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How to Use The Desire Map to Define Success on Your Own Terms

Last February I had a life-changing epiphany about defining success for myself. For a really long time, I believed that success involved being a professional, owning by own business, making six figures, having a family, and being able to balance everything with grace. I’m really good at achieving goals, so I was a professional (twice over, actually, being both an …

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Making Friends as a Grown Up: What I Needed to Learn to Find My Tribe

A few years ago, I was at the rink for my daughter’s first hockey game of the season. As an introvert who’s shy and finds small talk super awkward, I always dread meeting new people, and I don’t consider making friends my forte. Still, I sat myself next to the other moms clustered rink-side and tried to become part of the conversation. …

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Are You Clear on Your Life Vision?

Clarity calls to me, beckons me over like the popular girl from high school, tempts me with freedom, simplicity, and ease. “I have the answer,” Clarity says. “Join me. Become clear and all of the answers will be revealed. You’ll have everything that you desire. Your life will fall into place and you’ll be happy.” Except that Clarity seem juuust …

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What’s Your Why?

One of my favourite TED talks is Simon Sinek’s How Great Leaders Inspire Action. In fact, it’s one of the top 20 TED talks of all time. If you haven’t seen it, you can check out the video below.   His central idea – that “people don’t buy what you do; people buy why you do it” – applies to leadership at …

How to Figure Out What You Really Want

It’s officially 2017. If you’re not raring to go, if you feel overwhelmed with everything you want to accomplish this year and aren’t sure where to start, if you know you want more for your life but don’t know how to proceed, then I have a solution for you: The Desire Map. The Desire Map is a book, yes, but it’s …