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Addled auto-correct

Feb 5, 2016 / 8:00 pm

Cell phone auto-correct always gets me in trouble. Although it is not necessarily what auto-correct corrects that gets me into trouble as much as the...

Are you addicted?

Jan 29, 2016 / 1:01 pm

I am not on vacation, but I am at a vacation hot spot: Cancun. And frankly, I have been so busy that I have barely left the hotel room, and tomorrow marks the...

Impending doom

Jan 22, 2016 / 11:46 am

The amygdala effect If you are in the middle of a challenge, your creative mind can easily be stifled. The amygdala, a tiny gland at the base of your brain,...

It's never easy

Jan 16, 2016 / 5:20 pm

Change may be necessary, but it is never easy. I am wrapping up a business trip to the UK and Holland, and the final aspect of the trip was an annual general...

Ready to fly to work?

Jan 8, 2016 / 2:05 pm

Hallo from the Netherlands I flew out from Snowy Canada a few days ago to conduct some business in the Netherlands. It is refreshing to get back to Europe after...

Don't ring the death knell

Jan 2, 2016 / 9:11 am

Many of you may not be familiar with the name Billy Bragg. Both my wife and I are. We grew up in a fabulously interesting era of music and fashion. The...

Too much to do

Dec 25, 2015 / 6:00 am

Too much to do, no time to do it. Yes, life is like a toilet roll, the closer you get to the end the faster it goes. Christmas is like that too. One of the...

Attacking hysteria

Dec 18, 2015 / 6:00 am

I get it, we are all looking for the magic bullet, the one-stop solution. Paris was going to get it right, was going to be the be-all-and-end-all solution - it...

The enemy of success

Dec 11, 2015 / 6:00 am

Distraction. It's the enemy of success. Lets face it, we live in a world of distractions. Every day, somebody invents a new gadget, website or app in an...

Tips for safe winter driving

Dec 4, 2015 / 6:00 am

Driving home tonight, and watching some atrocious examples of driving by many people on the road, including professional drivers, made me realize I should write...

Driven to help others

Nov 27, 2015 / 6:00 am

A friend of mine recently suggested I take a look at a new movie, Slingshot, on Netflix. Slingshot is a peek into the life of a fascinating man, a genius by any...

How do we define priorities

Nov 20, 2015 / 11:00 am

This has not been a good week for international relations. Paris was perhaps more complicated than we like to think. Was it a lesson that we are not secure? I...

Will we ever get to the end

Nov 13, 2015 / 6:00 am

This week is an important week for me as a soldier. It is a time of reflection, a time to remember fallen comrades who have, in many instances, made the...

Time change conundrum

Nov 6, 2015 / 6:00 am

I was fascinated to see the responses to a National Geographic article that was making the rounds on social media this week. The thrust of the article was the...

It's all about . . . Ted X

Oct 30, 2015 / 6:00 am

As a keynote speaker, every chance I get to speak creates a special opportunity. It is an opportunity to communicate something that can teach or inspire, an...

It's all about . . . the man

Oct 23, 2015 / 6:00 am

You remember the phrase 'stick it to the man'? Well, on Monday this week, we did. More correctly, ‘they’ stuck it to the man. It is...

It's all about . . . signs

Oct 16, 2015 / 5:00 am

It is an amazing time of year, the signs of nature changing are all around us. Blessed with recent blue skies and a warm breeze, going for a walk in the bush...

It's all about . . . Bob Purdy

Oct 9, 2015 / 5:00 am

And so it should be. Bob has influenced and inspired many people around the world, and I have had the pleasure of getting to know him - and his lovely wife,...

It's all about . . . Uber

Oct 2, 2015 / 5:00 am

It is not even Uber cool to use the word Uber anymore. From taxi rank strikes to threats of murder and legal challenges, you can’t turn on the tv, radio...

It's all about... worry

Sep 25, 2015 / 5:00 am

You are probably aware that almost 90% of what we worry about will never come to fruition. But it does not stop us from worrying! With that said, for many...

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