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Comparing yourself to others? Read on

Comparing yourself to others? Read on By Lisa Seppala, True North Implementation During these past few weeks, I’ve visited with friends, family, and colleagues in a few different places. I was surprised in a few situations where I left these interactions feeling slightly ‘less than’ – less sophisticated, accomplished, thin, or gorgeously dressed, with a…

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Stepping out of your comfort zone

Stepping out of your comfort zone By Lisa Seppala, True North Implementation Recall the feeling when you nervously anticipate something that will stretch and challenge you. You gather your courage and move forward because you know you’ll feel ‘less than’ if you don’t do it. According to Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his book Flow: The…

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Let’s talk about work-life balance

Let’s talk about work-life balance by Lisa Seppala, True North Implementation We need work-life balance to contribute fully at work, in our personal lives, and in society. The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace articulates well what it means to have balance in a work environment. An organization with…

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Responding to False Starts

Responding to False Starts By Lisa Seppala, True North Implementation A participant had two false starts in a speed skating event I watched during the recent Winter Olympics. That skater went on to win the race, and it made me wonder how the actions of the one skater affected the other. Did the false starts…

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How do you create space for your best ideas to surface?

How do you create space for your best ideas to surface? By Lisa Seppala, True North Implementation Have you ever had that experience where you’re involved in one activity (e.g., washing the dishes, having a shower) and an idea surfaces that gives you new insight into a completely unrelated area of your life? When this…

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