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What is Authentic Leadership?

What is Authentic Leadership?

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you someone else is the greatest accomplishment.Ralph Waldo Emerson About 10 years ago, I needed some paint. I can’t remember the color or even what I was painting, but I do remember my visit to the paint...

The Call

The Call

I believe there's a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.Oprah Winfrey Have you ever had something in life that keeps calling to you? You ignore it...

Where to Find Power

Where to Find Power

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.Robert Breault A few years ago, I shared a story HERE about my sister and her experience when first diagnosed with cancer.  Her journey has provided some rich learning...

Preparation

Preparation

When Opportunity meets Preparation she greets her with open arms and they both say in unison, 'Lets do this!'Sanjo Jendayi When change is imminent there are little signs that pop up along the way to prepare us for what is coming. Sometimes we see them clearly and get...

Increase Your Capability

Increase Your Capability

Success is no accident.  It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.Pelé This post was inspired by and is dedicated to our dear friend Crystal, who consistently sees the potential in...

The Greatest Teacher in Life

The Greatest Teacher in Life

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understoodRalph Waldo Emerson ​Sometimes the disappointments you encounter can become your greatest learning moments. Whereas it’s natural to feel upset, disappointed, and even devastated when things don’t...

What Inspires Excellent Customer Service?

What Inspires Excellent Customer Service?

Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.Gucci Family Slogan Last weekend Andrea and I celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary in Ottawa – the capital city of Canada.  It was a wonderful two days, and a large part of the experience was the hotel we...

The Fuel that Powers Effective Leadership

The Fuel that Powers Effective Leadership

Great leaders may be found at the top of a mountain looking back upon their challenges, but the greatest leaders are often found at the foot of that mountain still helping others reach the summit.Robert Clancy My 39-year-old sister was recently diagnosed with Stage 4...

The Motivation of a Powerful Communicator

The Motivation of a Powerful Communicator

Authentic Leadership is Transformational. It doesn’t impose its perspective on another but demonstrates the truth through relationship & being relatable.Joanne Alexander ​Not long after finishing high school, I found myself in a room with a potential client and...