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!

To Change Your Habits, Find the Gap Between No and Yes

To Change Your Habits, Find the Gap Between No and Yes

When we are faced with change or choice, we often rely on our regular habits in making a decision. A good friend of ...
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Growing into the New Resilience

For some people, it's a dull flat feeling of being stuck. For others, it's a frantic sense of never enough ...
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Get the Full Picture; Leaders See Multiple Perspectives in a Complex World

Get the Full Picture; Leaders See Multiple Perspectives in a Complex World

Many of us are enjoying watching the Winter Olympics, cheering on athletes, witnessing the human drama of endurance, winning and ...
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Mindfulness – Getting Real in Your Own Life

You may have noticed a recent proliferation of media attention to the benefits of mindfulness. As a decades-long meditation and ...
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The Dilemma of Leadership

Like many others, I have been reflecting on the life and global contribution of Nelson Mandela. What struck me most ...
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Change - Fall Leaves

The Myth of Directing Change

When you think about the successful change efforts you've seen, either at work or in your personal life, have they ...
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Don't  miss a thing in your change project

Don’t miss a thing in your change project

Ask 12 people what’s going on during change and you’ll get a dozen different answers. Researchers know that change within ...
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The Busy Person's Path to Personal Change

The Busy Person’s Path to Personal Change

 I recently led a workshop on Change Management for HR professionals in Toronto. Most people are familiar with the planning ...
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Mindfulness for the Self-Aware Leader

Mindfulness for the Self-Aware Leader

I recently facilitated a half day workshop on Mindfulness for Personal Resilience to kick off an annual two day executive ...
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Are we on the same page? Leadership can be confusing

The other day, a friend was commenting  on a great article she had read, "Stress slows post-recovery workout". In an ...
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Whacked by a Blind Spot

Whacked by a Blind Spot

It happened to me last week, and it has probably happened to you. Something you didn't expect to happen, or ...
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Self-observation

Self-observation as a way to move forward

What do you do when you are feeling stuck, or unable to move forward on some issue in your life ...
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Forget Me Nots

What do you pay attention to?

In this time of seasonal busyness and new year intentions, how can we use the simple act of paying attention ...
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