I’m sure you’ve at least heard of (and maybe used) the home cook’s trick of throwing a strand of hopefully cooked spaghetti at the wall to see if it sticks. If it does it’s cooked. If it doesn’t wait a minute and throw another one. Sometimes when the first one doesn’t stick we might think … Continue reading Throwing Spaghetti At The Wall And Other Decision Making Ideas
I made the same resolution today that I make January 1st every year. “I resolve to make no resolutions.” I understand the broken logic of that statement, but it has always seemed strange to me that the artifice of turning the page of a calendar would be the motivation we need in order to make a … Continue reading Today I Resolve Not To Make Resolutions
We all face risks or decisions to take risks everyday. Each of us then has a unique perspective on these risks, as well as our own individual risk tolerance level. There are many temporary circumstances that may affect how we perceive a risk at a given time, and those may change if we just wait. … Continue reading What’s At Risk When We Choose Not To Take A Risk?
Before we get started, this isn’t a plea for sympathy or get well wishes. I’m fine really, just annoyed. It’s been six plus weeks since I could say I was well for more than one day and I’m done with it! Okay that’s the emotional side of me talking.
Monday evening last week was a special time. A friend invited me to the first ever ManTalks event in Calgary. ManTalks is the brain-child of Connor Beaton of Vancouver, where it has been thriving for a number of years. ManTalks has since branched out to Toronto, Atlanta and now Calgary.
I had a great new experience last week. I sat down with a friend to record my first ever podcast. Justin Bergeron is a professional coach and a savvy social media sort of guy. He’s launched a series of podcasts called The Art of Being, which can be found on iTunes or on his website. … Continue reading The Art Of Being In Control (or Not)