Being Sober Curious

FEATURE STORY – Pique Newsmagazine, May 30, 2019 Being Sober Curious: People are re-visiting their relationship with alcohol in a trend that sees lifestyle choices reimagined By Cathy Goddard Jules Taggart started questioning how much she was drinking after she had two children and starting to work from her San Diego home-office. Because it was […]

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Reel Progress

As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the spotlight is on more than women’s achievements – the aim of this year’s event is to tenaciously and unapologetically challenge bias. The International Women’s Day theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter, a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. Progress has been made.  Open dialogue, […]

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What’s Your 2019 Theme?

          What’s Your 2019 Theme? Blog Post by Cathy Goddard of Lighthouse Visionary Strategies, December 16, 2018     Today is my birthday and I’m sending my 2019 theme out to the world.  Light and Free.  What do you think?   My 2019 Theme – Light and Free My theme actually […]

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Maximize Your Giving with an Annual Charitable Strategy

                  Maximize Your Giving with an Annual Charitable Strategy ~ Blog Post by Cathy Goddard of Lighthouse Visionary Strategies, January 2019 The holiday season inspires people to focus on kindness but that glow often dims as we round the corner to a new year.  But what if […]

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Set Your Goals for 2019

                  Set Your Goals for 2019 ~ by Cathy Goddard, December 2018   Setting goals is a hot trend.  And not setting goals is a hot trend.  No matter whether you follow the mainstream adages or not, there is no denying that it’s a good feeling to […]

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Organize Your Business for 2019 Success

              Organize Your Business for 2019 Success ~ by Cathy Goddard, December 2018 A slow start to the ski season doesn’t add up to stellar conditions on the mountains but the white stuff is starting to fall. That’s always a nudge that it is time to greet our holiday […]

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Manage Your Time to Break the Cycle of Busy

                  Manage Your Time to Break the Cycle of Busy We all know what it’s like to be busy in today’s fast-paced world but unfortunately, that often means feeling out of control.  To exacerbate the issue, people use being busy as a badge of honor.  We all […]

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Service Interruption

              Service Interruption:  How workplace culture can help businesses withstand Whistler’s staffing shortage Feature Story for Pique Newsmagazine, November 8, 2018   In 2016, the Community Foundation of Whistler launched the Vital Signs initiative to share statistics and local perspectives on our community’s social and economic well-being. The most recent […]

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Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude is a fundamental part of my life.  The core of who I am.  And when October comes around, I feel it even more than usual.  We welcome a new season of beautiful fall colours and cooler, crisp weather and then there is always Canadian Thanksgiving.  I consider autumn to be a perfect time to […]

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The Rise of The Side Hustle

After 14 years (yes 14!) of writing a column for the Whistler Question newspaper (owned by Glacier Media), I took a break when the paper sadly shut down in January 2018.  Then I got the itch again.  After vetting some topics with our other paper, Pique Newsmagazine (also owned by Glacier Media), we landed on […]

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