An unexpected tie up in traffic. Getting cut off in traffic. Just traffic in general! The restaurant choice you liked the least. A rude customer service agent. When your favourite item at the bakery is all sold out.;) When things don’t go your way what is your automatic first response? … Continue reading When things don’t go your way
Today’s post is long and personal so if you want to skip it, here is the main message… You can live your life to please other people or you can live your life and please yourself. And that may not always please other people. Sometimes, if you’re very lucky, you … Continue reading Home
I just recently got a kitchen/dining room table. This might not seem like a big deal but when you consider we have lived for almost a year without a table, it’s kind of a big deal. Wait that’s not quite the truth, we did have a table, it just wasn’t … Continue reading What’s Your Rush?
Last week I talked to you about the Sun Halo and being Suddenly in Awe, but there was more to the day than what was happening in the sky. Down on the ground, on the luscious castle greens (the photo is of Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University), my artist friend had … Continue reading Start Where You Are!
It was a perfect summer Sunday afternoon, not too hot, not too cold – just right! Our active double date consisted of a thirty km (about 18 mile) bike ride and a picnic on the grounds of Royal Roads University in front of the National Historic site’s majestic Hately Castle. … Continue reading Suddenly in Awe
Her name was Megan and as soon as she said it my heart sank a little. She was present during the 90 minute keynote for leaders that I did recently in Vancouver, BC. At the reception afterward Megan shared with me how much my song Nice for a Living had … Continue reading Do You Turn Off Your Heart?
TRAVELING SOLO In a world where we are constantly surrounded by people, pets, noise, clutter, distractions, and excess, today I would like to talk about being alone. I have just come home from being on the road for ten days and although I was speaking to many – I … Continue reading Do you like your own company?
Is it just me or is it really easy to have superficial relationships with people? You know, you like each other or you work together or you have been friends for a long time. Maybe at one point you had a deeper relationship, maybe not. Maybe you care to, … Continue reading What Company Do you Keep?
“If we can’t be the best at it, then why are we doing it at all?” This quote is from the book Good to Great by Jim Collins and, respectfully Jim, I couldn’t disagree more. Sure there are places for being ‘the best’ but in my opinion they are few … Continue reading The Best
I’ve been working on my Spanish for a few months now with the help of the Duolingo app. My favourite part about the app is the ‘Turtle Button’. When the app wants me to translate a sentence, it rattles the words off in Spanish at what I guess is a … Continue reading The Turtle Button