The Hidden Workplace Epidemic – The Role of Grief & Loss in our Culture

In recent years, our world has undergone unprecedented changes, and with these changes, we have experienced profound losses. The COVID-19 pandemic not only took a toll on our physical health but also reshaped our lives in many ways.  As a motivational speaker and leadership development coach, I have observed a hidden epidemic that has quietly crept into our culture – … Read More

Imposter Syndrome’s Roots of Guilt & Shame

Root out the Guilt and Shame of Imposter Syndrome  Lately, I have been hearing a lot of talk about “imposter syndrome.” This concept is not a new buzz word – in fact, it has been around for ages.  According to an article in Psychology Today, psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes coined this term over 40 years ago. … Read More

The Day I Cried On The Big Stage

When I work with businesses to help them become more creative, the first thing I address is how inhibited we all are by our fears. “Get past them”, I’ll say, “and you will reveal your innate creativity”. But I’ll admit, I have been afraid myself. I’ve been afraid that the very idea I’m most interested purveying is so obvious and … Read More

You CAN Pivot Against All Odds

Do you need to pivot right now in any area of your life? Are you ready to reach for new heights in your career or business? Earlier this month I was a guest on Club E where I spoke about Pivoting Against All Odds. Here is a video of the interview with Rick Brimacomb so you can watch it in … Read More

Find the Urgent Missing Link in Strategic Planning

“I don’t get where you’re going with this concept. How will we come to align our goals by the end of the day?” Robert, (not his real name) is looking slightly bemused during the tea break. Robert’s comments are not surprising. I’ve been told many times that my style of facilitating a strategic planning day is unique. I smile and … Read More

Is Your Misalignment Dooming your Team and Your Success?

Changing world conditions, a health crisis, and many other substantial and dynamic culture switches have changed our lives forever. These shifts represent a myriad of challenges. For some leaders, the changes have left them feeling overwhelmed and burned out. In fact, many have been in this state for some time. What these leaders may not realize, is that they are … Read More

Planting a New Way Forward

This CEO didn’t expect to have to save her husband’s company after surviving his loss. “There are many days that I wish my story wasn’t my story, but it’s also led me to the beautiful life I have today.” – Sandy Hansen-Wolff Randy Hansen jotted down some notes before he died. Bank account information. Contact numbers. Vague directions for his … Read More

Enduring Tough Times

As we all know, there are seasons in our lives that call for us to merely just endure a hardship. Living and surviving take constant effort, hard work and redirection to ensure we are keeping up with world changes, our work life and the stress that come with tragedy, loss or, perhaps, the fact that life looks different than what … Read More