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Inspirational leadership

Aug 16, 2019 / 6:00 am

Imagine if you worked on a team and your boss, manager or even co-worker said: “You’re a complete idiot for doing that” “This was all...

Keeping up with grandkids

Aug 9, 2019 / 6:00 am

My wife booked a week off this week. She had asked if I would kindly spend some time with her and reduce my diary a little. While I can’t reduce it to...

Drones can be a headache

Aug 1, 2019 / 11:00 am

Switzerland has been testing the application for drones for delivering parcels. It is a service that has been long talked about, that lacks current regulations...

Back to Nepal

Jul 26, 2019 / 6:00 am

My wife has been so patient for many years. Occasionally joining me on adventures, she would otherwise live vicariously through what used to be letters and,...

Make Canada great. Again

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

Canadian business advantage with government of Canada It seems like an obvious statement, but, in fact, it is not the case (in my experience) that the...

Hug a S&R tech

Jul 12, 2019 / 6:00 am

Search and Rescue Technicians Should Be Compensated Earlier this year, the provincial government did a U turn on taking away funding from what is one of the...

Skip the margins

Jul 5, 2019 / 11:00 am

The recent trends in home delivery of restaurant cooked food may not be healthy for the restaurant industry. Aside from the atrocious parking habits of the...

An inspiring young lady

Jun 28, 2019 / 6:00 am

Last week, while speaking in the U.S.,I met a young lady who had recently started a plumbing business. On the way to the convention that we were both presenting...

The future of travel

Jun 21, 2019 / 6:00 am

I am returning home from speaking at Worth Magazine’s Cities 2019 Summit in Savannah, Georgia. While I often ponder what it is like to be a young adult...

Living in an electric world

Jun 14, 2019 / 6:00 am

We Cannot Reduce Strain On The Grid And Convert To Electric Vehicles It is not possible to have our cake and eat it, yet the conflict between consuming less...

Growing up Is a trap

Jun 7, 2019 / 8:35 am

It came to my attention (and that of my wife) last week that if the car you are racing goes off the road down a steep bank then it pays to be fit, strong and...

Crashing out of the rally

May 31, 2019 / 11:00 am

I had a blast. Last week, we entered the Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere with the goal of finishing in the top 10. The car was fast, but I had never driven it...

Directory of buttheads

May 17, 2019 / 6:00 am

I did it finally. I have been thinking about it for a long time but finally took the plunge and registered www.butthead.ca. It will be a really simple website....

When to quit?

May 10, 2019 / 6:00 am

For an entrepreneur, the inevitable question comes up at some point: Is it time to quit? What I find interesting is that the veil through which we make the...

A couch for all occasions

May 3, 2019 / 6:00 am

Last week, en route from Holland back to North America, I had the opportunity to check in on a friend in Maryland. After flying together in his Autogyro MTO...

'How are you feeling?'

Apr 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

I have lived my whole life as an entrepreneur. It has never been easy to Integrate business into family life and do my best to ensure that there was a father or...

Most costly Uber fare ever

Apr 12, 2019 / 7:37 am

Having just landed in the U.K. after a trans Atlantic flight, I was in no mood for the shenanigans that were about to unfold. I had booked a rental car through...

Reverse networking

Apr 5, 2019 / 6:00 am

It has always fascinated me that networking events revolve around various business owners or sales people walking around a room full of people and often blindly...

Great roundabout debate

Mar 29, 2019 / 6:00 am

It is spring again (thank goodness) and as traffic starts to flow a little more confidently and smoothly, we see all the signs of poor driving habits magnified...

Managing your online rep

Mar 22, 2019 / 11:00 am

The new reality is that if you have a run-in with a less than scrupulous supplier or client, your company could be marred by a barrage of negative ratings and...

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