November | Resetting

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”  ~Joseph Campbell I love a well-defined goal. Whether it’s a new personal habit I’m trying to cultivate or an audacious professional…

October | Gratitude

“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” ~Anthony Robbins I walk with gratitude, each step an appreciation of the earth, whatever the weather is and whomever is accompanying me — most usually Max-dog on our…

September | Resilience

In spring 2022, I moved residence and drove 5,000 km from Toronto, Ontario, to Victoria, British Columbia, through beautiful (and boring) stretches of Western Canada. While I re-fueled my small hatchback about 10 times, I kept myself recharged…

August | Make Time for Joy

“Joy is not made to be a crumb” from “Don’t Hesitate”, a poem by Mary Oliver Make time for joy. That is a nice thought. Maybe a little too nice. Given the current state of the world, taking time for joy might sound like a frivolous…

July | Abundance

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”  ~Steve Maraboli We are moving into the time of abundance on the farm — everything is in full bloom: Eggplant…

June | Alone Time

This month's edition of our L@S Newsletter encourages a more intentional balance. Many of the leaders we work with spend a lot of time in meetings. A quick glimpse of their schedule shows a wall of back-to-back meetings, often overlapping,…

May | Cultivating Growth

“Something has changed within me, something is not the same…”  ~from the song Defying Gravity from Wicked Planting a garden is a humbling teacher when it comes to cultivating growth. We start by dreaming of the flowers, fruits, and…

April | Transitions

Good leaders react quickly when things change. Great leaders reflect, check-in, and choose how to respond to change. Spring is springing for us here in Southern Ontario — it’s trying to at least! It’s that awkward time of year when…

Create a daily focus practice.

Image by Irina L from Pixabay One of my core values is discipline and doing what I say. This for me is how I show up with integrity both for myself and the commitments I make to others. Keeping focused on what's most important helps me feel…

What are you focusing your attention on?

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay The world is abound with distraction and it’s only getting worse. Technology is interlaced with AI, which is driven by research into human psychology, making it smarter at capturing our…