Today, the Federal Communications Commission is debating allowing cellphone use during flights in the United States.  I have been following this as I fly around 125,000 miles a year, about 30% of that in the U.S. But this blog is less about technology and all about something my last blog also addressed…self-absorption. Remember that when..

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This past week has been so full of exasperation, I am having trouble keeping track of my audible exhalations so when  it came to material to write about, its the choosing that’s the problem and as I have mentioned lately that my blog is not my talk, this blog is something I feel very strongly..

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2013 brings two significant anniversaries and since they have both happened, I can talk about them. One of the biggies is July 2 and this year, that represented 20 years of marriage to Darlene.  But I feel strongly that October 1st was a bigger anniversary that even allowed me to have a wedding anniversary with..

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If you follow my blog (thanks by the way) you may have noticed a bit of a void lately. i have had a conundrum.  By the way, I am not about impressing with my vocabulary but “conundrum” is the perfect word to describe the conflict in my soul. I decided to write a blog to..

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I was getting set to write a very personal and uplifting entry today and I will get to that in a minute.  I got interrupted with a phone call from a booking agency regarding an upcoming speaking engagement.  The agent was connecting after a client who already contracted me voiced concerns about my blog.  I..

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As many of you know, my wife Darlene and I spend significant time at our cottage in Saskatchewan.  Crystal Lake is very precious to us but for me it is very personal in that I spent my summers here for most of my childhood and I know how fortunate that makes me. Anyone who has..

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Two people who may not have wanted to be famous are now having to struggle with a potential firestorm that I wonder if they considered before they created it.  Fran Steer and Mary Craig are a same sex couple  raising a now 13 year old daughter, Brooklyn. When their daughter was 12, she felt compelled..

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I am very excited today about officially introducing my new “brand”.  Ironically, I have been thinking, acting, expressing and well…living this idea my whole life and today I am formally recognizing it as a focus for my work. Honestly, the speaking business is full of people who are constantly re-branding themselves and I don’t say..

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