Common Ground

“If I had to pick a first rule of communication—the one practice above all others that opens the door to connection with others—it would be to look for common ground.  …

Mentoring

Can a brilliant career just happen? What are the measures that one uses to reflect on a career and say ‘I’ve enjoyed that experience’, ‘I made/lived/modelled a life to be …

Eye Contact -The Easiest Way to Connect

One of the easiest ways to connect with an audience is to make eye contact with them. It’s extremely tempting when giving a speech, to want to keep your eyes …

The 15 Second Rule

Studies have shown that we have 15 seconds to capture an audience’s attention; that is 15 seconds to create a good first impression.  As a former busker/street performer, I know …

Maria Pedavoli

Maria Pedavoli Maria Pedavoli is a secondary educator with over 30 years’ experience. Specialising in Career Development and Pathway Transitioning for the past 20 years with a passion and focus …

Danie Botha

Danie Botha Danie Botha was born in Zambia and completed his school education and medical training in South Africa where he later specialized in anesthesia. He has called Canada home …

Susan Kuz

Susan Kuz Susan Kuz is a positive psychology practitioner. She designs programs and courses that help organizations improve employee and team effectiveness, health, and well-being. She holds a Bachelor of …

Kim Hruba

Kim Hruba Kim Hruba is an editor, writing coach, and author with 10 years of experience providing writing services and developmental editing for a variety of projects including manuscripts, speeches, …