Training Evolution Blog

Dealing with Ambiguity, as Always

From the time I can remember anything, I felt like I was always unsure of what was next. My life, like most of those I know, has not translated in any way close to my initial dreams (although what has transpired is truly lovely). Living in ambiguity has been a mainstay over […]

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Do I have space in my brain for that?

  First of all, I am going into my virtual confessional and admit that I have plenty of time and space in my brain to figure out how to cast some professional lighting on myself when engaging Zoom. Okay, one more confession: I might have learned the value of good lighting by […]

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Just Zooming Along

Looks like everyone has stolen my thunder and now works from home. My secret is out and we can all make working from home the flexible, non-conforming alternative to ‘business as usual’ at the office. Adding the Zoom platform is what I have found exceptional in the new reality. […]

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What 18 Years of 'Working from Home' Has Taught Me

 

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The World as We Know It

  What a world we are living in. As I talk to my smart 18 year old about thrilling college choices (with the ridiculous money conversations attached), and at the same time try to share integral information about the Coronavirus, my world has truly turned upside-down. Focus and […]

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Connecting from Ears to Fingers by David Alery

 

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Reluctant About Goal Setting? Start With the Obstacles! by Mark Modesti

 

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Transitions, oh Transitions, by Jillian McLaughlin

  Using the Skills of Emotional Intelligence: Bringing Your Best Self to All You Do This summer after living and working in Kansas City (the city of BBQ, beer and Baseball as my husband likes to say), my family returned to our original home in Toronto. We left the States all the […]

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Let's Get Talking (and learn about each other on a different level)

  Sometimes it's just a simple, additional question that can take a conversation from basic to exceptional. When talking to a co-worker or friend, (especially at this is the time of year) take a moment and 'take their pulse'. Learn from them and engage more fully. It seems […]

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Prickly Change

  Change can be gnarly and it can put stress on very familiar relationships. I am happy at this time of year to reflect and determine how I want to be, live, thrive and assist. I am ready for some big personal changes and I can feel my discussions with clients and friends […]

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