Thoughts for Quarantine

I can still remember my first day of college and the preparation leading up to the big day, back in 2001. The excitement was palpable I bought all the books, printed my schedule months in advance, gathered intelligence regarding the layout of the college, wore my nicest shirt, dressed to impressed and was ready to … Continue reading Thoughts for Quarantine

WHAT IS NEXT BOOK

The new book, 'What is Next' is now available on Amazon What is Next: Lacrosse and Life Lessons | struggle, hustle and succeeding on purpose https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B084RCF787/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_xZ1tEbFGEE8S4

My Motivational Honeymoon

Have you ever felt so motivated that you could take on a giant? When it feels as though nothing can bring you down from cloud nine and you are essentially unstoppable? Your world is limitless! Your goals are going to be crushed! You will increase your income, followers and likes by 200% in the next … Continue reading My Motivational Honeymoon

What is Next…first 3 chapters

Etched inside the 2017 Canadian Lacrosse Championship ring proudly displayed on my dresser is the inscription, “What is Next”.   The very slogan that has propelled a team to a National Championship, has humbled me and taught me about life, love, teamwork, fear, failure and fighting for your dream; One shift at a time. CHAPTER 1 … Continue reading What is Next…first 3 chapters

Managing the Distraction

It is no secret, or shocking revelation when I tell you that distraction is the enemy of our progress.  Robin Sharma, Canadian author of ‘The 5am Club’ writes: “The addiction to Distraction is the death of creative production”.  Robin Sharma I have to laugh a little, as I’m spending a Saturday in Starbucks trying to … Continue reading Managing the Distraction

My Worst Nightmare

In my opinion, one of the worst, day wrecking, gut wrenching, vomit inducing, mental breaking, nightmare of the epic proportions, is spilling my coffee. Just the mere thought of it has my skin crawling and begins to produce a visceral reaction that makes me eerily uncomfortable. knowing sips from the Heaven's above will never be … Continue reading My Worst Nightmare

To Fix or To Heal…

I'm a fixer. Insert gasp of shock and surprise! My whole life has been built around the need and desire to help others. In my career, my family and my day to day interactions with others, I am constantly looking for ways to help fix. Whether it is with a coffee and conversation, a simple … Continue reading To Fix or To Heal…

Trampolines

Many moons ago I worked at a summer camp in Cavan Ontario. Maple Creek Ranch was one of Ontario's premier summer camps for kids ranging from youngsters to teens. I was first a camper each summer, but as I grew older and my dad being the first aid man on staff, I reached staff designation … Continue reading Trampolines

New Year thoughts…from the ground up

I've taken a few days to gather my thoughts on the inevitable New Year's post. I've been asked by several people when I plan on writing something about said topic. To be honest, I really didn't want to. Personally, my 2018 was pretty awful and rather terrible. A difficult separation, a tragic loss to a … Continue reading New Year thoughts…from the ground up

Lessons from my 11yr old…

Thought I would share another piece from my upcoming book (hopefully due out sometime in 2019)... I learn a lot from my kids, not just in regards to the increasingly complex realm of parenting, but also the life lessons that they can teach me as I try to teach them. I honestly think that there … Continue reading Lessons from my 11yr old…