Author: Michael

Determining your purpose is an excellent endeavor for building Self. What comes after purpose? I suggest uncovering your Implicit Narratives. These are the stories or narratives you have about yourself that get in the way of your being successful in consistently living your purpose. These stories...

Determining one’s purpose in life is key in defining Self. Defining self is part of building Self-differentiation, the “keys to the kingdom” according to Edwin Friedman, leading global Leadership Development consultant who sadly passed away in 2006. Okay you may say, “how do I determine my purpose?” I...

Canada desires to be an Innovation Nation. As leaders of Canada’s Organizations, how can we increase Innovation? I believe increasing trust levels through The Trust Paradox©: Safety – Risk connection, is a cornerstone for boosting innovation in Canada’s organizations. Google Inc. in their research initiative titled “Project Aristotle” determined...

Living The Trust Paradox: Safety – Risk connection© creates higher levels of trust. One powerful action for generating safety to increase trust levels is acting with “Radical Transparency.” Radical Transparency, is acknowledging and then apologizing for thoughts of judgment, or feelings of envy, fear and jealously...

The purpose of sharing my Practitioner Theory – The Trust Paradox©, is to present the theory in advance given The Trust Paradox is the foundation for all INSPIRE CANADA consulting, people development program delivery, and leadership coaching. The Trust Paradox: in order to build trust,...