Coaching isn’t therapy.

One-on-One Coaching We have all had a trusted advisor. Sometimes it’s a close friend, sometimes an advice columnist. Even the toughest of men have been known to spill their guts to a friendly bartender. Talking to someone takes courage. Sometimes you need an objective ear that will respect you just for putting yourself out there. It’s […]

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The Marketer’s Dilemma

I attended The Art Of Marketing in Toronto this past week. In his riveting presentation, Charles Duhigg (whose book I’m running out to purchase) said that the single most important and telling indicator of future success in a child’s life is… wait for it, wait for it … Will Power Apparently, research shows that four year […]

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Anger Management Tips

Overcome Anger with These Anger Management Tips Feeling anger is a very natural part of the human experience. Anger is just one way our body and mind tell us that we do not like something around us. In this way, anger is an “alert response.” It identifies for us when there is danger or an […]

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Who told you to live that way?

We spend way too much time living according to the standards and rules of others. I read something really cool today. It’s a quote from Steve Jobs. I add a little commentary but the gist is this, get in touch with your inner self and realize that life’s too short to live a life someone […]

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Discover and Invent… You

What really moves you? I can guarantee you that the things that are important to you are a priceless guide. Have you had the classic 20-something existential crisis: What should I do with my life? Well, the answer can be found in your interests and values. Look at the big picture. Ask yourself what you […]

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When was the last time you could say this?

“I’m in a good, healthy, and happy place.” I know it may seem unnatural to look yourself in the mirror and say kind and motivating messages to yourself. But recognize that it is only unnatural because it is unfamiliar. The more uncomfortable it makes you the more you should do it. Recently someone asked me […]

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Who are you denying? Part 2

We are often told as children to shut off certain behaviours. And we do. Many of us do so successfully. Some of us, however, struggle our whole lives because denying ourselves the right to be who we are is more stifling than we can handle. So we act out. Some go bungee jumping with a […]

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