We can’t simply turn off the “guilty tap” and stop the flow. Instead, we need to become curious about it, confront our guilt, learn from it, and take control of how we respond to it.
About Melissa Dawn
Melissa Dawn is a Certified Professional Life and Business Coach (CPCC), Motivational Speaker (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers – CAPS) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm).
She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.com and has been featured on many podcasts and talk shows such as Entrepreneur on Fire, Breakfast Television, CJAD Radio and more.
She is the Amazon international bestselling author of I Attract What I Am: Transform Failure into an Orgasmically Joyful Life and Business.
Entries by Melissa Dawn
Tell me… What is the role of self-management in leadership? Self-management in leadership is the ability to: Objectively assess your emotions, thoughts and behaviors; Understand their impact on you, and on the people around you; Regulate and adjust your emotions, thoughts and behaviors in order to move towards your goals, and the goals of the […]
Tell me… are you suffering? You may have heard the Buddhist saying, “The root of suffering is attachment.” Or the quote, “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” We suffer when we lose what we’re attached to, or from the idea of losing what we’re attached to, or in our efforts to hold onto what we’re […]
Tell me… is an employee redeployment process part of your corporate culture plan? Have you considered its role in employee engagement? Retention? Growth and development? If not, you should. When done right, a strong redeployment strategy: Keeps your best people happy Costs way less than hiring and firing Can help prevent and alleviate burnout In […]
Imposter syndrome. It’s that feeling that you aren’t worthy. That you’re a fraud. That any day now, someone’s going to realize you’ve snuck into someplace you don’t belong, and you’ll be kicked to the curb. Imposter syndrome causes people to struggle with confidence and self-worth. They tend to be high achievers, but the pressure they […]
Tell me… have you heard of the ikigai concept? Ikigai is a Japanese word to describe a way of being that revolves around purpose. It’s about creating an overall approach to life that is inherently meaningful and fulfilling. In many interpretations, ikigai is understood as one’s reason for getting up in the morning. Ikigai isn’t […]
Tell me… when was the last time you tried something fully outside your circle of familiarity? You are constantly creating your world through every choice, action, word and so on. When you step outside your typical way of being, you infuse your world with the richness of new experiences and perspectives. This doesn’t just impact […]
Let me ask you… do you know what you should avoid or strive not to do as a leader? When I’m coaching leaders or leadership teams, I focus a lot on what coachees can do, what they can positively influence, what they can take ownership of, what unique strengths and talents they can grow from, […]
Servant leadership empowers the brilliance of others. It’s being a champion for your people, uncovering their unique strengths and talents, seeking out opportunities for them to grow and shining a spotlight on their value, contribution and potential. It’s a commitment to being aware of your own impact and making it your mission to harness your […]
Let me ask you… does the idea of networking feel uncomfortable, shallow or fake to you? Business networking can get a bad rap because the intention behind it – either the networking itself, or the abundance of networking advice floating around – tends to lack the human connection that makes networking both successful and meaningful […]
How Melissa Dawn is inspiring thousands
Melissa Dawn is a renowned executive & leadership coach, keynote speaker, workshop leader, bestselling author, master practitioner of energy medicine and the founder of CEO of Your Life. Having transitioned from two decades of corporate experience to building her own business, Melissa has a strong understanding of what it means to truly thrive in our professional lives in a way that not only complements our personal lives, but lifts up our full life experience and that of the people around us. As a Master Certified Coach, Melissa takes a holistic, values-led approach to guiding executives and high-level leaders to become agents of positive change by connecting with their inner leaders. Through innovative workshops & coaching programs, Melissa works with individuals, teams and organizations and has helped thousands become the CEOs of their personal and professional lives with confidence, success and joy.