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Facts not factual

Sep 22, 2017 / 11:00 am

Polarized opinions and alternative facts With a veritable war of words going on across the Pacific, Donald Trump is covfefe'd while North Korean leader Kim...

Leave nature alone

Sep 15, 2017 / 11:00 am

I might get myself into some trouble today because of my age; my memory is not as good as it used to be. Occasionally, it needs a ctrl-alt-del. However, if I...

Start-up constipation

Sep 11, 2017 / 1:00 pm

I have started so many projects and businesses that I should be used to the process by now. Do the homework Understand your business Understand your market...

Business pays fire price

Aug 25, 2017 / 11:00 am

Putting out fires - Business owners pay the price After a hectic week of travel in Arizona, I flew back to deploy to Williams Lake with the army. The B.C....

Change is a great break

Aug 18, 2017 / 1:00 pm

Last week, my very fabric was rejuvenated by a three-day trip to Salt Spring Island with some good friends who had moved to Victoria several years ago. We had a...

Fires are completely natural

Aug 11, 2017 / 11:00 am

Fires don't help tourism and we sure as heck don’t enjoy choking on smoke. The views may not be as stellar as they usually are, but fire is natural...

A perfect study In leadership

Aug 4, 2017 / 11:00 am

When we think of a favourite leader who has impacted our life, what are the qualities that leave such an incredible impression? Perhaps a few of them might...

Butt heads don't get It

Jul 21, 2017 / 11:00 am

It is more than alarming that a small group of people, butt tossers, can willingly inflict so much damage and destruction on innocent people and communities. I...

Through The Looking Glass

Jul 14, 2017 / 1:00 pm

Last week, my wife and I took a weekend to do some sailing on Kootenay Lake. It was a refreshing break from a busy work schedule and an often conflicting diary....

Success, failure 3" apart

Jul 7, 2017 / 11:00 am

The amount of data we process is astounding. Apparently, our brains process 400 billion bits of information per second, but we are only consciously aware of...

Getting the right team

Jun 30, 2017 / 11:00 am

I had a difficult time last week getting some technology to work. I was sent a shopping list for a very complex flight simulator so we can get people...

What's on your bucket list?

Jun 23, 2017 / 11:00 am

While driving to Kelowna for some meetings this week, I was listening to music from a band called Level 42. It is not hard to enjoy the scenery between here and...

Not feeling Uber love

Jun 16, 2017 / 11:00 am

Lots, it appears, is going wrong for Uber at the moment after being the young upstart in the ride-sharing business. It seems Uber’s popularity is taking a...

Modern man's burden

Jun 9, 2017 / 12:00 pm

Insurance: the white man's burden As a child, I remember listening to the Goons, a comedic, radio group in the U.K. The group was really the pre-cursor to...

Orange Is the new green

Jun 2, 2017 / 11:00 am

The only thing that changes more frequently than the leader of a province who has served multiple terms is a politician's position on a topic. Such was the...

De-focus and see solution

May 26, 2017 / 11:00 am

Learning to de-focus as an entrepreneur Aside from being a good all round multi-tasker, many entrepreneurs learn to focus a little less on specific problems and...

Moving, stress free

May 19, 2017 / 11:00 am

When I was a realtor, I always counselled clients on understanding that moving is one of the most stressful things we can embark on. I can tell you (largely...

Frequent-flyer joys

May 12, 2017 / 11:00 am

I did a lot of flying for business last year and, as a result, became an Elite Status client for one of Canada’s largest airlines. I was excited that...

Organize your MITs

May 5, 2017 / 11:00 am

I’m too busy. How many times have you caught yourself saying that? The age-old challenge seems to raise it’s head more and more in my world. In...

Good plan to lose weight

Apr 28, 2017 / 11:00 am

Goals versus growth, which is better for business and personal development? Underlying this discussion is the principle of motivation. Goal-oriented people tend...

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