Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I am a Canadian, I live in Canada and I celebrate Thanksgiving sometime in October, like all Canadians. But this year, Karen and I decided to spend the month of November in the US, working remotely and playing locally.  Which means that we are here for the US version...
3 Ways to Say Thank You

3 Ways to Say Thank You

(First posted October, 2017) When was the last time you said, ‘thank you’ unexpectedly to someone on your team? This past weekend was our Canadian Thanksgiving – a wonderful time to spend with family, eat way too much and give thanks.   This weekend always gets...
An Historic Day for Canada

An Historic Day for Canada

The Toronto Raptors have just won the 2019 NBA Championship and today (June 17, 2019) ‘we’ celebrated.  The ‘we’ is Canada.  They really are Canada’s team. People flooded into downtown Toronto from all parts of Canada (and a few from the US) to be a part of this...
Don’t Burn That Bridge!

Don’t Burn That Bridge!

How do you blow up a bridge in under 10 seconds?  You let your emotions get the best of you. It is so easy.  You get really upset and steam about it for minutes, hours and even days.  Then you act! A comment, an email, a gesture or even the lack of any of these when...
Nice Sells

Nice Sells

One of my Linkedin contacts, Michelle Krupa, posted an article from the web site Makeit.com, a portal from CNBC.  The headline read: “Mark Cuban: ‘One of the most underrated skills in business right now is being nice.’” Thank you, Michelle. Thank you, Mark. You...