Month: May 2020

What Coffee Taught Me About Coaching

What Coffee Taught Me About Coaching

I recently joined Grand Heron International.  My motivation was linked to wanting to “sharpen the saw” as Franklin Covey says, basically I wanted to keep learning the skills of coaching by joining a community of practice. Two of my new colleagues, fellow coaches Gabriela (Gabi) Nitu and Maryse Matta, invited me to join their Coffee […]

COVID-19 demands resilience from us all, how are you bearing up under the strain? Take this quick quiz

COVID-19 demands resilience from us all, how are you bearing up under the strain? Take this quick quiz

In the past weeks since the world has been halted by the Covid-19 pandemic, I have had the pleasure to talk about resilience with my fellow GHI coaches during our free online sessions. The sessions shed light on our participants’ unique experiences and the ways they perceive resilience. During the sessions I always ask “On […]

2 Ways to Start Cultivating Gratitude Every Day

2 Ways to Start Cultivating Gratitude Every Day

The definition of gratitude is the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. We hear this word a lot, we see the hashtag – #grateful, but what’s really going on? In a nutshell, practicing gratitude promotes well-being. New research suggests it actually changes your brain. It kicks off a […]

On the crisis boat, you are your own life jacket

On the crisis boat, you are your own life jacket

Someone recently told me something revelatory in regards to the new reality we are experiencing: While we are all in this together, that doesn’t mean we are all in the same boat. So true. Yet, we must remember one thing: No matter what boat you are in, there is a life jacket that will help […]

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