It can be helpful to step back when our values are being threatened so that we can better understood our emotional responses.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
It’s just a house. I know. But the fact is, the imminent move to our beloved and long-time second home in the country is still breaking my heart. That’s me. Heart prominently on sleeve. Our city home is just a place and I’m actually quite okay about leaving it. It’s just all the darn memories […]
We all have stories to share about mental health and well-being. Let’s start the conversation. #BellLetsTalk
If you lead a team or are part of a work group that could use some great team building skills, this is the book for you!
Nature has a lot to teach us. If we’re listening.
Change is good. But sometimes it can be tinged with a gentle ache that perseveres even as we tell ourselves that the changes are all part of the natural progression of our lives.
Canada has one-fifth of the world’s fresh water, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline – yet Canada is the only G8 country without legally enforceable drinking-water-quality standards at the national level. We need to do better.
A few lessons learned about building civil and respectful teams and work environments.
The long and the short of what you need to do to make your story engaging, entertaining and valuable every word of the way.
As a writer, you never want to receive a draft back where your golden words are obliterated by revisions and comments. But it happens.
Occasionally, clients push back when I prod them for answers to questions I have about their story. I understand this psychology – sometimes we’re uncomfortable facing what’s difficult for us.
There were many unforgettable “aha” moments from a circle of international leaders and advocates of workplace mental health. Note that the young “delegate” in the front just joined in for the photo. Our hope is that our work today benefits her generation.
Marketing uses content to achieve its objectives and deepen our relationship with customers. The goal of content in the modern world is to provide useful information that creates engagement and in most cases, an opportunity to interact with customers or followers in meaningful ways. Strategy is the bridge that brings the two together.
I admit there are some good writers out there who have little or no professional writing experience or training. But there’s still a case for hiring pros that know how to write content or stories that can rise above all the noise. In the end, the cost is likely not much different when you measure it against real, lasting results.
The mist, the morning, the day, all emerging in their individual glory. It’s easy to miss. To be moving too fast off to the next thing and away from here. It is a rare gift to be still like this.