Archive for category: Resiliency

Breathing in Combat

1 / February 20, 2010 8:21 pm

Last week I held a very basic self-defense workshop for the City of Calgary Waterworks division. Now some of you might be wondering why a leadership coach / consultant would teach a self-defense course. First of all, it’s fun, but […]

What’s the Security in Risk-Taking?

1 / June 12, 2009 2:02 pm

Any transformation in life direction begins with a choice to risk failure, and inevitably, the topic of “risk-taking” comes up. The counter-balance to risk-taking is “security”. One might hear, if not in these exact words, “I don’t like to take […]

Three Ways NOT to Respond When Lost

Three Ways NOT to Respond When Lost

0 / May 29, 2009 8:50 pm

Checkout Banff Centre’s Leadership Compass for my latest article titled “Three Ways NOT to Respond When Lost“. Excerpt: “Last summer I was hiking with my friends around a lake in Alberta’s Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The day was beautiful with […]

Time to Pay Extra Attention to Integrity

Time to Pay Extra Attention to Integrity

0 / April 29, 2009 4:11 pm

When times are good, it’s easy to be generous, patient, and honest. Unfortunately, the ease with which these virtues are attained leads to a kind of surface-level “goodness”. Can one be said to be courageous when the courage is never […]

Dive deep and swim far

0 / March 16, 2009 9:17 pm

“Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.” – […]