Posts by author: Edyta Pacuk

Thursday Thoughts: Walking Meetings

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It’s been a while since I had my last “walk-about-coaching” session with a client. Downtown Toronto being muggy and full of construction was not the loveliest backdrop for a meeting, however, it was fantastic to engage in a conversation whilst taking a stroll. Yes, there are significant benefits to walking meetings! Research shows that aside… Read more »

The Great Reality

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It is not called the “Great Resignation” anymore. It is called “Reality”. When the trend of the “Great Resignation” was acknowledged a year ago, many of our clients saw this as a reaction to the pandemic, a fad that would fade away within a few months. Now, a year later, we have to come to… Read more »

We Are All Tired Of This Pandemic

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We are all tired of this pandemic. Many of our clients are dealing with some degree of PTSD or depression, and some are just done. Lately, I am even exposed to such “radical” thinking as “let us all as a family or company get COVID-19 and be done with it”. When our Minister of Health… Read more »

An Idea for 2021

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The idea is simple… Get a jar. You might want to decorate it – here is a project for ‘21! At the end of each week, write down one good memory of the week on a piece of paper and put it in the jar. Thank you for this idea, Thorsten! Considering that 2020 is… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: Life Reno

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I love this quote: “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.”  Seth Godin Today, going on fabulous world trips is not in the cards and many people are doing home renovation projects. Gardens are more beautiful than ever, and outdoor heaters… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: Compassionate Leadership

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In addition to our regular blog posts, we are starting to share with you our “Thursday Thoughts”. Periodically, on a Thursday, we will post a short piece on a topic that has been on our mind. As always, we are keen to discuss. Thursday Thoughts: Compassionate Leadership A compassionate leader is able to balance the… Read more »

A World Full of Paradoxes

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Feeling overwhelmed and confused? You are not alone. LEGO has identified 11 paradoxes to remind managers and leaders of the tensions they need to balance at all times. Here are some of their realities: To be able to establish close relationships with your employees – and to keep the proper distance To take the lead… Read more »

2020 Awaits

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Back to work – 2020 is awaiting! This year is promising to be fabulous. I am starting this blog by extending to you my wishes of happiness and health, fun and growth. Last year was a bold year. I think the sad experiences of losing a few dear ones at the end of 2018 prompted… Read more »