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 […]
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?
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?
Communication and expectations are a key part of a leader’s role in a team. Leaders foster an open line of communication and maintain expectations to which the entire team (even themselves) are held accountable. A team requires consistent communication and clear expectations in order to achieve set goals.
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.
92% of people fail at their New Year’s resolutions. And the sad part is that so many people have the same failing resolutions every year. It’s time to break the habit. It’s time to take control of your life.
When you live your life dreaming, you are focusing on the future at the expense of your present.
“Work smarter, not harder” is misleading. The purpose of working smarter is to provide more time that can be used to work harder. Try living by a new maxim: “Work smarter AND harder.”
Adapting to change can be the hardest thing you have to deal with as a leader, especially if you have to lead other people through a change.
Problem-solving is a vital skill that should be exhibited not only by a leader but also by an effective team. If you want your team to rely on you, their leader, to solve their problems, you are handicapping your team.