Catherine’s Blog

February 3, 2020

Lessons From My Grandad’s Legacy

You may know that my grandfather, John Crosbie, passed away recently. He was a politician famous for having the honesty and courage to speak his mind, often when no one else would (and occasionally when no one else should). He was a colourful character who made a great contribution to […]
January 22, 2020

Lessons From An Ill-Timed Gastro Virus

My husband John and I aren’t crazy about New Year’s Eve, but we had nice plans lined up for embracing 2020. Our friend who lives close by was hosting a few people for dinner. We would have great company with a perfect view of the city’s fireworks. It was going […]
December 30, 2019

Create Perfect Vision With Reflection

The year of perfect vision is almost here! Do you have any new year resolutions yet? Do you know how you want 2020 to be different from previous years? Have you written down your goals? Reflection is an important part of the planning process. To make the most of 2020, […]
November 26, 2019

Marketing Lessons From David And Goliath

Most people know about the biblical story of David and Goliath. Typically, we tell this story to illustrate how an underdog can triumph over a big, bad, more powerful adversary. But is this really the right symbolism? As the story goes, the Philistines and Israelites were going to war against […]
November 18, 2019

Six Pillars Of Well Being

Back in October I attended a High Growth Retreat for business owners at Fox Harb’r Resort. This was a congregation of interesting people who own ambitious businesses in the Atlantic region. A pair of women from the Canadian Positive Psychology Association delivered several thought-provoking presentations to the group. One of […]