Our deep belief is that each of us know we’re meant for more. That there is more for us to do, more for us to give, and more for us to discover about what’s possible in our lives. The thinking and experience that has been developed here is for you to use as you continue to deepen your understanding of who you truly are and what is possible in your business and your life.

Success


 

Successful People Embrace Change!

  Whether good or bad, positive or negative, the one constant in life and business is change. It is inevitable. Being creatures of habit, change...

Successful People Build With Integrity

The news reveals another fallen hero. Infidelity, dishonesty, lies, fraudulent behaviour... the list goes on and on. A lifetime of effort and achievement eroded...

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Personal Effectiveness


 

Make an Impact: Live Life on Purpose

Soon after the completion of Disney World someone said, “Isn’t it too bad that Walt Disney didn’t live to see this!” Mike Vance, creative director of Disney Studios, replied, “He did see it – that’s why it’s here.” Your vision gives you a reason for getting up and...

The Success is in the DOING!

In a previous blog post, I wrote about The Power of Perseverance. I'm going to expand on that a little further today... Allow me to state the obvious: Success is only...

Successful People Build With Integrity

The news reveals another fallen hero. Infidelity, dishonesty, lies, fraudulent behaviour... the list goes on and on. A lifetime of effort and achievement eroded...

Vision – A Head and Heart Affair

https://youtu.be/ImEi5bwExPM In a previous post, Successful People Have Vision, I wrote about the value of having a dream. A clear vision enhances one’s life exponentially. That cannot be understated. A business owner with a clear sense of direction for his/her...

The Malaise of Mediocrity

You've likely heard of the expression dog days of summer, the most sultry time of the summer in July and August when it gets hot and steamy, and we blame it for our lethargy and inactivity. And it's a synonym for those times in our lives--or our business--when we're...

Rejuvenation of Your Business Starts with You

The Importance of Rejuvenation “I haven’t taken a day off in three years.” I hear comments like that on a regular basis. Far too often it’s said as a badge of honour -- the entrepreneur-martyr who is so focused on building his business that he refuses to take time for...

Fire, ready, aim?

Fire, ready, aim. This phrase reflects taking action and figuring out the details later. Although some situations call for this type of response, it can often lead to undesirable results, both in life and in business. If “knowledge equals power” is an incomplete...

Business Coaching


 

What’s Your Question?

Wouldn't it be great to have all the answers? Imagine knowing everything there is to know about every subject. You'd be the life of every party, spouting out information whenever anyone asked anything. You'd also rule the business world with all your incredible...

Jason Spears Joins the Rhapsody Team

 Jason Spears Joins Rhapsody as our First Lead Coach in the U.S. As Rhapsody Strategies expands to the United States, we have a new leader in our midst and we’re excited to introduce you to Jason Spears. Jason will be our newest and first Lead Coach in the U.S. and...

Rob Dale Promoted to Lead Coach for the Ottawa Team

  Congratulations Rob Dale! There are few things in life and business that are more fulfilling than watching one of your own reach new levels of leadership and potential. It's with that in mind that we're proud to announce Rob Dale's promotion to Lead Coach of...

GroupThink: Maybe it’s time to take a fresh look

There's Power in a Group: But not in GroupThink Nothing meaningful is ever accomplished alone. It's something you'll hear the Rhapsody team say over and over. Now, that's not to say that our individual actions don't matter. It means that collectively we're stronger...

More Thinking


 

5 EPIC Years

26 June 2019 Today, Rhapsody Strategies turns 5. We began with a commitment to help build the most sophisticated leaders who would change the face of business -- no matter what industry or role they were in. And that commitment has never waned. We've been honoured to...

Rhapsody Recognizes Two New Master Coaches

Master Coach Designation Achieved 25 June 2019 Rhapsody Strategies is thrilled to recognize that Catherine Fair and Steve Osmond have earned the designation of "Master Coach". "Master Coach" is the highest level of coaching and recognizes a Coach's achievements as an...

Good Leaders Laugh at Themselves

There's no doubt that the work that we do with clients around the world is serious business. We're with them through the ups and downs they experience. We're with them in powerful moments when they gain clarity into themselves or their businesses. The work we do leads...

Hiring the Right People

If you fail at hiring the right people for your organization you’re in for trouble. Maybe you’re already there and that’s why you’re reading this. Let’s hope you’re not, because the risk to your organization is so high.   What’s so Risky About a Poor Hire?...

Successful People Have Six Things in Common

Everyone seeks success in some form. For some it is focused on business while others are seeking it in their personal lives. In our work, we spend an extraordinary amount of time working with leaders in all kinds of organizations—from solopreneurs to the leaders of...

Is That What You Intended?

A Powerful Alternative To Resolutions   When you look at last year and consider all that happened, did it turn out the way you intended? The purpose of that question isn’t to make you feel badly if your year didn’t go as planned, but to open up a more...

The Ultimate Question That Could Transform Your Customer Service

What sets you apart from your competitors usually has less to do with your products or services, and more to do with how you treat people. The most successful companies in the world understand this and place a major emphasis on creating a legendary customer...

7 Sales Coaching Tips to Boost Your Bottom Line

Labour Day has come and gone and most businesses are now back in full swing. If you're like most, you're in the home stretch toward year end and focused on how you can drive your sales up in the time left. Certain fundamentals are essential to success, and the same is...

Innovation: First, Learn the Rules & Then Break Them

A few years back, my son Sammy wanted to learn how to play catch. I was eager to teach him, he was eager to learn, and we both looked forward to spending that quality time together. So off we went to a nearby park, baseball gloves and ball in hand. This was going to...

Betting Your Life: Choosing the Right Life Coach

Choosing the Right Life Coach Is Critical There are a LOT of Life Coaches out there. Choosing the right Life Coach is not an easy exercise, but it’s critical to get it right because your life is literally riding on your decision. A Life Coach can help you gain a...