Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

Northern Lights

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Canadians have a reputation for being polite… typically acting in ways that are kind and considerate. Having spent more than two months there the past few years working with leaders from the western provinces across the country to Newfoundland, I think that perception is true. Whether training, facilitating meetings or joining in a walk-around, there […]

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Scope Creep

Friday, March 29th, 2019

There is an accepted theorem of IT projects that what starts out as a great idea for better productivity – before the actual ‘Go Live’ moment – will ‘take twice as long, cost twice as much, and be half as effective as expected’… at least prior to the v1.1 release. A corollary exists in home […]

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Childhood Memories

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

When Kathy’s parents moved into assisted living four years ago, at their request we brought back to our house furniture that had belonged to her grandmother. We also cleaned out her childhood bedroom… discovering her mom had saved a lot of things that once belonged to Kathy: grade school report cards; childhood books; high school […]

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Quote This

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Amidst this record-setting shutdown, each day seems filled with more negativity and uncertainty. Negativity about our elected leaders, our core values, our place on the world stage. Uncertainty about the economy, the climate, the future of our children. Rather than wallow in what could go wrong, I find it better to focus on what will […]

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More 2018 Lessons Learned

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Part II of II Here are more lessons I learned during the past year: Express Lane – Remember the Information Superhighway? That’s so last century. Web 1.0 brought us static pages. Web 2.0 provided interactive connectivity. Web 3.0 is here, and as Peter Diamandis noted in his November 18 ‘Abundance’ newsletter: “During the next 2 […]

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