New beginnings, part two (beginners mind)

“Be willing to be a beginner, every single morning.” Meister Eckhart In addition to the new beginnings that emerge in September I spoke about in my last post, I have also found value in the idea of starting fresh each […]

September on wooden deck surrounding by leaves

New beginnings, part one (September)

I used to think that September marked a new beginning for only educators, students and others in the education world. But now I see that for many organizations, teams and leaders, there is something about September that has us all […]

Some thoughts from the dock…

Recently, I had some ‘dock time’ and could dive into Peter Hawkins’ most recent book, Leadership in Team Coaching Practice, – one that I also have a chapter in, written in partnership with Dr Catherine Carr, and Chief Nishan Durraiappah, […]

River or Rut – We create our own stories

FISA – an organization that includes 5 independent school organizations in BC put together their first conference ever – and it was awesome. Last spring they were looking for people interested in doing an Ed Talk – a shortened version […]

Road Work

As I drove around southern Ontario this week, meeting with clients, I realized that ‘it’s happening’! The cold and snow of winter have receded, leaving roads that have been seriously impacted. There are pot holes, shoulders that have faded into […]

Finishing Strong

From our condo, we overlook a golf green, and there is a steady stream of golfers, all shapes and sizes and levels of expertise that go through each day. I am not a golfer or a golfing expert (“hear, hear” […]