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Looking back and ahead

Looking back and ahead

This was a challenging year for me, with the natural ups and downs of self-employment and some personal challenges. I started the year busy with work and trying to stay on top. My spring was quieter, so I took a course through Sauder School of Business. I realized in...

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Conversations in the Cracks

Conversations in the Cracks

I spent a week in Fiji earlier in October with a group of colleagues whom I've known for two years online. We're in a business leadership community and we gathered for a conference and workshop. As I landed back in Toronto after 21 hours of travelling, my tired brain...

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How are you curious? 

How are you curious? 

I was in Algonquin Park last weekend. Every year, we stay at the Blue Spruce, go for hikes, play board games, and eat delicious food. We went on beautiful hikes, and as we navigated roots and rocks, we started talking about curiosity. My mom declared that she just...

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The Training Function’s Journey

The Training Function’s Journey

When I was little, my family had a large vegetable garden in our backyard. It seemed to get larger over the years, and my memory is that it was half the size of the backyard by the time I was a teenager. We grew various vegetables – some more successful than others...

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Simlish and the language of business

Simlish and the language of business

My daughter plays The Sims, a life simulation video game. She builds houses and buildings and creates cities. She makes characters and guides them through their video game lives. The characters make noises and talk, but because the game is international, it’s a...

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