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The Philosophy of Leadership

The Philosophy of Leadership

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." ~ John F. Kennedy ~ These days, there is a great deal of discussion on effective leadership. Most of us recognize that the essential traits of good leadership include authenticity, self-awareness, sound...

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The Spice of Life

"When we enlarge our view of the world, we deepen our understanding of our own lives" ~ Yo-Yo Ma ~ During a recent trip to Jamaica to present their program, Coaching Through Change and Transition, Susan Skjei and Mary McHenry were gifted with the wonderful opportunity...

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Creating a Shared Understanding

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change" ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer ~ As leaders and innovators of the Authentic Leadership program, Susan Skjei, Director of the Authentic Leadership Center, and Mary McHenry, Adjunct Faculty, are dedicated to...

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Four Qualities of Mindfulness You Can Practice at Work

"the awareness that arises from paying attention, on purpose, non-judgmentally, in the present moment" ~ Kabot-Zinn, 1999 ~ Most of us have enough to worry about at work without having to think about whether not we are being mindful. Yet, there are many benefits to...

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The Choices We Make

"There but for the grace of God go I" ~ Ancient Proverb ~ Empathy. A single word that holds a wealth of meaning. In this fast-paced, digital world, the latest news is always at our fingertips. We can easily become overwhelmed by stories of traumatic events that are...

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Why Horses?

“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire.” ~ Sharon Ralls Lemon ~ Humans and animals have always had a strong bond. How many of us have returned home after a bad day and found...

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” ~ Oprah Winfrey ~ The bond between humans and animals has always been an integral part of our society. Our relationships with animals can often be one of the most powerful and rewarding...

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A Serendipitous Journey

“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” ~ Winston Churchill ~ How does a diplomat go from working in war-torn countries to establishing a holistic equine-facilitated psychotherapy centre? Jean-Jacques Joris, a former...

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Crossing Boundaries

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” ~ Helen Keller ~ The word “leadership” carries with it an implicit meaning of a person who is in charge. However, do we ever pause to consider what we mean when we use the word “leadership”? Dr. Bruno Sobral, is...

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Vive la Différence!

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ~ Nelson Mandela ~ Working together as a community is essential in today’s world. But how can we approach this in a respectful way...

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