It’s all just data

One of the things I love about my working life is the opportunity to teach people in workshops and conference talks. When I do workshops, I ask for feedback. Generally, the feedback I receive is positive with some great comments. Recently, I received negative feedback...

Change is in the wind

I started writing this blog more than two years ago. My original idea was to share my journey of personal growth. I had no idea where this blog was going to lead or how long it was going to last. I’ve shared a lot during the past two years. I’ve shared the highs of...

Sh*t happens – what will you choose?

I was in pain. I was spending the day in downtown Toronto going from meeting to meeting. I was about halfway through my day when I became conscious of how carrying my heavy backpack was a problem. I love my backpack as I can carry a lot of things in it. The pack...

Keep calm and carry on

Last week something horrible happened in Toronto. A van was driven along a busy sidewalk ending ten lives and injuring another 15 people.  While the event is horrific, I want to focus on some of the beautiful stories which have emerged.  The arresting police officer...

What is happiness?

Recently I was thinking about happiness. What is it, and why can it be so elusive in one moment, and abundant in the next? There are times when happiness seems distant to me. I’ll take an inventory of my life. I can’t see a reason for the absence of happiness. All my...