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Hacking 2023 & Beyond…Optimize Your Life With these Cheat Codes

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In the final gem of 2022, we encouraged you to reflect on the year’s “accomplishments and opportunity areas through the lens of your overall health”. Specific to overall health, we referred to “holistic health — physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and any other related measurement that matters to you”. With Lunar New Year now days away, […]

Assessing 2022, How’d You Do?

Gregorian calendar year 2022 is preparing to come to a close and many end-of-year holiday (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Omisoka) celebrations are either under way or are being meticulously planned for. However, amidst the celebrations, personal and/or business end-of-year reflections can begin to dominate our thoughts. While the practice of examining our actions, beliefs, thoughts, and […]

Cancel Culture Deserves this F…

For failure to demonstrate consistency in its application and create sustained change. FOMO, the other ‘f’ and once the primary concern amongst netizens, has been replaced by the fear of being “cancelled”. If recent headlines about artists changing song lyrics, celebrities, politicians, countries, brands, and everyday people being publicly shamed are any indication, this trend […]

The Keys to Personal and Business Optimization are…

You didn’t expect us to give it away in the first sentence, did you? 🙂 Before we share our keys to optimization, let’s chat about the barriers to optimization… Have you ever spent hours attempting to perfect an email, assignment, or project only to catch an error or misspelled word long after submission? Ugh, we […]

Navigating & Coaching Your Chapter tOO…

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Success, clarity, execution, balance, fulfilment, alignment, peace — or, fill in the word that best describes what you seek. Self-check:  Are you sinking, surviving, or thriving? One guarantee in life is that everyone navigates these stages and at times, all at once. Whether you’re sinking, surviving, or thriving; burnout, depression, anxiety, relational difficulties, motivational challenges, […]

Leadership Fail Statements: A Gemisode™ Series

Leadership Fails

Collective cringe-y or face-palm moments often follow a combination of ill-timed, inappropriate or willfully unaware statements made by those in positions of power and authority. In this series, we examine the impact of actual statements made by leaders around the globe in response to internal or external issues, which, at times, overlap. Alexander Pope first […]

Coaching, Mentoring and Therapy: Digging Into The Differences

Coaching, Mentoring and Therapy: Digging Into The Differences

Have you ever wondered whether there was a difference between coaching, mentoring & therapy?  We’re here to confirm that there IS and we’ve broken it down for you below: First things first: Coaching is not therapy! While it is true that Dr. Claire is a trained and licensed mental health practitioner in the State of […]

Woke-fishing Doesn’t Only Happen in Dating, Organizations Do It Too!

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What’s woke-fishing you ask? Well, according to Serna Smith of VICE, who coined the term, woke-fishing is when people, “masquerade as holding progressive political views to ensnare potential partners.” Whew, that’s a word and a spicy one too!  Just like in dating, many organizations, e.g. the ones who all too eagerly put up black squares, […]