The Show Goes On

Nothing too complicated today. Just a reminder for us all. I had a few opportunities this week to reflect on time, perspective and relevance. I am grateful for the people in my life who remind me of this. Finish the week … READ ON >

It is What You Make of It

Anything worthwhile and of importance cannot take place right away. It takes time, dedication and effort to achieve; so even in this day and age, patience is a virtue. The Benefits of Developing Patience It reduces stress levels and makes … READ ON >

Thinking in Questions

For the past 41 years on the first Thursday after Labor Day, the Toronto International Film Festival has kicked off. For attendees, “hectic” takes on new meaning. It’s hurry up and wait – to get into films, to get through … READ ON >

Scale Your Business To Your Life

For a long time, I have been a proponent of the super small business. I’m a bit of a contrarian that way; I want to work with fewer people for longer. I did some soul searching of what makes me … READ ON >

No Time To Waste

Okay, sorry to spring your immortality on you first thing in the morning, and if you want to finish your coffee, that’s completely understandable. I promise I’m going to be kind. I’m not the kind of person who wants to … READ ON >

Play on Words

I chuckled to myself when I came across this. What a great play on words. The mental shift from impossible to possible is nothing more than turning on a light switch in a dark room. As with most things in … READ ON >

18 Rules for Life: Part 3

Here are the last 6 Rules for Life that I recently spent time pondering while backpacking with a longtime friend in Mount Robson Provincial Park. Again, all credit to the wisdom of the Dalai Lama, who also knows mountains well. … READ ON >

Art House Solutions

We speak often about viewing one’s work with an artist’s eye, of embracing the process of discovery and creativity to form new approaches and processes. Amy Whitaker calls it art thinking, and her recent book about it is a recommended … READ ON >

The Least I Can Do

I have joked about this expression for 20 years. “It’s the least I can do. No really, if I could do less, I would.” That’s the joke, written out. I usually reference it when I am talking about people who … READ ON >

Failures & Mistakes

To be clear, a failure is something that doesn’t work, an initiative that flames out. Your best hope when you fail is that the event will teach you something at the same time. A mistake is either a failure repeated … READ ON >