Surround yourself with people who inspire and elevate

And limit time with those who don?t! ? I?m sure you?re familiar with the saying that ?you are the sum average of the five closest people you spend your time with?. So how much thought have you given to the people you?re spending your time with? As an exercise, write down a list of people you?ve spent over two hours …

We?re not perfect, just human!

Oh the lessons Today is Riley?s 7th birthday. He?s our middle child and he?s been counting down the days to his birthday for at least two months. Birthday?s for kids come with so much excitement and joy and I love watching them celebrate each year. But this year, sadly, I?m in Sydney, 685km?s away for work. And while it helps …

You are capable of so much more!

Over the weekend I became a Master NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner, which is a huge accomplishment and something I’m so very proud of. Over six months the program forced me to ?challenge myself in new ways and do things I wouldn’t?ordinarily do or didn’t think I was capable of. One of the biggest mental challenges was believing I could …

The role resilience plays in leadership

Outside of my own life experiences, I only understood the importance of being resilient when I became a mentor in the Juno Adaptive Leaders Program. The program partners working professionals with unemployed or disadvantaged community members for a twelve-week period with the objective of getting them back into sustainable employment. If you go with the definition that leadership is the …