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December 2016

trustconsistency
Business

Trust and Consistency

I was having breakfast with my daughter at the restaurant. The first time I went with her the waiter brought over a bowl of fruit with a box of crayons before we were served the main breakfast. It was…

pitstopbusiness
Entrepreneurship

The Pit Stop

If you’ve been reading my blog you know how important it is to be the painter not the paint. Meaning that you need to take the time to work on your business instead of in it. It’s an easy…

dearsanta
Lifestyle

Dear Santa

I already have everything I could possibly wish for this year. I have an amazing family, friends and lots of love. Please take care of those who need it. Thank you.…

Entrepreneurship

The Pizza Shop Renegade

Justin Dupuis could sit in his pizza shop and wait for the phone to ring but instead he’s getting the whole communities attention by choosing to make a difference. You can catch Justin dressed up as batman visiting children’s…

Lifestyle

Free Manifesto

I created a free manifesto that I think you will like. It’s meant to help you find your unique values. Why is that important? Finding your values and living by them is one of the most powerful things you…

vision
Business

Vision and Speed

It takes twice as long to get to your destination in a snow storm. It’s too hard to see where you’re going. Not having a clear vision for your life and business is like driving in a snowstorm. It’s…

Business

4 Tips From Billionaire Entrepreneur Sir Terence Matthews

Terry is one of the most accomplished entrepreneurs in Canada having founded companies in all sorts of industries including technology, real estate, hotels, golf courses and more. I’m lucky to have gotten to know Terry and his wonderful family…

Entrepreneurship

The Renegade

The way I see entrepreneurship is a little different than most, so I’ve come up with the word RENEGADE to replace it moving forward. It will help give you a better idea of the type of entrepreneur I’m talking…

Marketing

Marketing is Like Making Soup

When making soup you don’t just add all the ingredients in the mix and hope that it turns out right. Instead you add your ingredients and then taste it to see if it’s worth serving. Maybe you need to…

Lifestyle

A Lesson From an Astronaut

If you want to grow you’re going to have to face the unknown. The unknown is a scary place for most people – It’s a risk not many are willing to take. It’s hard for us to comprehend the…

shoes
Entrepreneurship

The Most Important Quality of an Entrepreneur

Integrity is the glue that holds all relationships together. It creates confidence in relationships between your brand and your customers, your business partners and your staff. Integrity is built by consistently acting according to your values. Values are your…

Entrepreneurship

Modern Day Warriors

It’s clear that our planet is being destroyed. For some reason we watch the destruction and continue on with our day. We’re paralyzed in fixing it. It reminds me of a story from one of the Titanic survivors. He…

music
Business

A Little Different

When you hear a new song that you like, it’s most likely a similar type of song to what you already like …but a little different. Too different and it may not catch your attention but a little different does.…

traintrack
Lifestyle

Time and Priorities

If you ask someone what is important to them in their life they’re likely to say their health or their family. They’ll never say watching TV or browsing social media.  Yet when you look at what people value and how…