Where’s Your Story?

I was at the farmers market Sunday to pick up a large bottle of Kombucha from Agape Gardens. I noticed the logo on the bottle had changed so I asked the owner why she changed it. She told me a…

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We Don’t Buy What You Do, We buy Why You Do It

Looking at this ugly label, you would never think that Dr. Bronner’s soap company has over 150 employees and a revenue in the 100 million dollar mark. You would never imagine that it would have celebrity fans such as Lady Gaga…


3 Habits to Deal With Stress

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Flex your mental muscle when something scares you. Jump into the unknown every chance you get. Say yes more than no. The unknown can be a scary place. But it’s the most exciting, memorable…


The Last Job I Ever Had

I was working construction as a laborer, carrying wood on my shoulder to whereever the boss demanded it. One day it got so hot outside, my co-worker had to take a break from the sun. The boss screamed at…


21 Life Changing Books for Business & Life

I’ve been reading on average 3 books a week for the last 13 years. That adds up to over 2000 books. A good book for me is one that you can’t forget, one that gives you a new perspective. Here…


Jobs Technology Won’t Replace

  I was driving home when I received a text. I looked down at my phone to see who it was when I looked up I was on the other side of the road. Luckily there was no other…


Playing Small Serves No One

I’ve been talking to people lately who have great little businesses but they’re playing it small because they fear putting themselves out there. If you truly believe in what you do then you will want to bring that benefit…


Shoppers Drug Mart Now Has Self Check Out

I took this picture in Calgary last week as I noticed the Shoppers Drug Mart had 6 self-checkout stations (or as I like to call them “bots” …like robots) and only one person working the cash. There’s nothing like…


Overcoming is What Feels Good

An athlete may spend 5 years submerged in their daily actions towards an event and when the event is over they feel lost. It’s common amongs athletes to fall into a depression after they’ve achieved their goals. But this…


Slow Dance

I found this poem by David L. Weatherford that I felt the need to share with you. The best gift you can give a writer is to share their work. Here it is, enjoy: Have you ever watched kids…


Leadership and Attracting Superstars

My sister Ashley worked with me at Free Form Fitness for 7 years. It was one of the greatest parts of my journey. I miss the pure candor. Being able to both speak our minds without personal judgement like…

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Why Do We Wait for a Disaster to Strike?

Hurricane Irma has just broken the record for the strongest wind for the longest time frame. Last week when I was in Whistler a friend of mine was telling me that the glacier ice was melting so fast off…