Blue Jays in Bird Feeder

What is a Flock? Who is Your Flock?

Our first Flock came organically: Hesaneh reached out because she wanted her team to experience the strength and connection of being together to grow... Grow their skills, deepen their connection and expand their impact.
Fall Landscape

September | Transitions and Embracing Change

In September, I often think about transitions and change. I see it clearly as the leaves begin their seasonal dance, shifting from vibrant green to the glowy autumn colours I look forward to every year. I know that change is fundamental...

August | Stop Saying “Yes” to Shit You Hate

A couple of weekends ago I had the pleasure of a trip to Tofino, one of my most favourite places in British Columbia. Four blissful days of languid mornings spent reading in dappled sunlight, long walks with sandy toes, and delicious food in…

July | Nervous System Mapping

“I don't have a nervous system, I am a nervous system." In my recent session with my own coach, we discussed the topic of mapping out the characteristics of my nervous system. The intention was to get a better understanding of why I don’t…

June | Silent Suffering

“So if there is any truth to it all - it is that everyone suffers in their own way.”  ~Laura Chouette In our work at Leaders@Scale, we often see leaders and individual contributors undermine themselves by occasionally bottling up their…

April | The Glorious Messiness of Being Human

"The messiness of humanity is what gives us our humanity. Without it, we would be nothing but machines." ~Anne Lamott, author & activist Leadership can be a messy business. As leaders, we are tasked with guiding others, making tough…

Rhythm and Pace

“If a business is to be considered a continuous process, instead of a series of disjointed stop-and-go events, then the economic universe in which a business operates - and all the major events within it - must have rhyme, rhythm, or reason.” …

March | Taking Up Space

"It was when I dared to take up space that I claimed my place." ~Becca Lee How tightly do you hold the reins? I took an intentional and outwardly quiet start to the year and undertook a creative exploration into leadership. To be away with…

January | Connecting the Dots

"Collecting the dots. Then connecting them. And then sharing the connections with those around you. This is how a creative human works. Collecting, connecting, sharing." ~Amanda Palmer Change is happening by the minute as I feel the movements…

December | Reconnection

“We’re not trying to be something we aren’t; rather, we’re reconnecting with who we are.”  ~Pema Chodron In early 2022, I moved to Victoria, British Columbia to get closer to the mountains, old-growth forests, and ocean. I…