ELEVATE to ELEVATE

I serve on the board of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Toronto Chapter. We held our annual coaching conference in February this year. The theme of the conference was ELEVATE.

As I sat through the conference of more than 200 coaches listening to our wonderful speakers, I reflected on the theme and what it means for leaders and coaches.

Give Yourself the Gift of Time

The new year is often a time of natural reflection. If we’re fortunate, the holidays have provided us the space to decompress. The start of the new year often causes us to take stock in our current direction and assess if we’re making progress towards our broader goals, both in our personal lives and our careers.

A Selection of Our Favourite Books to Read in 2019

We’d like to share a selection of our favourite books to read in 2019 as recommended by our Coaches and Team.

How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas

Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It’s because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems.

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How to Stop Yourself From Crying

Crying is entirely normal and healthy, but many of us don’t want to cry in front of other people. When we don’t want to cry in front of other people, is there anything we can do to save face?

Meet the 2018 Best Firms to Work For

Accounting Today’s Best Firms to Work For list ranks firms based on the best management practices, HR and benefits policies, firm cultures, and retention strategies, and offers a great insight into what makes a firm an employer of choice.

29 of the Most Gifted and Highly Recommended Books

It started with a simple question:

What book (or books) have you given away to people the most and why?

The email was sent to an interesting subset of people I’ve interacted with over the past year — CEOs, entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, hedge fund managers, and more.

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

The Knowledge Project helps you build a world-class multi-disciplinary education that you can use to make better decisions and live a more meaningful and productive life.