How accurate are your goals?

Recently my wife, Rosie, set up a fundraising campaign for those who want to give something in appreciation for the face masks she’s making them. Rosie’s initial fundraising goal was $500 by the end of May (which was a random number). To date, she’s...

Trust your gut feelings

Do you know those moments where you walk into a room and immediately sense something just happened? What about when you’re in a conversation and that little voice in your head is telling you something? Over the past number of years, I’ve learned to trust...

Are you waiting for things to return to normal?

I’ve been watching how organizations are responding to the pandemic. Some companies are working to keep things the same, seemingly waiting for the day things will go back to normal. Other companies are adapting to find new ways of doing business. I don’t believe we’re...

What are you complaining about?

I’m missing some of the things I used to spend time complaining about. For example, I used to complain about the days I had to spend hours commuting. Some days the trip to downtown Toronto was such a burden as it would take 2-3 hours each way. When I catch myself...

Demonstrate your leadership

I’ve observed how leaders can be rewarded for their ability to take action. It may even be just an unspoken expectation in an organization. Given this, when a leader doesn’t know what to do, they still act. When leaders take action for the sake of being in...

What are you waiting for?

Recently, a friend ask me, “If you were given more than enough money to live and were free to do anything you wanted — what would you do?” The question pointed me to something I want, which I figured I might get to one day. What gets you out of bed every day? Do you...