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The Best Ten Minutes You’ll Spend All Day

It was the breakthrough that we had been looking for. We had been talking for about forty minutes and my client was spinning their wheels the entire time. Was it

The Best Kept Secret of Successful Leaders

The moment Erin walked through the doors of her workplace, she made a beeline towards her office. She greeted a few people, even exchanged a few “how’s it going?” pleasantries,

What To Think About When Your Business is Breaking Up

It is time to go. Leave the business. Exit your partnership. Whether you simply don’t have the heart for the products and services your company offers, the conflict or frustration

Solving the Busyness Problem

Over the past year I’ve given my share of charitable donations. The only one that I don’t get a tax receipt for, however, is the monthly donation I give to

What All New Leaders Should Understand

Coming into a role where you are expected to get others to work together efficiently and effectively to create the best possible product or service isn’t an easy task. Especially

4 Steps to Developing a Conflict Resilient Mindset

Years ago, Michelangelo’s neighbour was sitting on his front porch swing and observed Michelangelo rolling a rugged boulder up the street and onto his front porch. He took out his

When Did Asking Questions Become A Sign Of Weakness?

The other day I heard a story about a mom that had decided to go back to school to get her Masters Degree to further her career. She was in

5 Ways to Ruin Your Relationships

  Ugh…relationships…who needs them? They are so needy!  Your coworker always wants to go out for a beer after work, your partner wants to spend time with you, your friend

4 Tips For Navigating The Holiday Season

Ah yes, the season is upon us. The season of Christmas full of egg nog, presents, and functions. Work parties, family gatherings, dinner parties, and so much more. It’s festive