On April 8, 2017, I had the honour of delivering my TEDx Talk at TEDxChilliwack, an official TEDx event on the topic “Future Shapers: The Minds of the Next Generation.” As a speaker, I spoke on the topic of imagination and creativity. Now that the video is available on YouTube, I thought I would share it […]
Leadership is built on trust. You can build trust through caring relationships, competency, and integrity.
Risk-takers are the ones who change the world. Everything worth doing will come with some level of risk. The question is what do you want to do and how much are you willing to risk to accomplish that?
A Personal Vision Workbook On Thursday, April 6, 2017, I will be releasing You Can’t Reach What You Can’t See: Developing a Personal Vision for Your Life. This workbook combines goal-setting with developing an overarching vision for your life. Whatever your goal in life may be, this workbook can help you reach it by guiding you […]
Spud Webb was five feet, seven inches, a full ten inches shorter than the next shortest competitor in the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and 13 inches shorter than his teammate, Dominique Wilkins. What in the world was he doing there?
A lot of people have asked about my recent audition for TEDxChilliwack, a TED-sanctioned speaking seminar being held in Chilliwack, BC. This year’s theme is “Future Shapers: The Minds of the Next Generation.” My talk is about fostering imagination and creativity in young people, and my audition focused on the systemic deprioritization of creativity and […]
You may have noticed that there were no new posts this week on Great North Dynamics. That is because I have been hard at work trying to finalize a new feature on my site that would allow me to sell a workbook dedicated to helping people create a vision for their lives. This is a […]
I think it goes without saying that leadership is hard, but there is so much more to leadership than that. Being a leader involves much more than leading other people; it requires a lifestyle that, quite frankly, does not fit everyone.
Growth is an important part of almost any organization, but sometimes trying to grow can be more detrimental than it’s worth. Here’s why.
The book review you’ve never read about a principle that is vital to your success as a leader and a creative.