What does a teenage run away, Buddhist monk, Geisha girl and Bill Gates have in common? They're all connected to Christine Comaford whom I heard speak recently at the BCHRMA annual conference. Don't know her? Here's some background: she ran away at 16 she's a high school and college drop … [Read more...] about Shiny Object Syndrome – why it's hard to tell the difference between styrafoam and gold
I'm graduating from the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-series program soon and the other day I tried on a dress that I want to wear to the party. I was trying it on because it was too big and I needed to have it measured to take in. That was my first shocker. It fit. Well. My second shocker … [Read more...] about When scales don't tell the truth- how do you judge success?
I love lists. I love making them and checking them off. I like to think (some might say delude myself) that they help me have a sense of control over my life. I can get a bit crazy when I feel I don't have any control, when I'm unorganized, when I'm not sure where things are, what I have to do … [Read more...] about Fringe or Fray: how you see the edges affects how you see the core
A taste of two worlds. And a time honoured lesson. I was trying to put soya sauce on my sushi the other day and having a devil of a time. The little package of soya sauce didn't have a small pre-cut in it designed to make it easy to open. While yesterday my taste buds were watering in … [Read more...] about Start small & think big; creme brulee over soya sauce
Continuing the spirit of New Year's musing, my last 4 posts describe an extended, quirky to-do list tool that I use in my corporate training (click here to download a copy for you to use). It has 5 parts: (I love that out of the 5 categories only two are about adding things. Can we collectively … [Read more...] about My extended quirky to do list part 5 – what not to do
Continuing the spirit of the requisite New Year's musings, my last 3 posts describe an extended, quirky to-do list tool that I use in my corporate training (click here to download a copy for you to use). It has 5 parts: - to do, to continue doing, to stop doing, to not do, to done (no, the last … [Read more...] about My extended quirky to do list part 4 – what to stop doing