5 Steps to Being Fabulous in the Workplace and Beyond

FabulousCalled

It’s been an interesting few months as I’ve reconnected with parts of myself that I had shelved in favour of what I thought I should be doing, how I thought I should be living and who I thought mattered (on paper). The funny thing is, I didn’t think I was THAT person. After all, I’ve been doing work with clients … [Read more…]

A Day of Reflection and Remembrance

Diversity

“Democracy must be nurtured in ways that are practical and flexible. Pluralism must be embraced, so that it exists both in fact and in spirit. A diverse, engaged civil society will advance these values.” — Excerpt, Where Hope Takes Root Dear Community, I’m a former New Yorker, a 9/11 survivor, and an Ismaili Muslim. I am blessed to have walked away … [Read more…]

My Top 6 Smarten-Up Lessons on Work, Life & Play

lessontime

This summer marked the start to a new year in my life and I’ve been reflecting on how to shape the coming months. I’ve been very fortunate to have some fantastic experiences and opportunities. But it hasn’t been all “kittens n’ sunshine” though with the life lessons. Some of these lessons have been harder than others (way harder) and I’ve … [Read more…]

Human Potential and Pancakes

Be Your Own Hero

What does the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) have to do with being a leading lady? Everything. “International” was the first multi-syllable word I learned to spell. I used to drive past an IHOP on my way to daycare and my dad had me spell it out daily as part of his “knowledge is everywhere, no excuses” campaign. I was … [Read more…]