DAY 1: Leadership Presence Begins with Being PRESENT.

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As many of you may have noticed, we have lost a sense of control in the workplace and home. Studies now show that this has led to increased anxiety, unpredictability and ambiguity in our daily lives. The result is an increase in anxiety that has affected even those who are not normally anxiety prone. It’s basic biology: Our brain has…

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21 Days from Chaos to CALM

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Hello Female Leaders and those who support you: I want to know how I can help alleviate the stress of some of the changes and challenges due to the quarantines and the disruption to life and business. COVID-19 is presenting a set of circumstances that none of us has ever experienced before.  As a Certified Executive Coach, I will bring…

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Could it Be the Time to Meet your Compassionate and Mindful Leader?

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As I began writing this, I feel a mix of emotions! I’ve been reflecting on how The Coaching Nest can best support you amazing women and those who support your journey. Together, how do we navigate these strange and challenging times? We are all different, so we will be experiencing the COVID-19 crisis from the lens of our own realities,…

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Leadership Starts Within…

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“Who looks outside, dreams: who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung Leadership begins first on the inside. Until we can learn to lead ourselves effectively, we will never be able to lead others effectively. Inside all of us are false beliefs, attitudes, and biases of who we are or what we do. My own personal and professional experiences have proven this…

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WHAT’S YOUR PERSONAL LEADERSHIP BRAND?

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You are already a high achieving woman who has some significant level of leadership either leading your own business, a project team, or your own career and leadership journey!  Most importantly we are all leaders at some level! Yet, you may still be navigating command and control environments resulting in unfair challenges because of your gender or other barriers. Here…

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How to Rebrand Leadership

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For many years now, I’ve advocated for building your business and life on a leadership style that is about simplifying, letting go, and being, all without sacrificing ambition. In many ways I’ve Rebranded Leadership to ensure I remain true to being an authentic leader, focused, fulfilled and free. This is how I measure success for me and love doing the…

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CONTINUING TO EMERGE STRONG…

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Welcome to summer and the promise of sun, warmth, and of course the delights of nature! I have spent the last year going through some radical changes. As I mentioned in my last post, I now have finished a year of visual rehabilitation after being diagnosed with visual difficulties. It was an unexpected, difficult, yet worthwhile journey. Many of my…

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JOURNAL YOUR WAY TO LEADERSHIP STRENGTH:

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How do you feel about your leadership journey at this very moment? Do you enjoy it? Are you fulfilling your passion? Or is it dreary and tough to get out of bed every morning? In a perfect world, you would jump out of bed happy and energized, ready to tackle the day with your clients and employees. Your family would…

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IS HOPE A LEADERSHIP STRATEGY?

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I believe that I’m not alone when I say, “where has the year gone”? December is starting the passage into the Christmas holidays and other Seasonal Celebrations! Not all of us celebrate the same way or come from the same beliefs but I suspect we all hope that each year brings us closer to our dreams. At this time of…

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SLOW DOWN TO SUCCEED

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The last weeks of August and first weeks of September have been filled with school preparation, projects with deadlines, extracurricular activities, open houses, new routines, and so much more! This is all fun, yet it is a great reminder that our leadership advantage is slowing down to succeed! I’m not alone according to Carl Honore the “The Godfather of the…

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A LEADERSHIP LESSON FROM NATURE

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I am continuing to journey towards my desire and vision to support new leaders to EMERGE Strong™! The past year has been a paradox of amazing opportunities and some unexpected frustrations. My personal sanctuary is knowing that I will awake each morning to the beauty of our lake and the wonderful creatures that bless our backyard. Stopping to notice the…

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TOP 10 QUESTIONS TO PONDER THIS SUMMER via Shelley Cox, CEO & Founder of TheCoachingNest.ca

TOP 10 QUESTIONS TO PONDER THIS SUMMER

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As the year speeds into summer here in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I am beginning to mentally prepare for the Fall. I have had an amazing year of study while reassessing my personal and professional directions. Summer is a wonderful time to relax and gain clarity and focus. Will you join me? Here are some questions to ask yourself to get…

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