Think slowly, act quickly.

Years ago, during one Christmas break, I remember losing my mind and temper over having to go out to another house, for another meal.  It had been a busy week with lots of family, friends, late nights, travel and more and I had had it.  Within minutes, I jumped to a conclusion, made a rash…

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Leadership Mastery Program – Begins January 2019!

Leadership can be seen through many lenses – from parenting, to work, to how we show up anywhere in our lives – and it is one of the most pressing issues of our age.  Our new Leadership Mastery program is all about how we as adults work through bringing the best version of ourselves into…

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Appreciate your experiences when they end

Don’t be sad it’s over, smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss  Last week we had our annual holiday party and it was a great learning experience.  A couple of the old staff dropped by for the event and it was really great to see them and catch up.  As I spoke with them, I remembered how much I…

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As a leader, one of your biggest responsibilities is to…

A leader is a dealer in hope. – Norman Vincent Peale Years ago, I made some changes to the school and during that time, to help make the change as smooth as possible, I spoke to a number of people about the process and potential pitfalls.  One of the people that I spoke with encouraged…

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Tournament Team Update – December 1st

What a fantastic weekend for your Tournament Team! This past Friday and Saturday was the Toronto International Martial Arts Champions tournament.  As a NASKA World Tour event, there were competitors from all over Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Europe.  Your team members, Heather, Chase P., and Max took seminars and learned from world champions on…

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Why face your fears?

To request information on any of our programs, just click here. You gain strength, courage and confidence every time you look fear in the face. – Eleanor Rosevelt When I was a kid, I was terrified of roller coasters.  It wasn’t until recently that I started to over come that fear and since then, I’ve…

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Why you should appreciate challenges

To request information on any of our programs, just click here. A person is great by deeds, not by birth. – Chanakya One summer when I was a kid, I cut my grandmother’s lawn weekly.  Once she gave me a hard time about not closing the flap on the outlet that I had used to…

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When you feel afraid

To request information on any of our programs, just click here http://eepurl.com/cSuFG1  Feeling afraid?  This week in class we’re talking about something that affects all of us at one point or another and that’s fear.  Sometimes fear can be our greatest motivator and other times it’s our greatest obstacle.   Dale Carnegie, a world-famous self-improvement specialist, said “If you…

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When you’re not getting the results you want

Frustrated? We’ve all experienced a time when we’re not getting the results that we think we’re due.  Perhaps we’ve seen someone else achieve something that we think we can and began to compare ourselves to them and all of a sudden, we’re not feeling too great about ourselves. Thomas Fuller says “Care and diligence bring…

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Will Karate help build confidence?

Click the above image to watch a video on how to improve your confidence. Arthur Ashe, was a legendary tennis player and humanitarian and had a very simple way to improve his confidence and it was to…PREPARE! He believed the greatest thing that holds us back from becoming our absolute best, is a lack of…

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