Redefining what is easier

Have you ever sat quietly and listened to the world around you? I love sitting in nature and just enjoying the world around me. The sound of birds. The wind whistling through the tree tops. Perhaps the sound of a cricket chirping away in some unseen corner. Then,...

Leaders pause to find freedom

Freedom. The word shows up throughout history. The word is often used to justify war, death, protests and so much more. However, if I asked you to explain freedom what would you tell me? I’m still working on learning what it means to be free. Freedom is my first core...

A new perspective on history

I was sitting in a Starbucks one morning with a friend. We were enjoying breakfast and a great conversation. This friend is from Germany, and we were trading stories about our respective homelands. At some point I remember saying to her “well that’s true except Canada...

What are you holding on to?

Early last year my wife, Rosie, left her busy career in engineering behind. There are many reasons for this change. One of which is that my business was going great. I needed to hire an assistant to get some of the load of running the business off me. Given Rosie was...

The unintended impact of your mindset

Last week my F-150 had to be towed from the side of the highway and I was happy. A lingering problem which was difficult to diagnose finally showed itself. The location was as convenient as possible given how close to home it happened (rather than way up north on...