I don’t like the term “new normal. I prefer to see it as an opportunity to change, reimagine and create.
The art of questioning your own biases, beliefs and experiences.
Being humble is not being afraid to be naive. Allow the other person to teach you something new.
MLK explained it best: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Our priorities should be our sanity, survival and safety of our loved ones
Pretending everything is fine is not the same as knowing you’re going to be OK.
Anger can be useful when it is used to defend the innocent.
They blame others for their problems.
Find consistency by focusing on what you can control and influence each day.
Too much information can lead to the truth being sacrificed. However, the truth does not cease to exist when it is forgotten.
Nunchi is the art of picking up on the mood of any person or environment very quickly.
Remembrance day is a day to reflect and show gratitude to all those who served to protect us.
Specificity is the ability to be specific about what you want, what you say and what you do. This forces clarity.
Somebody you can trust, has high integrity and has reliable judgement.
He was a trumpeter, anti-apartheid activist and considered the “father of South African jazz”
Someone who asks too many stupid, pointless or obnoxious questions.
Quiet leaders don’t raise their voices. They listen more than they speak.
All successful leaders lead with empathy. Empathy drives purpose and purpose drives results.
Silence helps us to eliminate distractions from our daily life.
Don’t strive to be perfect. Ensure you bring genuine effort into everything you do.
Empathy, understanding and positive encouragement are the foundations from which to teach people.
Sport helps me to understand leadership, resilience, passion and instinct.
It is just as important to learn what not to do from others as much as what to do.
Attention management is the practice of controlling distractions, being present in the moment and maximizing focus.
Ethical leadership means leading by example, and doing the “right thing”. There is no other kind of leadership.
Roy “Doc” Halladay was an incredible and generous human being. He also happened to be a phenomenal baseball superstar.
Neither. Motivate people by sharing context about the work they are doing. People are motivated when their work has relevance.
Socrates believed he knew nothing and kept learning and discovering. We also know nothing. So, we have to keep learning.
Focus on the excitement of discovery, improvement and experimentation.
When you are humble about your knowledge, you realize that the more you have learned the more remains to be learned.
If you are emulating what someone else does or has, you aren’t taking your own values and goals into account.
Become an expert and nobody will want to see you leave.