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EPISODE 140 – Flex Your Resilience Reflex with Zaheen Nanji

Zaheen Nanji is a resilience champion and an entrepreneur. She teaches people and
organizations how to embrace change effortlessly and create resilient leaders and tenacious employees. Zaheen owns Shanti Wellness and Laser Centre in Alberta and is the author of four books of which two are co-authored. People who don’t know Zaheen’s background sometimes assume that achieving success was easy for her. That couldn’t be further from the truth. She grew up in Kenya, East Africa, where good-quality higher education was not available and there was very … Read the rest

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Are You Blocking Your Success Intentionally?

Do you ever feel that you have more demands on your time than you have ever had before? You are working on getting more done with less time and sometimes things are falling through the cracks impacting your productivity and performance. You need to start guarding your time and treating it as a commodity or treasure. Time is not something you get back. By guarding your time, you can focus on what is important to you. What is your biggest priority right now? Are you spending the majority of your time focused on this area? Each day you should be Read the rest

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Episode 102 – No More Superwoman Complex with Doc Swiner

Meet our Guest:

Voted as 1 of 10 Best Doctors in North Carolina in 2017, C. Nicole Swiner, MD/AKA DocSwiner, is a family physician, 2-time best-selling author, 3-time best-selling publisher, national speaker, wife and Mom of 2. She loves taking care of the family as a whole—from the cradle to the grave. Her medical interests include Minority Health, Women’s Health and Pediatrics. For her undergraduate education, she attended Duke University and went to medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, SC. She’s lived in … Read the rest

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When Your Plan to ‘Have it All’ Backfires: How to Balance Your Commitments

The quest for work-life balance and ‘having it all’ can be a disillusion for many as they work long hours trying to give equal attention to each area of their lives. Not only is this disappointing, it leaves people literally exhausted and feeling over-extended. People are shuttling children to and from activities, cleaning house, buying groceries, making meals, writing reports and blog posts while making meals, and balancing the budget. They have become so task-oriented that they are no longer pursuing and living a life of significance and meaning. What was once a mission to achieve meaningful goals and leave Read the rest

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Episode 65 – The Rollercoaster Ride of an Entrepreneur

“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote

When you became an entrepreneur, you never bargained that your choice would be compared to that of the roller coaster ride. I not a big fan of roller coasters; however, when my kids wanted to go on them, I would pull out my watch and I would look at how long it … Read the rest

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Are You in it for the Long Haul?

Messengers are everywhere. There are people who may give you warnings, messages, and lessons. Sometimes people appear in your life to remind you of the lessons you have learned. I often hear, “Well, that is just common sense.” If it is common sense why are we not doing it? If you are in business, are you in it for the long haul?…then you need to find the PAUSE button once in a while.

This past weekend, I was at one of our monthly Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) meetings and I had the pleasure of hearing Patricia Katz (www.patkatz.com) … Read the rest

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