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Be more pigeon

Some days you don't feel like showing up. Even when you are not trying to change the world, the effort needed to get the everyday things done can feel overwhelming. It happens to all of us, and when it does, it can be worth looking at approaching things from a...

Doing More With Less

With all the change happening in the world, some things haven't changed. What won't change, ever, is that choosing be in the hospitality business is choosing to be in the experience business. You can have delicious drinks and world class food (if you can find a chef)...

How to have better conversations

It was a challenging week of challenging conversations for me. It prompted me to revisit a list I wrote while watching the TED talk given by Celeste Headlee, she posits that we have lost the balance between listening and talking and it certainly helped me today - her...
Be more pigeon

Be more pigeon

Some days you don't feel like showing up. Even when you are not trying to change the world, the effort needed to get the everyday things done can feel overwhelming. It happens to all of us, and when it does, it can be worth looking at approaching things from a...

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Doing More With Less

Doing More With Less

With all the change happening in the world, some things haven't changed. What won't change, ever, is that choosing be in the hospitality business is choosing to be in the experience business. You can have delicious drinks and world class food (if you can find a chef)...

read more
Distraction

Distraction

I am easily distracted. I started thinking about writing this on Monday. It is now Friday. Over the last few years, training and now working, as a Gallup Strengths coach, I discovered that my lack of execution is partly due to zero of my dominant strengths falling...

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No Drama Discipline

No Drama Discipline

We have all been kids, some of us have kids, some of our kids have kids - bottom line, it is difficult being and also managing a child. After a bit of a family meltdown moment last night, I revisited a book called No Drama Discipline (in summary, Supernanny was...

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Small changes.

Small changes.

I have been baking bread for a few years now, I love the ritual of it, at home in my kitchen with my family, creating something so delicious and nourishing from only flour, water and salt. It has become second nature to me and part of the rhythm of our house. ...

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