It’s Important to Remember that Learning Never Stops

Learning never stops. The best people have an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Satya is an insatiable learner and he leads one of the best companies in the world. Be like Satya.   – Send Adam Kreek a message on Twitter @adamkreek. You can also find more tips to improve your body, mind and soul on … Continued

How Providence Can Change Your Life

Providence can change your life. Here is a quick lesson on how it works: Dream up a big goal Tell key supporters about your big goal Be humble and let go of outcome Act boldly   The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves, too.  All sorts of things will occur to help  one … Continued

Do you Know the Power of Resiliency?

Resiliency is powerful. It changes the world. Did Nelson Mandela stop when he was arrested for his anti-apartheid politics? Nope.

‘The Bump’ hasn’t knocked race walker Evan Dunfee off course

“The Bump” has become the defining moment of Evan Dunfee’s career, and the 26-year-old race walker from Richmond, B.C., is still coming to terms with its significance. Two months later, I’m curious to see what the rest of us can learn from his personal reflections.

What’s your next Gold Medal Moment?

  What’s your next Gold Medal Moment?  What is that thing you want that is so huge that it scares you? I was scared to set the goal of winning an Olympic Gold Medal. Telling too many people about a ginormous goal can create a crippling level of pressure and expectations.  

Hard Work is your Key to Success

I was working for a large engineering company that built mega-projects. A manager confided in me at the networking session after my speech.  “There are two types of people that I will hire for my project teams,” he said. “Athletes and farmers.  They know how to work hard and they push when the going gets … Continued

Reinvent your Listening Skills to Improve Communication

Listening skills can make or break your team, your company, your marriage. Do you have the patience to really listen? When we listen we hear words. We also see body language, and hear the pitch of voice. A mis-directed vocal tone, or some poor gestures can block what really needs to be communicated. Guard against … Continued

The Power of Human Power

Human power is underrated. It contrasts against other energy systems where energy used means less energy in the bank. In the human energy system, you gain more energy by using your energy. Think of exercise.

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Refugee crisis leaves mark on Rio Olympics

My mixed feelings post-Rio left me searching for hope. Is the Olympic movement doing anything right? Is there hope for the social aims of the Games? We all bought into the pre-games criticism. Fears of Zika, political meltdowns, social oppression and security issues kept too many of us away from Brazil. These same fears also … Continued

Harness the Power of Loneliness

loneliness |ˈloʊnlin1s| A complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship How do you handle your feelings of loneliness? I was reminded of the power of loneliness when I once picked up a hitchhiker in northern Saskatchewan. After weeks of solo travel, I was driving on a snowy highway through the bleak … Continued