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September 2016

the world is a stage

Don’t let life pass you by

What Shakespeare is saying here, is that we all enter and exit this world the same way. We will go though many challenges but in the end it’s what we do with our time on stage that matters. Photo…


Your Genius

When you think of the word genius you tend to think of a person as a genius. But I think of genius as a thing in everyone one of us. It’s just a matter of discovering it.  The word…


You Are Now The Media

Traditional media is dying. An ad in your local newspaper would have cost you a few hundred dollars. Running a TV commercial would have cost you a few thousand. The hardest part about building a business used to be…

Baker street cafe ottawa

Be Different

The Baker Street Cafe here in Ottawa always has a line up for breakfast. As people pass by they can’t help but think that it must be good. The line up is a big part of the story. But…


Great Ideas

Great ideas are everywhere – if you pay attention. There’s no shortage of great ideas in the world. There’s a shortage of people who take action on those ideas. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been approached…

Toshiba Kanamori

Children full of life

Toshiba Kanamori teaches his 4th grade class not only how to be students, but how to live. He gives them lessons on teamwork, community, the importance of openness, how to cope, and the harm caused by bullying. He instructs…

Lifestyle Workplace

Hidden Gems

Inside of you lies hidden gems waiting to be discovered.   Hidden gems are assets you possess that provide value to others. They’re like your human specs combining skills, knowledge, reputation and connections. And if used properly can open…