Category: Misc.

A Note From Christina

After my Mexican mountain getaway, I’ve been continuing with the hiking that got started at Rancho La Puerta. Luckily our local weather has continued to be pretty nice … allowing JJ and I to hike our beautiful area. A favorite is a local park called Mount Doug (to the Coast Salish people its Pkols …… Read more »

A Note from Christina

Ahhhhhhhh …that’s the sound of a relaxed me after a much needed vacation! Thankfully I have a few more weeks of R&R time, however it won’t be the same as being at the lovely Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico. How nice to be in real heat (I love hot weather), surrounded by a spectacular… Read more »

A Note From Christina

Magic Marker Mastermind Group 2013

It’s probably boring to keep writing apologies for how long its been since the last eZine but hey, we’ve been BUSY with lots of GOOD stuff! We’ve hosted the Magic Marker Mastermind retreat, co-hosted The THEO Accelerator retreat, lead a 3 Day Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals workshop, converted one condo fully into an office (and another… Read more »

A Note from Christina

Having a great spring, hope you are too! A big welcome to our new Office Manager Stasi Manser. We were thrilled with the level of local qualified applicants here in Victoria, British Columbia who responded to the position. Stasi charmed us not only with her kind personality but also her strong tech skills married with… Read more »

The P Words of Your Professional Practice: Process & Positioning

Audio Version: Click Player to Stream or Right Click on Link to Download. For full Audio Library of Past Messages, Click Here Download MP3 It’s a busy and fun May. My Magic Marker Masterminders are coming for a retreat (as you read this, we’ll be smack in the middle of Day 1). And the week… Read more »

A Note from Christina

Spring has sprung here in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The streets are full of that beautiful shade of green that only newly budded leaves possess. And it’s snowing pink and white petals from the cherry tree blossoms. The only downside is allergies, but at least I can appreciate the beauty between sneezes. We’re gearing up… Read more »


One of the things we do here at SHIFT-IT Coach, Inc. is help people define and manifest their professional and personal goals. While this work is very rewarding overall, anybody who tells you that going for your goals is all sugar and spice and everything nice, is … well, full of #@!* (insert expletive of… Read more »

A Note from Christina

Another stroll down memory lane was meeting up with two of the smartest (and nicest) men I know … Tim Clark and Paolo Salvagione. Many moons ago I drew out their Visions on mural paper taped to shipping containers on the Sausalito docks. Now all of us are living the dreams of our more youthful… Read more »

In Your Words

“I AM FOREVER GRATEFUL. THANK YOU FOR BEING SUCH A GREAT INFLUENCE IN MY LIFE.” “Christina, I want to thank you for our brief, but oh so powerful, conversation a couple years back when I was outreach for Graphic Facilitators. In those brief moments you asked me if working for the government facilitating projects with… Read more »