Archive for category: Discipline

Why sports often doesn’t develop character

Why sports often doesn’t develop character

0 / June 14, 2012 10:11 pm

The word sport came from a Old French verb, desporter, meaning to divert or amuse or play. Ref a few testosterone-laden soccer games and you’ll see why the “sport of kings” originally referred to war-making. I have higher aspirations for […]

Adaptive do-It-yourself? Or next ‘Canada’s Worst Handyman’?

Adaptive do-It-yourself? Or next ‘Canada’s Worst Handyman’?

2 / February 5, 2011 3:22 pm

There comes a time in every young man’s life when he must learn how to light a blow torch, to run stone through a wet saw, and mix cement with water. Or so I tell myself as I stumble my […]

Testing Irrational Passionate Ideas

Testing Irrational Passionate Ideas

0 / November 1, 2010 2:23 pm

What if you were seized with a crazy desire to buy a video camera and tell stories, but you don’t have a clue how to make a film let alone hold a camera? That’s the question I was faced with […]

The “I can’t focus” Syndrome

The “I can’t focus” Syndrome

1 / May 29, 2010 9:00 am

One of the most common challenges raised by business owners and other people pursuing a venture is the “I can’t focus or do things consistently” challenge. This is another variation on the classic problem of not being able to get […]

How to Leave Your Job (Tip 1)

2 / January 28, 2010 10:25 am

Imagine if you were laid-off today. What would you do? If the prospect frightens you or the only response you have is to madly send out resumes for job postings, it might be time to do a checkup on your […]