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It's All About . . .

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...

It's all about...empathy

Sep 18, 2015 / 5:00 am

Empathy is an extremely powerful concept. It is part of a basket of qualities that contribute to someone's EQ (Emotional Quotient) as compared to their IQ....

It's all about...relationship

Sep 11, 2015 / 5:00 am

Frankly, what else is there? According to the movie “Into The Wild” nothing other than relationship is important because we can never truly find...

It's all about...getting high

Sep 4, 2015 / 5:00 am

Funnily enough, I had the opportunity to get high in the Kootenays just a few weeks ago. I remember several years ago heading south on Highway 6 to do some...

It's all about...interruptions

Aug 28, 2015 / 5:00 am

Last week I saw an advert with a model in it and the model looked very familiar. I decided to do some research and see if I could find out if it was the girl...

It's all about...creativity

Aug 14, 2015 / 5:00 am

Recently, I sat with a young girl. Her name is Tobi and she was explaining to me the wonderful detail contained in a piece of art that she had created. Tobi is...

Communication

Aug 7, 2015 / 5:00 am

Remember the game Chinese Whispers? One person gives a short sentence to the next person and by the time everyone has communicated the sentence around the...

It's all about...adventure

Jul 31, 2015 / 5:00 am

I was saddened earlier in the week at reports of Sergey Ananov, a Russian helicopter pilot lost in the North Atlantic. It is a nasty piece of water to cross...

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