Why I’ll never say “I’m busy”, again

I'm busy. Probably my least favourite sentence of 2016, and the pain-point for KD and You's newest theme. For those of you just joining me, welcome to the ANTI-BUSY Revolution. A movement with the hustle and heart to banish busyness to restore productivity and simplicity, to an over-complicated world. Today, much like every day, I [...]

On EPIC Love

EPIC Love. This topic has been playing on my mind for a little while and as per usual, I had to blog it to figure it out. It all stemmed from, -- y'all guessed it -- a  three minute TED Talk by Laura Trice on giving and receiving 'thank you's.  For a list of my favourite TED [...]

Pokemon Go: A Business Coach’s Perspective

Pokemon Go. 15 million downloads worldwide. Worth over $29 million dollars. Exercise in disguise. Tinder's successor. New friendships. Low battery power. Deaths. Marriage Proposals. Has the world gone mad? Maybe I'm behind on the times, or just plain over the hill, but this catching Pokemon business is a THING. People are out catching Pokemon, running [...]

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Which Type of Busy Person Are You?

There are varying levels of busyness and a type of busy person associated with each, but have you ever wondered why some people can handle what's on their plate while others' plates spin out of control? How is it possible that there are single mums working demanding downtown careers with businesses on the side, and [...]

5 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Tribe

Tribe / trahyb ∙ [noun] ∙ any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc. Tribes are not a new concept. We humans are inherently tribal beings and we as a species LOVE to share experiences. It doesn’t matter the [...]

Energy: Burnout vs. Build Up

Where does it come from, where does it go… Where does [it] come from, Cotton Eye Joe!  I knew you were thinking it. For those of you non-90’s babies, you missed out on something special. I digress. So, while chatting with a friend over coffee, we delved into the topic of energy. We both agreed that [...]

Willpower vs. Passion

How many times have you heard that you failed because you lack willpower? The good old, ‘you just didn’t want it bad enough’? Or how about the, ‘you never applied yourself 100%’? I don’t know about you, but I hear it OFTEN. As you already know, I am a huge advocate for passion and its driving [...]

Shame and Loathing: How I Knew I Needed An Out

When you meet someone new, what one question can you count on being asked? What do you do for work? CRINGE. Every time I was asked, I would cringe. Up until recently, my stock model response had been:  “[sigh] I’m an Executive Assistant.. [awkward pause] .. but it’s not my passion!”  Phew, dodged that bullet. So clearly, [...]

How I Found My Passion: Afterthought 1

When I wrote my last post, I was writing from a place of unadulterated excitement. Since then, a few friends have shared with me how they found their own life’s passions, and something occurred to me... It is wholly possible that my life’s passion, the thing that I love most, may be fleeting. "But Kim, [...]

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