Catherine’s Blog

July 15, 2019

Stop Thinking About Work-Life Balance

Everyone has heard of the term work-life balance. It’s a concept that describes the ideal of splitting one’s time and energy between work and personal life. People commonly talk about how difficult it is for professionals in private practice to achieve work-life balance these days. With increased competition and shrinking […]
June 17, 2019

Words Of Inspiration To Elevate Your Life

On the recommendation of a new friend, I started reading a book called “The 5 am Club: Own Your Morning, Elevate Your Life” by Robin Sharma. Sharma is a Canadian and former litigation lawyer. Now he’s one of the world’s premier speakers on leadership and personal mastery. At the start […]
June 10, 2019

Those Who Adapt To The New Economy Will Succeed

I’ve noticed a common narrative lately. Between my recent trip to Toronto and the various Prospective Client Interviews I’ve done lately, here’s what I’m hearing… Well-respected, seasoned professionals tell me they built their reputations by doing good work. Doing good work perpetuated more business for them. Sometimes slowly, but surely, […]
May 9, 2019

My 5 Favourite Books So Far In 2019

I love to read and rarely watch TV. Believe it or not, my reality used to be the reverse! As a kid, I was slow learning how to read. I wanted to read and would try to read, but I had difficulty taking in words on a page. My dear […]
May 1, 2019

When You DON’T Tell Your Story

The idea of sharing your story – the narrative around why and how you came to do what you do – can make some people uncomfortable. You might think that your story is cliché; that it’s not very interesting; that it’s too personal to share in your marketing. Whatever it […]