The Entrepreneur

I hate the word self-employment. It identifies you as a person who is running their own business, correct? Well I hate the word. It sounds like you have created a ‘job’ for yourself forever destined to be doing it by yourself. I like the term ‘Entrepreneur’. It sounds so dramatic, mysterious, sophisticated and perhaps unique. […]

Stress

A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, Raised a glass of water  and asked ‘How heavy is this glass of water?’ Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, ‘The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I  hold it f or […]

R.A.Heinlein

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, con a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyse a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook […]

The Corrigan Dynasty, lol

Let’s recap BC’s Provincial election and how it relates to Burnaby. The ruling Liberal party gets another mandate to serve the people of BC. The people of Burnaby now have 20 of 22 elected officials in my city who belong to the opposition. Kathy (I have vast experience as a School Board Trustee) Corrigan is […]

Small Things Can Make A Change

Unconditional random acts of kindness make the giver and the recipient feel good. A friend and I were enjoying a nice dinner at a fine restaurant one evening. We looked across the restaurant and saw a young couple hand in hand enjoying a good conversation and holding hands. They looked a little out of place […]

Sun Tzu’s Art of War

Sun Tzu was a Chinese General who wrote the first treatise on warfare and how to win battles. Funny enough the Art of War is easily adaptable to business and is taught as such in some of the world’s leading business schools. When you read the following tactics imagine that Chinese General and how doing […]