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Lets Try & Become The Most Mindful Country In The World

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Photo by Deniz Altindas on Unsplash

Driving this idea forward remains part of my #2019goals…

This article was first published in The Huffington Post on January 3, 2018.

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Make 2019 Your Most Productive Year Yet

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I was excited to be included in this and to  share my favourite tactic for a better and more productive day.

This was first published in Fast Company  on January 1, 2019 by Lydia Dishman.

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Leadership, Diversity: The Future Of Work Depends On Letting Power Flow

It was a real privilege to co-author this piece with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, the President of StubHub.  It was first published in the Financial Post on April 20, 2018.

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The Case For The State As Life Coach

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Photo by Patricia Valério on Unsplash

This is one of my favourite articles – and the crux of my upcoming third book – that, “to enable people to emotionally and mentally handle a future defined by uncertainty, fear and change, the state needs to become a life coach.”

It was first published on March 5, 2018 in Policy Options. 

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Eight VCs Explain How (And Why) They Assess Founders’ Emotional Intelligence

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This article was first published in Fast Company on 10.09.17
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CBC Tapestry: How To DIY Your Kids Spirituality

I’m always looking for data based ways to provide my three boys with more tools to (hopefully) both help their mental wellness and their  ability to live mindful lives.

Never an easy task but often especially challenging  since we are doing it without the structure of organized religion – so it was great to have the chance to chat with Ali Hassan about his own experiences on this similar journey.

This piece first ran Sunday July 27, 2017 on CBC Tapestry. Read more…

How Parents Can Raise Empathetic Leaders In Trump’s America

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This piece was first published in Fast Company on November 18, 2016.

I’ve never been able to sit through a full episode of The Apprentice. President-Elect Donald Trump’s management and communication style flashes me back to my own three-month stint working with a boss like that.

It gives me an instant migraine.

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