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What the Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership – Pt. 6.

Published on February 2, 2016 By mgauthier

In part 4 and 5 of my Chilkoot Trail blog series, I told my story of how it took us 14 hours to hike over the summit from Sheep Camp to Happy Camp. We endured miserable weather throughout the day – cold, rainy and very windy. At times, especially hiking up to and down from […]

What the Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership – Pt. 5

Published on November 18, 2015 By mgauthier

In part 4 of my Chilkoot Trail blog series, I told my story of our climb from Sheep Camp to the Chilkoot Pass. This section was the most arduous of the hike and one of the most physical, emotional and mental challenges I have ever had to go through. This blog post will focus on […]

What the Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership – Pt. 4

Published on November 10, 2015 By mgauthier

Day 2 on the Chilkoot Trail Waking up a little later than we should have (this would be very evident later on), we checked in with one another to see how we we’re feeling. Overall we all had a good night’s sleep despite injuries and stiff muscles. We prepared breakfast, broke camp and started what […]

Are Your Core Values in Action?

Published on March 10, 2015 By mgauthier

Our personal values are deeply held beliefs of what is truly important in our lives. They are the guiding principles that form the foundation of our personal standards and guide our decisions and behaviours in our day to day lives as individuals and leaders. Each of us has his/her own personal set of core values […]

What the Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership – Pt. 3

Published on January 30, 2015 By refresh

The first day on the trail – August 2006. We had spent the night at the Dyea campground just south of the Chilkoot trailhead. I was very excited and a little anxious about starting the hike and consequently didn’t sleep very well. I tossed and turned, going through all of my lists in my head, […]

What The Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership – Pt. 2

Published on January 15, 2015 By refresh

I love going on adventures and trying new things, so when I started hearing about this great hiking trail in the Yukon called the Chilkoot Trail, I was very intrigued. I mentioned my thoughts about hiking the Chilkoot to my sister Lucille, a transplanted prairie girl who now lives in Whitehorse, and she said that […]

What the Chilkoot Trail Taught Me about Leadership

Published on January 7, 2015 By refresh

This year, I had the pleasure of spending the Christmas holidays with my sister and her family in Whitehorse, Yukon. I have visited Whitehorse many times and I am always in awe of this City – the beauty and ruggedness of the land; its hardy and adventuresome people, and its amazing history. Reminders of the […]

Power of Coaching Interview with Pratt Bennett

Published on December 12, 2013 By mgauthier

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I interviewed Pratt Bennet, Coach and Owner of Make That Leap Coaching. Pratt Bennet is a brain-based coach and college professor in Boston with over 23 years of experience in the classroom. He has developed a unique set of evidence-based, interdisciplinary, classroom-tested approaches to a wide variety of learning […]

Power of Coaching Interview with Paul K. McGinniss

Published on September 25, 2013 By mgauthier

In today’s blog series, ‘Power of Coaching’ I am interviewing Paul K. McGinniss, Professional Certified Coach, New York, NY. Paul uses neuroscience-based models, relevant coaching structures, and appropriate strategic planning tools and assessments to help his clients identify, clarify, and move towards their mission-critical goals. In this interview we talked about: • the difference between […]

Power of Coaching Interview with Penny Paucha

Published on September 9, 2013 By mgauthier

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I have interviewed Penny Paucha, Founder and Principal of ‘Instincts at Work’ based in Toronto, Ontario. Penny is a certified Coach through the Neuroleadership Group, with extensive experience helping healthcare leaders and their teams remove the barriers to stellar results. In this interview we talked about: • how […]