September 13, 2010

A Story About Personal Responsibility

An electrician went to speak to a Confidence Coach. The coach asked the electrician: What do you think is preventing you from noticing all the opportunities around you? Electrician: Fear of failure Coach: What would you like instead? Electrician: Confidence Coach: What prevents you from feeling confident? Electrician: Fear of failure Coach: What would you like instead? Electrician: Confidence Coach: Notice the loop? Now can I ask you - do you really want to change? […]
August 26, 2010

My Outdoor Confidence Workshop

Yesterday was my first outdoor workshop, and WOW...it was so wonderful 🙂 I woke up this morning to a few amazing gratitude-filled emails from some of my students, and felt I just had to share! I held the workshop at Trout Lake under my favourite oak tree and the weather was perfect, and it was a small, intimate class with such lovely ladies. It was so incredible to be in such a beautiful environment, surrounded […]
August 6, 2010

Just launched Facebook fan page

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August 5, 2010

How to Meet More People, How to Make More Friends

WOW, it’s hard to believe that we are already half way through 2010! Its summer time, this time of year is such a great time to meet new people. The past two weekends, I was on holidays out of town and made some great new friends. A common challenge that my clients have is that they're not sure how to meet new people and make friends. In this fast paced world we live in, oftentimes […]
June 26, 2010

New Day Northwest TV show- “How to walk in high heels”

I had a fantastic time in doing a little road trip down to Seattle to do a TV appearance on a morning talk show called "New Day Northwest"   Live TV segment and lessons on How to walk in high heels, how to buy high heels, how to walk up and down stairs. "Tackling a monumental problem facing women today...how to walk in high heels with out falling over. A lesson in learning to walk in […]
June 16, 2010

My Baby Bird Rescue

The house I've been living in for the last 10 years has a beautiful back yard area because of the big, huge maple tree and the beautiful green hedges. Every Spring I am excited because I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE animals (especially birds!) and every year a pair of  Robin Red-Breast birds build a nest beside my house, in the hedges along the fence that border mine & my neighbour's property. It's so wonderful to watch […]
June 15, 2010

The Minerva Foundation’s “Learning To Lead”

A couple of weekends ago I was selected to participate in The Minerva Foundation's "Learning To Lead" Program at UBC. I feel so honoured that I was selected as a "Community Leader" in the program! 🙂 It was such a great weekend filled with wonderful, brilliant women of all ages. Here's more info about the fabulous program... Learning to Lead™ The Learning to Lead™ Leadership Development Program brings together 30 high school students, 30 graduate […]
May 31, 2010

A wonderful self-confidence quote

"A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” - Eleanor Roosevelt Tweet Share this:Facebook
May 30, 2010

Gender discrimination and self-confidence

After such a wonderful and insightful weekend at The Esprit Conference, I felt very inspired to write about a terribly hurtful word that I’m sure many people that read this post can relate to: discrimination. Which is defined as: “Making a distinction in favor of, or against, a person based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs, rather than on individual merit.” It is a negative attitude, negative language, […]