May 1, 2019

One of the best things about holidays is they provide a little bit more time to be surrounded by those you love. There's more chances for catch ups. Longer time spent in conversation. And an opportunity to dig deeper into what's going on below the surface of our indivi...

January 9, 2019

So we are sitting at dinner between Christmas and New Year. My friend, his 9 year old daughter and I. We'd been chatting about lots of things. Christmas. Their upcoming holiday. And lots more. Then my friend's daughter expressed her strong belief around a particular ex...

January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! We hope you and your family/friends have enjoyed the holiday period, and are excited about what 2019 will bring. For many, the start of the new year can be filled with promise, potential and possibility. Maintaining that mindset as we navigate inevitabl...

October 29, 2018

There are lines in particular movies that are just iconic. They're lodged so far into our brains that when triggered even the actresses/actors voice, tone or intonation comes flooding back. Forest Gump's, 'Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're go...

October 22, 2018

A few leadership reminders from the weekend:

1. Keep Showing Up

On Saturday I had the opportunity to attend a Youth Forum on Racism. It was a great investment of time and energy, as I soaked up stories of lived experiences, new information and strategies to most effectiv...

October 15, 2018

School's back. Fourth term starts today and we're excited to again share in the learning and leadership journeys of the students and teachers who we'll work with. So much happens over the next couple of months within a school. Lots more learning of course. Bringing tog...

September 23, 2018

Are you participating in Steptember? Or do you follow already how many steps you take each day? There's definitely a growing awareness around the benefits of 10,000. It seems to be becoming a valuable reminder of the importance of movement within busy and sometimes sed...

August 12, 2018

It was such a quick turn after my question was asked. Like there couldn't have been enough time for a thought to precede it. There definitely wasn't any signs of overwhelm in his eyes though. Just a purposeful resolve that to make a decision like this there'd need to b...

July 9, 2018

Words matter. They help shape our thinking, and if we're not mindful can really have an adverse effect on our individual and shared ongoing thoughts, words, and actions. It's always interesting though when we try and simplify complex themes through catchy sets of words...

June 11, 2018

I love my job! I know I've said it before but I need to say it again. Being able to share my passion for all things leadership, and then through experiential learning help participants to also grow and develop their capacity to lead, is such a privilege. I am constantl...

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