Inspire Excellence

Excellence

  We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. ~ Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States Everyone, everywhere is busy. Busy is the almost inevitable response when you ask someone how they are doing. The fact is, in many ways we are busier. Being asked to do more with less, juggling multiple deliverables, the never-ending stream of emails and days fully booked with meetings. People feel rushed. This can result in members of a team taking an attitude of good enough is good enough. This presents an

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What Caught My Eye This Week

What caught my eye this week...

  Maybe it is still winning the big matches on the biggest stages. ~ 20 time tennis grand slam winner, Roger Federer, speaking about his motivation. In  a great PR move, new entrant to the Toronto ground transportation game, Lyft, offered riders $3.25 rides during some horrendous TTC closures this week. All 31 NHL teams are hosting Pride or Inclusion nights this year. Each will role out their celebration of Hockey Is For Everyone in their own way. The Institute for Public Relations released a study, Resisting the Stereotypes of Generational Cohorts in the Workplace. It looked at whether members

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What Caught My Eye This Week

What caught my eye this week...

  I’ve always felt very secure and confident with myself in knowing what I could do and what I could not. And so it’s not something that interests me. I don’t have the DNA for it. ~ Oprah Winfrey tells Instyle why she won't be running for President of the United States. Here are the three things that caught my eye this week: GO Transit, regional public transit service for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, launched the next phase of their #EttiquetteFail campaign. They released a 50-page e-book called, Unwritten Rules of Public Transit Etiquette Written Down. Download your copy today!

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Run!

Runner

  The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness. ~ Sakyong Mipham I never thought I would be a runner. I tried but it never really took hold. I even read the Sakyong's book, Running With the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind to see how I could fit it into my mindfulness practice. I actually found that help make it easier to do at the gym on the dreadmill, but outside was a whole other story. This past summer on the advice of my doctor I made some lifestyle changes. I was having trouble

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