How to Manage Sibling Rivalry While Caring for Aging Parents

How to Manage Sibling Rivalry While Caring for Aging Parents

What to do When Compassion and Chaos Collide

Families have been caring for their aging parents for generations. And while many people view this duty as an honour, some see it as a hassle. Especially when their siblings don’t...

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The R.I.P. Bucket List

The R.I.P. Bucket List

Applying Kindness to the Bitter End

Do you remember The Bucket List? It’s a clever movie that prompted millions of us to think about all the things we’d like to experience and accomplish before our time is up. Among a multitude of other things, my list includes completing the New York City Marathon (done), learning a new language (trying), walking...

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The 5 G’s of Gift-Giving at Work

The 5 G's of Gift-Giving at Work

“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." Pierre Corneille

Gift-giving, both personally and professionally, should always be a choice. Any present that is given out of a sense of obligation is not really a gift at all; it's a guilt trip. Things have changed dramatically since...

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How to Ace an Awkward Conversation

How to Ace an Awkward Conversation

“Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters." Margaret Wheatley

We’ve all been in the uncomfortable position of needing to talk with someone about their annoying or unprofessional behaviour. But some topics just feel too tough to tackle, so we...

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How to Reverse Rudeness in 2018

How to Reverse Rudeness in 2018

“Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength." Eric Hoffer

We hear a lot about rudeness these days, but what does it actually mean? How bad has it gotten? And what can we do to reverse it? While the degree of rudeness we experience varies from person to person, one thing is certain: rudeness is...

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A Season of Change

A Season of Change

“I have always wanted to be a catalyst for bringing about positive change, inspiring others to choose goodness.” Shari Arison

My summer was bookended by two transformative events. The first occurred in June, when I was invited to share one of my Life Lessons from a Death Investigator at Evoso Live, a sold-out event in Boulder, Colorado.

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