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December 2016

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Lifestyle

Do You Have An Excuse Plan?

Research shows that only 8% of people are able to convert their New Years resolution into a regular habit.  People tend to start off strong but when life gets busy and motivation starts to fade away, excuses start to…

Lifestyle

Failing to Success

In school we’ve been taught that failing is a bad thing. But failing is important. Failing means you had the courage to try something outside your comfort zone. Most people go through life afraid of taking a chance because…

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Business

Virtual Reality is a Game Changer

I tried google cardboard for the first time a few weeks ago and it blew me away. So much so that I instantly bought four more to give as gifts for Christmas. But that’s not all, every time someone…

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Marketing

Where do Your Customers Hang Out?

The days of marketing to everyone are over. There’s just too many channels and it just doesn’t work. New media can be targeted, tested and tracked. Just don’t confuse what works with how many likes you get on social…

Leadership

The Unit

When I played hockey as a kid it was an easy concept to grasp. You were all individual players but you functioned as a unit. Everyone contributed their unique skills for the greater good of the team. That meant…

Marketing

The Origin of Cookies and Milk

Children in Canada and the US leave cookies and milk for Santa. British and Australian children leave out sherry and mince pies. Swedish children leave rice porridge.  This giving tradition comes from the Norse Mythology of Odin where he…

Lifestyle

The Best Gift is The Gathering

Holidays are a great reminders to what matters most in our lives. I just published an article in the Huffington Post about the power of defining your values. When you know what you value you should put time and…