As a kid, I used to adore making map legends. The ones where you’d illustrate what colours and symbols meant, like on this kid’s map example. It somehow made me feel creative and organized and in control of my world. Below are the three easy steps to M.A.P your way to well-being. Keep … [Read more...] about Three steps to M.A.P. your way to well-being
Storytelling is a strategic tool for building organizational culture, managing change, teambuilding and more. In my last post I covered 9 tips to help you get storytelling. Here are three resources to assist you in your storytelling journey: Check out Springboard, the classic book by Stephen … [Read more...] about Storytelling as a culture builder – 3 resources to help you get storytelling
‘Tell me a story’ are words to make most people’s blood pressure increase. Just as North American corporate audiences don’t tend to sing or draw in public, we don’t tend to tell stories either. Or do we? The background story We all tell stories and we tell them all the time. We just may not … [Read more...] about Storytelling as a culture builder – how feather dusters & snow globes can help
Dyana Valentine describes herself as dark chocolate chili peppers. She’s sweet and has a kick when she’s helping self-starters self-finish one project at a time. Dyana’s a coach in the very best sense of the word. She’s also a professional instigator, she takes what’s already there and turns … [Read more...] about Getting real with Dyana Valentine; is being on track and being true to yourself antithetical?
Me, I turn static into static electricity. … [Read more...] about Note to self – what's your sentence?
I'm teaching a workshop on Friday called 'Because Laughing Matters' at the Every Woman conference in Whistler, British Columbia. This is a topic dear to my heart. And if it's not dear to your heart it should be because: humour is strategic, it primes the brain for learning - when we're laughing … [Read more...] about Because Laughing Matters