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How Strong Performance Can Mask Issues in the Future

April 16, 2014 - Bill Hogg

In my experience as a leadership consultant, I have had the privilege to work with a wide variety of organizations of all sizes and from different industries. However, one thing I have observed that has gotten many organizations in trouble and has caused issues within the le…

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PAUSE – 14.15 – Are You Dazed? Try A Doze!

April 16, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection: When a busy toddler grows weary, he or she simply lies down and falls sleep. Doesn’t matter where. Doesn’t matter when. When an elderly person grows weary, he or she simply nods off in the middle of a visit or the middle of a sentence. Doesn’t matter where…

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An Invitation to Your Preferred Future

April 15, 2014 - Stephanie Staples

This week I bring you my ‘sexy-rock-star voice’ aka (voice with a cold), nonetheless my guest Richard Lannon, founder of www.braveworld.ca helps me out. Richard is a business strategist and pathfinder. He works with business leaders and their teams to help set p…

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Results Of 2014 Pause Readership Survey

April 14, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Consider this a heartfelt thank you to all who responded to the 2014 Pause Ezine Readership Survey. I so appreciate your taking the time to share your thoughts. It helps a great deal for me to know what Pause means to you, and how you think it could be improved. For those wh…

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Taking Action to Increase Accountability

April 18, 2014 - Greg Schinkel

Taking Action to Increase Accountability Let’s define accountability as having a sense of ownership over your work and receiving consequences for your actions and behaviors. Those consequences can either be positive (praise, promotion, recognition, compensation, more f…

Calgary Cares: Guest Blog by Andrew H. Ruhland

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Today, we remain a community in mourning. Calgary is well known for its clear running water; right now that includes the tears being shed in countless homes, offices, and classrooms. Water in all forms can cleanse and heal…if we allow it to by literally going with the…

Know and Value Your Values

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of value is The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Although intellectually I know it is important and I may say I value exercise and fitness, it is of low value to me. Why? Becau…

Aging Process Not for Sissies

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Regardless of the clichés such as Age is just a number, I found myself muttering Getting older is not much fun, Aging is not for sissies, and I am ready for a nap. Dental surgery had resulted in a sore mouth, Tylenol threes and penicillin plus. I wondered about slowing down…
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