Samantha Fowlds: Create your Calm through Uncertainty

In this episode, Samantha and I talk about ways to help ease our anxiety during uncertainty, as well as the power of relational energy. In this episode you’ll learn more about: Simple mindfulness practices that won’t take you to a mountain top How to create relational energy that build high quality connections The…

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Laura Vaughan: The Gift of Stuck

In this episode, Laura shares an interesting way to look at how we tend to feel stuck, as well as some practical ways to approach each level so that you can find the gift, then get unstuck and move forward. In this episode, you’ll learn more about: The 4 levels of feeling stuck…

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Nancy Watt: Improve your Relationships through Improv

In this episode Nancy and I talk about cultivating an improv mindset and approach and how that can actually strengthen your relationships. We can only control how we choose to show up, and yet with the intention to connect, we can definitely influence how other people respond (versus react) to us. In our…

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Jim Damron: Transforming Burnout

In this episode Jim and I talk about burnout – how to identify it and how to prevent it, along with: · The definition and three main characteristics of burnout · The connection between burnout and compassion fatigue · How building your compassion capacity can help prevent burnout · What we can learn…

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Liane Davey: How to have Productive Conflict

In this episode Liane and I talk about: · The 4 step Validation Technique to shift from unhealthy conflict to constructive conflict · How to engage in reciprocity · Sharing and declaring multiple truths to problem solve more effectively · Embracing the tension and competing priorities while leveraging the conflict clarify and define…

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Sandy Reynolds: Disappoint More People

In this episode: Sandy and I talk about that emotion that we want to avoid feeling or creating that feeling in others – Disappointment. And yet, as you’ll hear, there can be benefits when you lean into the idea of disappointing more people. In this episode, we discuss: · The connection between expectations,…

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Libby McCready: The Art of Being

In this episode: Libby and I talk about ‘ways of being’ using her coaching model of the “Be Buttons”. Some of the topics we explore are: · The metaphor of ‘touching lightly’ to manage overwhelm and to reset · How being curious shifts your energy to be more open and relaxed · Self…

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Jonathan McCready: Building Trust in High Stakes Environments

Learn about the 4D model with Jonathan McCready, professional coach and certified 4D systems consultant, and how you can apply these NASA principals in your high stakes environments, like Seniors’ Care to establish and re-establish trust.  In this episode: The 4D model was created by Dr. Charles Pellerin, former astrophysicist at NASA who…

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Edy Nathan: How Grief can be your Unexpected Ally

Understand different types of grief and how they can be leveraged to break through emotional barriers. In this episode: We are experiencing a global level of uncertainty and grief during this pandemic with COVID-19. In Seniors’ Care, whether as a staff member, leader or family member, grief exists and can impact our ability…

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Redesign your Admissions with Families and get better outcomes

The link below provides access to my article published in the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of The Ontario Long Term Care Association magazine “Long Term Care Today”. Building bridges with families OLTCA article    

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