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Book Review: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

Book Review: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

This is a paradigm that really resonates with me. Perhaps the timing has something to do with it, as I read this book during the COVID-19 pandemic and feel that the impact of a finite mindset versus the infinite (or legacy) mindset is becoming increasingly obvious to...

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Book Review: Try Softer by Aundi Kolber

Book Review: Try Softer by Aundi Kolber

“Dear reader, there are truly times when the best, healthiest, most productive thing we can do is not to try harder, but rather to try softer: to compassionately listen to our needs so we can move through pain—and ultimately life—with more gentleness and resilience.”–...

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Book Review: “Master of One” by Jordan Raynor

Book Review: “Master of One” by Jordan Raynor

Two strategists, two reviews of the same book. So different, yet complementary. Enjoy! This book aligns with other recent business reads that support the notion that we will get more joy, and more happiness, if we stop looking to just keep busy, or allow others to...

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DOUBLE your impact this #GivingTuesday

DOUBLE your impact this #GivingTuesday

Upon my diagnosis, I searched the Internet for information on my rare Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The RSDSA came up and, despite being an American association, I found a place of hope, support, and...

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#CPRS: Share Your Pain

#CPRS: Share Your Pain

Like with many chronic conditions, independence is one of the things you tend to lose when you have CRPS. The symptoms are such that doing normal day to day activities are a challenge. It’s a running joke online, you know you have CRPS when you need a nap after a...

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#CRPS: Pause In Your Pain

#CRPS: Pause In Your Pain

The sound of my “marimba band” frogs ribbiting. The taste of a milk chocolate enrobed maraschino cherry bursting open. The feel of Teddy’s silky soft German Shepherd fur. The smell of Texie’s snuggles as he snaps his fresh carrots. The sight of a giant purple iris...

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#CRPS: Appreciate Your Pain

#CRPS: Appreciate Your Pain

Each November, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) patients and organisations raise awareness. In support of this initiative, I’ll be writing from my experience of the syndrome. When our bodies are functioning normally, pain is an essential part of our healthy...

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Be proactive and shape your brand’s reviews

Be proactive and shape your brand’s reviews

A review takes the customer’s feedback beyond a rating (such as five stars) and allows them to add a narrative. This narrative becomes part of the brand’s story as a prospect will look at the brand story you tell and whether this is echoed in the reviews you’ve...

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