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Will You Embrace Your 'Weird'?

  • 2019-06-25

After meeting more than a year ago in the online world, I finally got to meet them in person last month at the scene of the crime in ‘Canada’s Most Notorious City’.

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How Steve Jobs Escaped the Garage

  • 2019-06-11

The internet has the power to create thousands upon thousands of overnight successes.

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Five Things Marketing Can't Fix

  • 2019-05-27

It’s one thing to read about a great company and how it positions itself as best in class. It’s another thing entirely to be on the receiving end of that experience.

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What's Your Origin Story?

  • 2019-05-14

You are likely familiar with the phrase, “in order to get to where you are going, you need to know where you came from”. It’s a phrase that has significant implications for anyone serious about building a business, brand or career of significance.

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Creating Championship Cultures

  • 2019-04-30

You’ve likely heard this before. To get everyone pulling on the same rope, high-end, high-functioning organizations place a huge emphasis on leadership and culture. Sounds simple enough.

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What's Your Knockout Story?

  • 2019-04-15

Many years ago, a 12 year old boy had his bicycle stolen. He ran into a police officer and told him, if he ever caught that thief, he was gonna give him a whupping.

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What is a Big Little Legend?

  • 2019-04-02

How do you define a “legend”? What qualifies someone or something to be described as “legendary”? Are there specific qualities or attributes necessary that articulate how some person, place, event or object takes on a larger-than-life stature?

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Could One Story Grow Your Business?

  • 2019-03-18

Deep inside all of us, we all possess a story that speaks to the power of human values. A story based on our own truth.

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Why Your Brand Is NOT Your Logo

  • 2019-03-06

The need to “Belong” taps into the deepest part of our humanity.   Psychologists and anthropologists agree that humans possess a strong, primal instinct to feel a sense of ‘belonging’ to small groups that share clear purpose and values.   Even prisoners feel this. Like those who attended a certa...

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Who Are Your Everyday, Unsung Heroes?

  • 2019-02-19

It’s been said that the strongest among us are not those who flex their hero muscles in public, but those who quietly win battles we know nothing about.

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