Tag: inspiration

David Suzuki: The Nature of an Icon

David Takayoshi Suzuki is a Canadian geneticist, academic, science broadcaster, environmental activist, and widely-recognized world leader in sustainable ecology. His numerous awards and commendations include:

Susan Sly Has It All!

Author, speaker, entrepreneur, mother-of-five and fitness enthusiast; Susan believes that we can truly have it all. You have been an entrepreneur since you were 11

How to Connect with People

A lot of people would attribute the opportunities they’ve received to who they know. Who you know matters both in business and in life. Whether

Althea Clarke: A Unique Voice

Althea Clarke moved to Canada when she was a child and built her own success story. After earning certificates in business operations and hairstyling, she

Your Whole Life is “TODAY”!

I frequently meet people who struggle with accomplishing goals in their lives, and yet they always begin by saying, “Tomorrow I will start.”  Sadly, these

A Champion’s Mentality

The Toronto Raptors shocked the sports world by winning the NBA Championship in June, but any devoted basketball fan will tell you that there wasn’t

Dr. Joe Vitale: Mr. Fire

Dr. Joe Vitale is a best-selling author and metaphysician who has written several books on business, marketing, and success, including The Attractor Factor: 5 Easy Steps for

One Day at a Time

When The Edge: A Leader’s Magazine first asked me to write a column on goal-setting and the importance of having a positive attitude in life, I’ll admit

Creating Healthy Habits

You know that you should eat better and exercise more. But there’s also a force pulling you in the other direction. That force is chocolate

How to Relieve Stress

On your journey toward creating success for yourself, you’re going to face the daily grind and pressures that come with any endeavour. Many people complain

The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy

  Mental health has slowly but surely become recognized as being just as important as one’s physical health. Campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk and other

Transformational Leadership

  Leadership is an oft-defined and widely studied concept. A cursory search of popular leadership quotes will produce definitions such as, “A leader is a

Ideas for Winter Pick-Me-Ups

  The holiday season is a time for joy and family, spending time with loved ones to celebrate what matters most, and general merriment. From

7 Stress Management Strategies

  In my seminars and articles, I frequently preach “stress management,” and I always talk about exercise and nutritional methods to manage stress. Today, for

Mental Health in the Workplace

If you wake up dreading your workday, you’re not alone. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, 70% of Canadians are concerned about the

Jane Goodall: Conservation Pioneer

  Jane Goodall’s name will forever be synonymous with the incredible work she’s done for chimpanzees and the environment. It wasn’t quick and easy activism,

How to Be a Leader, Not a Boss

  As a leader, you want to inspire your employees, customers, and the world with your vision. Managing people and situations and making decisions effectively

Feel the Fear and Speak It Anyway

Feel the Fear and Speak It Anyway

  When Franklin D. Roosevelt said that there’s nothing to fear but fear itself, it’s easy to believe that he was referring to anyone who’s

2018 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

2018 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

  With Mother’s Day fast approaching, many of us dread having to wander a shopping centre for hours in search of the perfect gift. Although

How to Be Happy

How To Be Happy

  Think of happiness like a collection of seeds we plant. If we nurture enough of them we can create a more lasting sense of

Self-Confidence

The Science of Self-Confidence

  Confidence is contagious. When you’re self-confident, you inspire everyone around you. People see that they can rely on you. And self-confidence is something you

Becoming an Entrepreneur / How to Transition to Entrepreneurship

Becoming an Entrepreneur

  Tired of the daily grind of a 9-to-5 job? Have an interesting business idea that you know in your gut could be the next

Unique Global Influencers

Shonda Rhimes — Queen of Primetime

  Shonda Rhimes, the creator and executive producer of enjoyably messy Thursday night television dramas like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, is the reigning queen of

Canadian Expats

7 Canadian Expats Who Have The Edge

They are people to watch out for in 2017. Coming from an immigrant background, they embraced the opportunities offered by their host country and blossomed