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Hosted by Roxanne "Rox" Bartel, this podcast uses stories and reflection questions to support deeper thinking and exploration for listeners.

Rox walks with her clients, helping them contribute more and expand their influence, while enjoying the journey as they uncover patterns and habits that impede or inspire the future they seek. Her focus is on expanding awareness - self-awareness - and a deeper understanding of our impact in and on the world.

In 2021 she is focusing on resilience; why, how and what to do to expand it so we can make the most of the post-pandemic world we crave. 

Contact Rox for a complimentary exploratory conversation or examine her workshop on building the skills to be resilient. Links to connect are available in all show notes. 

Jan 8, 2018

Feel the burn! Grit requires and prepares you to be willing to go through the fire sometimes.

I am still travelling as I queue this episode up. As most of you know I have developed, and continue to add to, a course on developing grit. 

This trip has added insights to my work and even as I listen to this episode, that I previously recorded on pushing through the pain. The trip has given me so much joy, excitement AND it has stretched me in ways I hadn't even expected. I've learned a lot about myself, a I often do when I travel.

This week's tip: Leadership is an exercise in stretching yourself to feel the burn JUST enough. Recognize the value while remembering the residual impacts of the stretch on your social brain and that of others who are impacted by your choices.

Next week's FQT (Fall Quick Tip); the Hint:  when did you last test your blind spots and what if you simply shoulder-checked more effectively?

Hey while you're here, learn a bit about the new course I'm developing for late 2017 called it takes Grit. I have been contracted to deliver the basics of this course at a few professional conferences and professional associations later in 2017 and into 2018 and I plan to deliver the course in both classroom environments and on-line.

Connect with me on LI and send me your questions or add a comment to one of my posts there- here's my LINKEDIN PROFILE  

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Whether it's about systems or leadership skills, my mission is to help senior leaders make their workplace more productive, inclusive and innovative.

My Passion Initiative: to eradicate violence against women and girls in Canada is zeroing in starting Fall 2017 to improve gender-based conversations in the workplace.

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