Yesterday was the first time in months that I was able to get outside and enjoy a patio in public.

It was a familiar and unusual feeling.

I wasn’t uncomfortable, but it was weird how much I had forgotten the feeling of being in that environment and how great it was to connect in person.

We were discussing the blog post I recently shared on 5 Tips to Help Disconnect and Enjoy Your Summer.

Building on that, I thought I would take it a step farther to additionally provide you with 10 Ideas to Help You leave Lockdown…


This week, the province of Ontario announced its reopening plan, which is both figuratively and literally, a breath of fresh air.

Ontario residents have been long awaiting a chance to resume some form normalcy and get back outside in group settings to reconnect with others and enjoy the warm weather.

While sunshine is calling our name, there are still workaholic habits that have been created over the last 14 months causing work to bleed into all hours of the day, leading to extensive burnout.

As you look to maintain your mental resilience and continue to implement The Hero Mindset in your day to day life, here are five tips to help you plan your reintegration as you disconnect and enjoy the summer ahead…


How many times have you been completely frustrated with the day, the week, and maybe even the year?

We’ve all been there at some point where it feels like nothing is going right for us and we don’t know what to do. 

We want to pull our hair out. 

We want to scream.

Sometimes, we just want it all to end.

The reality, however, is that we know we must keep fighting. We must not quit.

We must keep searching for a way to adopt The Hero Mindset and pick ourselves back up to try and try again, even when it feels like nothing is going right…


Before the pandemic happened, we would attend different events to learn and grow our networks.

It was a natural part of business that has now become more difficult to achieve, and embrace.

These events were often busy with many people looking to connect with one another, and I would often ask myself: “What can I do that is different? How can I meaningfully connect with more people at this event? What can I do to add value to them in a meaningful way?”.

After recently publishing lessons I have learned as a keynote speaker on How To INSTANTLY Be More Engaging On Video, I wanted to share with you five additional tips I have learned about how to meaningfully connect remotely…


Ok… I get it.

Virtual relationships aren’t the same as in person.

They lack the connection that you experience in person.

They make you to self-analyze how you look, what you say, what your background is, minimize distractions, experience Zoom fatigue, and many more circumstances that you don’t enjoy.

(Especially for those of you in sales!)

It doesn’t take much more than a few simple techniques to help you deepen your relationships with your prospective client, establish a greater connection with your team, and quickly build trust within a virtual world…