The Experience Economy Is Profoundly Personal

We have more choices then we have ever had before, truly the expression that ‘there is a cup for every saucer’ has never been as true as it is today, and it becomes more honest by the hour. When you … READ ON >

Everything Old Is New Again

On my way to the airport I heard on the CBC that the Oxford dictionary has released its new word for 2014 and that word is ‘Vape,’ as in “I am going to go stand outside with my e-cigarette, for … READ ON >

Different People Value Different Things

Essentially I am going to argue that the best thing you can be is real. That being real is the essence of trust, and trust is the essence of the experience economy. That’s my whole point, if you want to … READ ON >

Persist

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Ghandhi. Keep in love with your idea. Invest yourself fully. Make your work important. They won’t ignore you for long, and by the … READ ON >

X’s & O’s

I had a cool conversation one time with a guy who was interviewing for a full time position coaching a hockey team in the OHL. The Ontario hockey league supplies roughly 70% of the players who go on to the … READ ON >

The Wood Cutter

In another life, I work in the forest. I work for the MNR (Ministry of National Resources) and I drive around logging roads in a white pick up truck counting trees, or taking samples of something. I work alone, I … READ ON >

Less Is More

There is a thought in my head and I am trying to get it out. I’m going to jam it out here in 45 seconds all in sentences. I will correct spelling errors and post as is. Consider this a … READ ON >

Blessed Are The Geeks

Geeks come in all different varieties. There is the stereotypical Dungeons & Dragons nerd who will appreciate that I used both capitalization and the ‘&’ instead of ‘and’ in this sentence. There are music nerds, I think of my friend … READ ON >

Forgiveness

“The weak can never forgive, forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi Forgiveness must be unconditional. You have to forgive them even if they don’t think they harmed you. You have to forgive them even if they … READ ON >

What To Pay Attention To

I don’t pay attention to how many people read my blog. I don’t pay attention to how many twitter followers I have. All of that is more or less meaningless to me. What I do pay attention to are the … READ ON >