This is the second in a series of articles on Positive Psychology. I have written a longer, more referenced article on the subject which you can find here. To get the content hot off the press, sign up at the email link on the right column of this page or at my Facebook page. You can also search … More Positive Psychology: Listening for the Rest of the Story
This is a great piece about “Following your Passion” by Mike Rowe. I agree with his advice. Some jobs suck at first but you find a way to like them. Sometimes relationships are like that too. Sometimes parenting is like that… and exercise… and living with some of the stupid decisions I have made. Come to think … More Follow your passion is crappy career advice
This is the first in a series of articles on Positive Psychology. I have written a longer, more referenced article on the subject which you can find here. To get the content hot off the press, sign up at the email link on the right column of this page or at my Facebook page. You can also search … More Positive Psychology: You are Richer Than You Think
If you could go back and talk to your younger self, what would you say? In case you are wondering, I don’t regularly talk to myself out loud. I don’t say affirmations in front of the mirror. I am not on medications, but I think that medications can be helpful. Just like glasses, hearing aids … More Letter to your younger self
I don’t like to plan. I think that is why I prefer to do abstract art. When I draw, I just put my pen to paper and see where the drawing takes me: sometimes a sketch, other times a design and sometimes a mess. I think that art, life and leadership are similar. They each … More The Abstract Leader
When I start up my five year old laptop, it feels like I am opening the book of Lamentations. (If you don’t know the book, it’s in the Bible and it’s a wee bit of a tough read. Moses will mail you a medal if you get through it. To save you time, Lamentations goes sorta like this: … More Why do computers slow down as they age?
It struck me the other day that teenagers are like cats. Read my expertly compiled list and see for yourself. Cats only listen to you when they want something from you. They allow you to hang around them, for now. Cats only need a few things from you: Feed them, open the door to let … More My teenager is a cat?
I am not a big fan of tall forests of corn, screaming children and dead ends. Yet, that is exactly what my family and I paid money to experience this weekend at the Edmonton Corn Maze. Despite the weeping and gnashing of teeth that went on around us, we had fun. I even realized a … More Five lessons that I learned at the Edmonton Corn Maze
“Feedback can change your life, if you let it!” Who gives you honest feedback? Not just encouragement, but real-world-honest words about what or about how you are doing? Well, I would like that from you, the people who read what I have to say. I love to write and one day I plan to write a book. My … More Feedback can change your life