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, […]

Which sunset is more beautiful?

These sunset photos were taken on different nights from our hotel balcony at Kaanapali Beach, Maui. What I noticed was that when there are dark clouds, the sunset is much more spectacular. What I wondered was, whether this is a […]

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 […]

Leadership – The Journey to the Top

Today we had a chance to hike up to Sunset Peaks, just outside Scottsdale AZ. It was a beautiful day, and we were feeling happy as we headed uphill. We had our water, our snacks, and our shoes that would […]