22 Feb 2021

The 6 Chairs Thumbnail
Today's blog is a tool that will show you how to take responsibility and stop carelessly following your feelings into whatever may come. We're not operating with a Mandalorian code so this is not "the way," but it is a way and I'm curious about how it works for you. Let me know in the comments or drop a line! What would life be like if instead of following today's feelings, you could ...

12 Jan 2021

Business in 2021 makes sense
"Why starting a business in 2021 makes sense," he says. How could this possibly be true? I was inspired to write this after a piece in Forbes from BC-born success story, Brian Scudamore, of 1-800-GOT-JUNK fame. The purpose of this blog is to show you the potential and possibility of right now and invite you to explore that potential with me. As a working professional, this pandemic...

11 Jan 2021

Getting Our Feelings Out
With all of the action and seeds of revolution occurring in the Western world today*, feelings are rampant and they are big for almost everyone. One of the harshest realities in all of this is that no one owes anyone listening to those feelings regardless of how big they are. Feelings are a leading theme in our modern world and we are often saying that "all feelings are valid." If...

08 Jan 2021

Green Revenue on Keyboard
Not all revenue is smart revenue. What does this mean? Money comes to us as a return on investment. We invest our time or we invest money or other resources in generating more money. One of our key roles in generating money is to determine what is an acceptable return on what we put in. There are times when we don't realize we've spent too many resources trying to acquire the mon...

06 Jan 2021

Dave Holding His Two Babies in 2014
This week I am marking the beginning of my 8th year as a father of twins. How many jolts of responsibility are more powerful than jumping into parenthood? Not many. Content Warning: Mental Health Parenting has been a wild ride, but a very privileged ride for us in many regards. Everyone's had healthy bodies from the day we found out the kids were en route, which is amazing. For ...

31 Dec 2020

2020 When Shit Got Real
New Year's Resolutions are tricky. We pick them with our best interests in mind. We pick them because we know we're picking what we should do for ourselves in the next year. We're also often picking a thing that we've avoided. We're basically saying "I'm going to stop avoiding..." the gym or the diet or not-asking-for-a-raise or saving up for that trip. The trouble with simply attemp...

21 Dec 2020

My year-end reflection feels like a stark contrast to the typical narrative of transformation in 2020. My family & loved ones, from the octogenarians down to the front-line healthcare workers, have been safe from Covid thus far. A virus doesn’t care about the calendar, but this is a positive reflection that I feel fortunate for. 2020 started with me living in 2 different cities a...