The ROI of Leading by Example is Priceless

At first glance, the title of this article makes sense. Of course leading by example is priceless. It’s an expression that we’ve all heard and have grown to like and even believe...if done right. Leadership A Way of Being However, as...

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Stress is Optional: Learn to Let Go to Move Ahead

This is the finale in a four-part “Stress is Optional” series. Read parts one, two and three here. Birthrights Versus Learned Behaviours We are placed on Earth in this body, mind, spirit and soul to experience vibrancy, optimum health, mental clarity...

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Stress is Optional: Healthy Versus Unhealthy Stress

This is the third in a four part series. Read parts one and two here. Some stress is actually healthy, so it’s important to distinguish between the two. It’s not about eliminating stress entirely, but about creating internal emotional balance...

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Stress is Optional: A Global Epidemic

This is the first in a four-part series. Why am I an advocate for convincing others that stress is optional? Simple—because it is simply not okay that there is a global stress epidemic. Moreover, it doesn’t need to be this...

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The Importance (and Profitability) of Staying Human

By now, you may have heard artificial intelligence (AI) discussed in many contexts. To clarify, this article is not a sci-fi read. However, let’s take a moment to define it for the purpose of this article. AI generally involves...

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The Cost (and How to Counter) the Stress of 24/7/365

Your cell phone buzzes on a Thursday evening in the midst of family time. You answer and once again, off hours, are swept into work mode, compelled by the responsibilities of your professional role. Sounds familiar? Driven by technology, time...

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Money, Stress and Work: Talking Through the Taboo

Money is a strange phenomenon. We use it every day in business transactions to purchase goods and services. And yet, as much as money is about dollars and cents, account balances, and transactions, it is so much more. Money is...

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Presidents Group Champions Inclusivity: Vancity Invests in Mental Health

Did you know there are people experiencing mental health challenges in your workplace? Consider the following: One in five Canadians experiences a mental health or addiction problem; Mental health is the leading cause of disability in Canada; and By...

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