have a hard time both giving and getting it. I am referring to feedback. Good ol’ information on how you are doing. Sometimes the world delivers natural feedback, which is good. What we do with that feedback? Not

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Why EI is the new IQ

A simple request to do something that for most of us is not entirely intuitive. In other words the “how” is a bit fuzzy. So let’s break it down a bit further. Thinking outside the box goes beyond intellectual ability or IQ and depends equally as much

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Carpe Diem

You’ve got too much on your plate and you’re full. In fact, it’s making you feel a bit nauseated just thinking about it. I’m not talking about last night’s dinner I’m referring to your overflowing to do list. If that spring in your step as not quite

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Go for the Goal

As we roll past the holidays (literally after all of the holiday eating, but I digress) and into the new year it’s a good time to hit pause. To reflect on the previous year’s results and consider quite literally what’s working, what isn’t working and what to

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Joy to the World!

As the holiday season approaches, a time of giving and receiving, it occurs to me that this means so much more than the tangible “gifts” we exchange. Each and everyday, our attitude – our emotional state which is simply how we are feeling – has either a

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Get out of the Blues

If the November blues are getting you down it may be a different blue you need to address. I’m talking about your ingrained blueprint. The one you have, whether you are aware of it or not, that guides your day to day actions that leads to your

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You Can Get More Satisfaction!

Take a P – any P – Profit, Productivity, Performance – and I can tell you what’s behind it.  Strengths. An organization that is working its strengths, filled with teams of people working their strengths; can’t help but get more P and not just one P all

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Meet Your Bay Besties

  I love being a part of “the Bay”! Both Burlington and Hamilton have so much to offer; including top notch innovators. I’m thrilled to be featured as an expert contributor and weigh in with “The Business “Cadbury” Secret” innovation formula. Give it a read and while

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A Change Could do you Good!

If a change could do you good, why oh why do many of us find change so difficult? As a hired gun (aka change agent) brought into many organizations to make things better, this is a question clients ask me and I ask myself more times than

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