Feb 6 2018

Hold this Space for me?

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals, Quotes

About 10 years ago now I signed up with CTI (Coaches Training Institute) for the 120+ hour training course for my first level of my coach accreditation journey.  A foundational course that continues to be a gift for my career and my life.   Through this training, I learned how to listen at a level

Jan 23 2018

Digital Junkies

posted by Nancy Milton in Are You Kidding Me?, Communication, Living Fundamentals

Over the holidays I read a book called UnSelfie,  by Michele Borba.  The book’s focus is Why empathetic kids succeed in our All-About-Me world.  In my opinion Michele has done a solid job capturing key issues of what is impacting our kids emotional intelligence development while sharing great ideas (for all ages) with exercises and

Jan 9 2018

I’m ALWAYS learning

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals

On Thursday my boys and I were driving home from visiting friends in Waterloo.  The drive was about 90 minutes and with it being close to the dinner hour we shared a pit stop at the “On Route” off the highway.  We ordered our dinner and once we settled at our table, I left the

Dec 20 2017

There’s still time…..

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Today is December 20th.  With three family member birthdays in December, mine included, plus the regular December Holiday sprint, the focus of what the holidays are about (and what the month can be) can be lost. I realised this Sunday that December wasn’t quite feeling the way I like it feel.  I am glad to

Dec 12 2017

Empathy – always worth looking at new angles

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals

I’ve facilitated more on empathy in the last three years than the last 15.  I’ve got a list of guesses on what’s causing this heightened interest.  It might be better said if I wrote “heightened need” versus interest.  Yep. Heightened need.   Our society continues to thin quality/real connections with others through our growing use