Hello, My Name is Fear

Have we met? I’m sure we have. You seem very familiar to me. Oh, I remember, we’ve met several times actually. In fact, every time I face uncertainty, change, or transition, there you are. Although we have seen each other often, it’s always been from a distance. And yet, we are very connected. I must...

Balance vs Fulfillment

The concept of “balance” has been debated for decades. The problem is, everyone has a different concept of what this should look like. In today’s world, it’s more challenging than ever to juggle the demands of your job, your business, and the rest of your life. We are all being asked to do more and…

The Power of Perspective

“Remember, you can handle anything in the moment. It’s the fear of what might happen that undoes us.” ~ Unknown Why is it that we need a crisis to happen in order for change to take place? For me, I’ve realized it’s all about perspective. It’s ironic. I’ve spent the last 12 years educating myself…

Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of not only helping with but also participating in a Women’s Leadership Summit hosted by the YWCA Niagara Region. The intention of the Summit is to create an opportunity for people to come together and celebrate our accomplishments, inspire one another and redefine what leadership looks like in…

I Am…

I’m a big fan of Wayne Dyer and his work. I find he is both inspiring and insightful. In a video I watched not too long ago, he talked about the words I AM. Here’s what he said. “The power of the words I AM can change how you see yourself and how you see…

Creating Positive Change

We all want to change for the better. Whether we are looking for improvement in our productivity or our communication with others, change allows us to move forward. But for many people, change is difficult – especially when they are trying to change bad behaviors. Some people resist it and indeed resent it, especially if…

What Is The Value of Your Life?

This story starts in a quaint little monastery where one day, a little monk asked his elder: “Master, what is the greatest value of my life?” The elder smiled at him, but didn’t give him the answer. Instead he told the young monk to go on a little journey: “Before I give you the answer,…

Getting to the Core

Life is interesting! Whether we are working in a company or have our own business, it’s easy to get side-tracked from our vision. I don’t believe we necessarily go running away fromour values. It’s more like we go wandering away, and one day, we wake up in a place we never meant to be, drifting in a…