Kellie's Blog

Topic: Redefining Success

Letting go is easier said than done

Posted In: Health & Wellness, Redefining Success, Freedom, Leadership, Retirement

Last week, I found out about a wholesale restructuring where I used to work. Well I guess I didn’t just work there. I lived and breathed the place. I poured into it my passion and workaholic tendencies, and idealism and zeal to help people realize their potential. I took things way too seriously at times. Peers…

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Time, sweet time

Posted In: Redefining Success, Freedom, Leadership, Retirement

It’s March already and it roared in like a cranky polar bear. It was minus 56 with the wind chill on March 1st. Today is March 4th and it’s snowed all day. Beautiful fluffy flakes, but I’d rather sink bare toes into warm sand than socks and boots. My escape from corporate life occurred seven months…

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Working for myself means seeing my aging Dad more

Posted In: Redefining Success, Retirement

My Dad turned 75 yesterday, so last week I took him to my sister’s house in bucolic Niagara-on-the-Lake, a quaint little town in southern Ontario. One of the pleasures of working for yourself is the luxury of taking time off when you want. No boss to please, no vacation slips to fill out. My Dad was…

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