Balance…The New Dirty Word!


Why we should seek harmony, not work-life balance

How often do we hear about trying to achieve work-life balance? I’ve said it many times myself, in fact it was once part of my organization’s values. Now, I call it a deceptive word. I even go so far to call it a dirty word for it brings…Read More

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Adriana Girdler

Canada’s Chief Efficiency Expert set to hit the stage at this years Mompreneurs® Conference and Awards

Bringing her expertise to the stage, Adriana Girdler, President of CornerStone Dynamics and Canada’s Chief Efficiency Expert will be offering her Mindful Productivity tips at the 2017 Mompreneur® Conference and Awards on Friday, March 3rd at 12:30pm.

A veteran in the…Read More

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Mindfulness At The Heart Of Successful Business And Organizational Practices

Mindfulness at work

My secret to achieving the business of your dreams

The secret’s out! It’s not all numbers and spreadsheets that determine how successful a workforce will be, rather their mindset at and on the job. A quick Google search of the word ‘mindfulness’ will get you over 52 million results. Fortune 500 companies are now embracing mindfulness…Read More

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21 Days to Become More Productive

Get Unstuck

Want to be the most productive person you know?

I’m thrilled to share with you my latest product, Get Unstuck: 21 days to better productivity. For 3 weeks, receive via email, tips and techniques that you can use in your life, to save you valuable time, help you eliminate stress, and get unstuck in everything you…Read More

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3 Tips For Greater Workplace Satisfaction

Workplace satisfaction

Get happy at work

I’ve been a runner for many years, and a subscriber to Runner’s World for about 20. For the last 5 years or so every December, their cover story headline reads, “New Year, New You”. It’s actually quite funny because around October and November I start to anticipate if the title will be…Read More

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Our Best Productivity Blogs of the Year


The CornerStone Dynamics team started blogging back in 2013 and I can’t believe that I’ve been working on them for 4 years now. We’ve learned a ton in the process. Here’s a look back at our most popular posts in 2016.


7 Awesome Vision Statement Examples

This ranks as our most popular blog – EVER! That makes…Read More

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The Top 5 Reasons Why Projects Fail


Avoid these pitfalls to ensure your project success

Let’s face it, no one wants to see a project fail. It’s just too costly. In addition to wasted resources – financial and human, company morale and market competitiveness can suffer. Increase the odds of project success by sidestepping these top 5 reasons that contribute to a project…Read More

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My 3 Fave Tips From ‘The Life Saving Magic of Tiding Up’


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, written by Marie Kondō is a different read from any other book I’ve read. I would recommend it to most. The book is an international best seller for a reason and shares a methodology of clearing clutter and the magic of a tidying up your home. The book…Read More

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What I Learned From Reading “The Wealthy Barber” 25 Years Ago


3 life changing financial lessons

I was asked recently what business book had the most impact on me. The title came quickly to mind. It wasn’t written by Peter Drucker, or Malcom Gladwell, or Jack Welch, or Steve Jobs. It was The Wealthy Barber, written by author and former Dragon’s Den member, David Chilton. And, while it…Read More

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