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Breaking my mold

I’ve been thinking a lot about labels, definitions, the comfort of duality that many of us live in. Perhaps this is prompted by my yoga teacher training. The more I learn about the philosophy of yoga, the idea of balance and wholeness, of the lack of separation between you and I, us and them, the… Continue reading Breaking my mold

Expand Your Business Reading List

I've been reading a lot of literary fiction this year. I always enjoy escaping into a different world, meeting diverse characters and the underlying complexity that informs their choices. Storytelling that challenges me to understand a different perspective or imagine another person's motivations doesn't just fulfill my leisure pursuits it stretches my mental muscle. And there's… Continue reading Expand Your Business Reading List

Connecting Counts When Crafting an RFP Response

Have you ever been chatting with someone for the first time, trying to get to know them and open up about yourself, and felt like you’re in an alternate reality? The kind of conversation that goes like this: You: “I just got back from Italy. It was one of my favourite vacations because of the… Continue reading Connecting Counts When Crafting an RFP Response

True Leaders Don’t Need False Bravado

I just returned from a week in a tropical paradise, contorting my body into various poses at the guidance of a yoga teacher. What does a yoga vacation have to do with business or communication, you ask? Well, during the course of the week I was reminded of the importance of vulnerability in building relationships… Continue reading True Leaders Don’t Need False Bravado

Resolve to improve non-verbal communication

The start of a new year brings resolutions for many people. In recent years there’s been a bevy of literature about habits: how to set positive habits, break bad ones, increase your willpower. As a communicator, I see the influence that people’s habits have on how they are perceived. In the business world, it’s of… Continue reading Resolve to improve non-verbal communication