Meg’s blog

This blog is about helping you to become a more effective, agile, self-aware leader—at work, at home or in your community.

You will find inspiration, real-world stories and pragmatic tips on  overcoming road blocks and encouraging positive movement for yourself and others. Enjoy!

Mindfulness Experience

Create Your Own Mindfulness Experience. May 13 – 17, 2020

Want to get started with mindfulness? Or find a practice you can stick with and easily integrate into your busy ...
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stillness water sky

Finding Stillness; a resource from calm to action

Rarely is Lake Huron so still. Last week, this water was ice. Now it reflects morning dawning. I know this ...
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Come out from behind old patterns

Get unstuck; It’s not about you

‘It’s not personal’ can be a key turning point in helping you get unstuck from unproductive habits or ways of ...
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Transition question for your next key recruit

They’re Gone. Now What? 7 transition questions for your next key recruit

When a key person resigns, it can be an opportunity for organizational change. Here are 7 transition questions to guide one ...
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Mindfulness at work expands capacity of what you thought possible

What Every Leader Should Know; 6 Reasons for Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness is not about tuning out to reduce stress, but about getting unstuck, feeling less stretched and expanding the range ...
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Intentions shape every step toward your goal

Goals and Intentions for your New Year’s Resolution

Don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions? Set both goals and intentions to focus on tangible future outcomes and the intangible ...
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Body language for everyone

Pay attention—your body language is speaking

While you are talking, do you know what your body is saying? Use these four elements of body language to ...
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Equanimity- the fire and the ice

Equanimity for Anyone

If you have too many days of feeling off-balance, stressed or disturbed, you may seek the inner calm and stability ...
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Waves of change in new job

You’ve Got That Dream New Job. Now What?

What if you’ve landed that great new job, but are experiencing big waves of change, feeling disoriented or wondering if ...
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Mindfulness Reality Check

Mindfulness Reality Check; eight tips, one warning and one booster

I was delighted to do a guest podcast with Wendy Haylett on her new series Everyday Buddhism, already top-ranked in ...
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light and shadow side

Owning Your Shadow Side

Leaders who want coaching are successful, smart people. So why do I insist that we approach their dark or shadow ...
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Raven coaxes you into powerful communication

Four Factors of Powerful Communication

Communication is a challenge at every level of leadership. Powerful communication can be learned, if you build your capacities for ...
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Transition Phase of Change

What Phase of Change Are You In?

Knowing what phase of change you are in can help you normalize it. If you can recognize the signposts and ...
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Feminine Wisdom of Day by Day Awakening

Feminine Wisdom of Day by Day Awakening

My friend, the new mother of a bouncing little boy, is struggling to re-find her centre. While he is thriving, ...
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Deliver Positive Change

Deliver On Your Positive Change

I don’t know a single leader who goes to work with a deliberately bad intention.  Yet too often we get ...
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