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Leadership

  My leadership journey started at a very young age. My parents put me into Air Cadets when I was in my early teens. There wasn't a lot of activities in Renfrew, so it was something to do. It was pretty cool going up in gliders, small planes and a tactical helicopter at CFB Petawawa. One year I was nominated for the junior leadership training program in Jonquiere, Quebec. I recall it being an interesting experience with other cadets from across Ontario. One quote that has stuck with since has been the one in the image above by the former American

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You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

Self Care Saturday

  At a recent leadership summit, one of the presenters read a quote that continues to resonate with me. You can't pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first. As leaders we are always giving - of our time, our experience and in countless other ways. If you don't look after yourself, the cup will run dry pretty quickly. We have to remember that self care is important too. Last summer, as my cup was running dry, I decided that I was going to make Self Care Saturday a reality at least once a month. I was still

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Credibility

CNN #FactsFirst

By now you have probably seen CNN's This is an Apple ad. At first I thought it was quite simple and clever. It gets the point across about the level of discourse in the US, including fake news and alternate facts. The more I watch of CNN lately I question their credibility. I know that in commentary they are striving to provide balance, however there are many guests that they have on lately that cry banana a little too often. There's some people that they might want to reconsider booking if they want to live up to the expectations of

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