It’s time to act!

How many times in my life have I sat complaining about something without taking meaningful action? It might be a bad situation at work in which I felt trapped. It might be something one of the governments of Canada did. It might be something about a relationship I’m...

How heavy are those obligations?

Have you ever thrown a rock into a pond to watch the splash it creates? I was that kid who always looked for a bigger rock to throw in. Eventually, I’d find a huge rock I could barely move. I’d struggle to bring it to the water’s edge. Then with a significant effort,...

Am I done?

I have struggled with what to write about all week. So, here I am at 6:00 am (i.e. two hours ago) staring at a blinking cursor wondering “Am I done?” The first post in this series was published on February 2, 2016. In that post, I stated my intention which was to...

The word of the year is “No”

In reflecting on 2017, I consider it my most successful year since I became an entrepreneur in 2011. I made several big decisions around rebranding the business and creating brand focus. I have two new business partners who help enable the work I love doing....

Finding happiness on Christmas Morning

A few days ago I was walking into a Home Depot and found myself very conscious of a question I’ve asked myself a few times recently. “What is the point of all this?”  What I’m referring to is the accumulation of wealth and stuff our world seems to be so focused on at...