How To Fail Intelligently

December 17, 2014
Hosted by Susan Cranston

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It isn't fun or easy to experience failure. It happens to all of us. What we do when it happens is what often determines our future success. Join host Susan Cranston as she interviews Executive Coach, Heather Clarke. Together, they will explore the concept of intelligent failure as well as best practices relating to it. Intelligent failure is about the attitude and perspective we embrace in order to learn as much as possible from our mistakes. The gap between where we are when we've failed and where we want to be holds great potential. When we take the time to explore what went wrong and how to bring about change, innovative thinking can be a powerful result. Prevent feelings of regret and remorse as well as the paralysis that comes from harbouring a fear of failure. On this episode, you'll gain tips for maximize learning from failure and the importance of sharing your knowledge in ways that shift your perspective and prove helpful to others.

Your Authentic Life

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There is greatness inside everyone and yet many struggle to live the dreams that are buried deep inside. Through years of conditioning we listen to the “should” instead of what is truly right for us. The window from which we view our world is dirty from years of conditioning. Deafened by life’s “shoulds”, we find it difficult to listen to the messages our body transmits. Our thoughts rationalize away what is truly the right choice. We then suffer a build-up of physical and emotional toxicity. This leads to depression, and physical ailments.

Guests share inspiring stories along with the tips, tools and resources I communicate. My goal is to ignite sparks of hope and confidence in you. It’s time to nourish the connection to your mind, body and spirit. It’s time to connect with what you really want to do whether it be a change in career, relationship, or pursuit of a seemingly unattainable goal.

It is time to break free of past conditioning and live your authentic life now!

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Susan Cranston

Susan Cranston

Susan Cranston is a Chopra Certified instructor, a CCF master life coach, a TV and radio talk show host, a writer and a motivational speaker. Her mission is to help people ignite the greatness within. She also uses her marketing and communications background to help people develop and foster a positive personal brand.

As a TV Talk Show Host and producer of the radio show of Your Authentic Life, Susan interviews inspiring guests who have pursued their passion to lead their most authentic life. As a motivational speaker, Susan addresses various audiences throughout North America on a range of topics.

Living by example, Susan knows the sense empowerment that comes from bringing dreams to life and that it is never too late to start. In her forties, she ran the Boston Marathon three times, tried surfing, and self-published two novels.

Susan is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in English Language and Literature and a diploma in Business Administration. She holds the designation of Certified Employee Benefits Specialist from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP). In 2010 she was elected the first Canadian President of the ISCEBS Governing Council.

Susan was named the 2014 Inspiring Women at the annual Inspiring Women's Event. She is a member of the Women's Leadership Committee for the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce and co-lead of the media and marketing committee of Wow the World Waterloo Region.

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