Trust the Process

Trust the Process

Stepping onto the grounds of Royal Roads University at the outset of completing my Masters, one of the first few words that were uttered to me were, “trust the process”. Almost immediately, I was frightened and disliked those three words. What do you mean ‘trust...
How to Fail and Still Be Fabulous

How to Fail and Still Be Fabulous

In order to succeed, leaders need to be prepared to fail. But in our society, we are so scared to fail, that only a few courageous ones even try. In fact, if you ask the average person why they have not accomplished their goals yet, the fear of failure is the number...
I Told You So, Sincerely Your Intuition

I Told You So, Sincerely Your Intuition

Our intuition is the first thing to kick in when we are faced with a decision, and of course we all know the golden rule “if something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.” But of course, we are more likely to ignore that feeling and continue on only to realize a...
Public Scrutiny & Being a Leader

Public Scrutiny & Being a Leader

When you are a leader, anyone who has an interest in what you are doing will closely scrutinize your every move – your formal decisions, informal behaviors and symbolic acts.  When leading a company, everything you say or do (or don’t say or don’t do) will send...
What is Your Passion?

What is Your Passion?

In celebration of my 10-year business anniversary, I have finally started to put my labour where my love is, aligning my passions with my work. Emotional intelligence changed my life for the better, so a few years ago I thought others might also benefit from this kind...