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ARE YOU AWESOME EVERYDAY? 3 FOUNDATIONAL RULES TO LIVE BY… business Aug 08, 2017

I am with my 14 year old son, Cain, at the #PremiereProgram in Orlando, Florida – the largest global performing arts program dedicated to showcasing Actors, Models, Dancers and Singers to industry professionals who specialize in kids programming between the ages 5-20 year...

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS DRIVE ME CRAZY: 6 KEY QUESTIONS TO CREATE YOUR PERSONAL ONE PAGE PLAN FOR 201 business Jan 17, 2017

Its January 2017 and everyone is talking about their New Year resolutions.  I have tried so hard to ignore it until now.  The purpose of this blog is to provide you with a tool that will allow you to create your Personal One Page Plan for where you want to be in 10 years, 3 years and 1...

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SPARKLE AND GRIT: DO YOU HAVE IT? business international day of the girl sparkle and grit Sep 27, 2016

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. 

On October 12, 2016, Whistler, BC will celebrate the...

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IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL TIME! DO YOU HAVE YOUR LEARNING PLAN FOR THE YEAR SET? business Sep 01, 2016

It’s Sept 1, 2016 – summer blew by and is coming to an end.  Kids are heading back to school.  It’s a good time to plan my own learning/professional development.  I don’t know about you, but I am wired that every September I feel it’s a start of a new...

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UPCOMING 3HAG WORKSHOP business Nov 25, 2015

As you may have recently noticed, I’ve been talking quite a bit about the importance of companies knowing their 3HAG (3 Year highly Achievable Goal).

What companies struggle with when it comes to their 3HAG:

  • For many, this process can be quite overwhelming as it requires ...
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3HAG: 3 YEAR HIGHLY ACHIEVABLE GOAL – WHAT IS YOURS? 6 STEPS TO FIND YOURS business Oct 22, 2015

As a young CEO – I had big dreams. That was the easy part. I could easily see the 10-30 year picture and communicate the picture clearly to my whole team. As Jim Collins and Jerry Porras coined it – we knew our Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG). We could all describe...

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WHY IS CONTINUOUS LEARNING A KEY TRAIT OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL COMPANIES? 6 STEPS TO CONSIDER. business Oct 15, 2015

When I was building my first company, I was loving the amount of things I was learning every day.  I was a sponge and very curious of what was best practice and how others had achieved their success. 

I was a business book junkie.  I was reading up to 4 business books a week at the...

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DOES YOUR ‘VILLAGE’ INCLUDE A HOCKEY TEAM? business Sep 24, 2015

As I pull my hockey gear out for my game tonite I realize this is my 20th season in the Whistler Women’s Hockey League.  I have been playing with the same team of awesome ladies who have definitely been part of my “village”  while I grew and sold two FinTech companies...

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DOES IT REALLY TAKE A “VILLAGE” TO GROW A CEO? business Sep 17, 2015

Last night I attended the ACETECH Reception to kick off the year. Sort of felt like the start of school. In attendance were 150 CEOs from around Vancouver and further away in BC. I have been attending this kick off since 1997 when I first became a CEO. It was a great night to reacquaint...

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4 REASONS WHY DISRUPTORS ARE INNOVATIVE SERVICE PROVIDERS business Sep 11, 2015

When the word “Disruptor” is spoken – to most it’s seen as negative. According to the definition on Dictionary.com: Disrupt is “top cause disorder or turmoil.” The business definition from this site:...

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WANT TO MAKE FASTER DECISIONS? HERE IS HOW business Sep 04, 2015

Over 15 years ago – I was deep in chaos with a fast growing team and company. Every day was like a week, every week like a month, and every month like a year. Time was flying and we had to make decisions fast to keep up with the speed of growth and the market. We were struggling –...

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