Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are that of the author and do not represent in any way the opinions of any of the author’s past, present or future employers. This article is not an advertisement for the movie discussed and is not intended to represent any views on behalf of the filmmakers, producers, … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from a Movie? Unexpected leadership lessons I saw in a historical movie
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Let us take the time to identify the people, things and opportunities that we are grateful for. It is important to have gratitude despite the challenges that surround us. Happy Thanksgiving from the Talented Learner, Michelle Gibson-Morgan!
Have you ever felt like you can’t breathe? Literally can’t breathe? or figuratively can’t breathe because of circumstances in your life that have reduced your breathing room? Intensity of life The pace and intensity of modern life have been demanding. We often face the competing demands of work, family life, church/ministry involvement, social activities, volunteering … Continue reading Oxygen:Give yourself room to breathe and thrive
Reflecting on motherhood while honouring some phenomenal mothers who have influenced and inspired me "Are you making today's decisions with their impact on tomorrow in mind? When you're arranging your priorities and forming your habits, do you think about your children, your grandchildren, about the kind of character that they'll remember about you and inherit … Continue reading Portraits of Grace, Courage, Change and Leadership
Introduction "There are uses to adversity, and they don't reveal themselves until tested. Whether it's serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths". - Justice Sonia Sotomayor We all face adversity at different points in our lives and with varying degrees of intensity. For … Continue reading Fortitude
Relays teach us important lessons about effective teams and succession. Disclaimer: None of the videos included in this post are mine, therefore, all images, audio and rights belong to the original creators. A team is a group of interdependent people who share a common purpose / work and hold each other accountable (Cummings & Worley, … Continue reading Is your team in it to win it?
"Even though you may not notice it in the moment, the most effective leaders forever alter the course of your life." - Tom Rath, Strengths Based Leadership To celebrate International Women’s Day I honour a remarkable lady. My mom is truly a role model for what is virtuous about humanity. I admire her balance of … Continue reading Leading Lady: Leadership Principles Inspired by Mom
You are more than your job title. You are valuable. You are the sum of your personal attributes, values, life experiences, expertise and education. For this reason you see the world in ways that only you can. You are unique even if you are a twin. You bring a unique combination of skills and perspectives … Continue reading Authentically You: Why do you stand out?
Thank you for taking the time to read my perspectives on matters of life, learning and leadership. Best wishes from me to you! Michelle, The Talented Learner
Disclaimer: The views shared are my own and do not represent the perspectives of any government entities or financial institutions. This blog is not intended to give advice in any way. Please refer to your financial advisor and / or RESP provider (financial institution) for guidance regarding your specific situation. This blog is meant to give … Continue reading Educating The Next Generation: Improve your RESP IQ
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