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Dream Again

I think it’s time to dream again. I’m tired of this fearful outlook all the time. I’m tired of the news and it’s obsession with worst-case-scenarios. I’m tired of Albertans taking every piece of information at face value and not questioning the hand guiding it. I don’t like that we’re susceptible to fear and propaganda. I don’t like that we get tunnel vision and forget … Continue reading Dream Again

Unmotivated

Sooooo. By now you’ve discovered that you haven’t done all the things on your bucket list you always told yourself you would “If you had the time”. Well, you likely had the time in the past month with work/ extra activities cancelled and are now at the kitchen table reading this in between Netflix binge worthy shows? (Not sure what qualifies a show as binge … Continue reading Unmotivated

Panic!

Panic is, and always has been the enemy of wisdom. Don’t tell me the person hyperventilating is the one making the best decisions based on the available facts… When we panic our eyesight narrows and we see only what’s in front of us (toilet paper in Costco) and we lose our peripheral perspective. Perspective would tell us that we didn’t use more than we did … Continue reading Panic!

The Lowdown: Everybody Wants Something

A friend named Cathy said that to me before I walked into a meeting where I was going to be guy mildly shocked when the people in the meeting didn’t have my best interests in mind. I’ve been doing my best not to be as naive since then. Now ironically I come from the trades industry where strong personalities and customers were constantly playing the … Continue reading The Lowdown: Everybody Wants Something