Archive Month: January 2020
Jan 29 , 2020 / By :

Tom Ryan is taking the literary world by storm in the young adult fiction genre. His first novel Way to Go, was chosen as one of the most important works in the history of Nova Scotia. Born and raised in Cape Breton he still considers NS the perfect place to live and spends a few months there every year. Authentic, insightful and talented and so so inspiring -I loved this conversation! Golden Nuggets: His biggest challenge in life was “gaining the confidence to make the decision to leap into becoming a full time creative professional.” -Who can’t relate to this?? […]

Jan 15 , 2020 / By :

I had a great conversation with Leadership Coach, Andrea Janzen. She is authentic, honest, insightful and at times refreshingly raw about her own vulnerability and the universal fear zone of “imposter syndrome”. She has developed tools and strategies to take you from fear and inertia to writing down your goals and checking them off as you achieve them. With her work (with both men and women) she is on a mission to close the gender gap in the workplace. Her Diversity at Work podcast is a series of interviews and informative episodes about promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. […]

Jan 01 , 2020 / By :

Singer. Songwriter. Poet. Lennie Gallant has captured our hearts with 13 albums over the last three decades and has collected numerous awards and accolades along the way. Recently, he was awarded the Order of Canada. Golden Nuggets: Find out who in his family with “a big heart for the underdog” inspires him to this day and how that shows up in his more socially conscious songs. One of Lennie’s albums orbited the earth. Seriously! Find out which one and why. His advice to budding musicians is to be true to yourself. Write what you know. Take in as much creativity […]