Running Reflections: Vulnerability is on my mind

May 15, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
I am out for a crisp, spring morning walk, embracing a slow start to my week. Vulnerability is on my mind. Vulnerability is simultaneously my superpower and my kryptonite. I began to reflect on vulnerability even more after a recently aired interview...
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What Does it Take to Transform Weakness into Strength?

May 08, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Is being vulnerable a leadership flaw or an asset? Reflect on the last time you faced a significant challenge as a leader. How did you handle it? Did you armor up and push through, or did you allow your genuine self to come through and share your struggles?...
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Running Reflections: Can you have balance?

May 01, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
“Savour the stillness that the balancing poses bring” - says my yoga app. While I proceed to fall out of each pose – Awkward. Half Moon, King, Dancer, Tree. Listen, I am not a learned scholar of yoga. I practice yoga for its mindfulness, flexibility,...
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The Role of Emotional Resilience in Business Leadership

The Role of Emotional Resilience in Business Leadership

April 24, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
In the high-stakes world of entrepreneurship, emotional resilience is key to effective leadership. This essential trait helps leaders navigate the turbulent waters of business and fosters a workplace environment conducive to growth, innovation, and loyalty...
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Running Reflections: A life without FOMO

April 17, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
I missed the eclipse. Yes, that ‘once in a lifetime’ April 2024 Solar Eclipse. Life DOES exist on the other side of FOMO!!! You know what I did? I caught a beautiful sunset. Because sometimes cloudy skies make for the most intense sunsets. Ah Spring I...
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Can you Bridge Art and Entrepreneurship?

April 10, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
In the small business world, is there a place for artists? Is there a strategic path to legacy building that integrates creative prowess and commercial acumen sustainably? As entrepreneurs, we often find ourselves at the crossroads of needing to maintain...
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Crafting a Legacy: The Art of Merging Passions with Profit

March 27, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Planning for a cash-rich exit involves strategic foresight, resilience, and the artful blending of passions with professional endeavors. As a wealth advisor and host of The Cash Rich Exit Podcast, I've always believed that every entrepreneur embarks on...
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Running Reflections: Patterns and Cycles

March 27, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Sunday Morning Running Reflection. Patterns. Cycles. How do we break them when they are not serving us? Here’s an example from my running practice. For the last 10 years, I have trained to run a half marathon in the Fall (Army Run/Toronto Harbourfront)...
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Running Reflections: How far have we come?

March 20, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
As Women’s History Month continues, my Sunday run sparked some deep reflections. We've come a long way, baby... Or have we? Women make up about 50% of the world's population but don't hold 50% of the roles in many professions, especially those that are...
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Brewing a Non-Alcoholic Business Revolution with Ted Fleming

March 13, 2024 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
In a world where traditional norms often dictate market trends, the business of sobriety is emerging as testament to the power of innovation, resilience, and community. I recently had a conversation with Ted Fleming, the visionary founder of Partake Brewing...
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