Tag: change


Connect Before You Correct

11

Apr 2019

Connect Before You Correct

In the classic film, Gladiator, the retired champion, Proximo calls the young Maximus to his chambers. He councils our hero on how best to win his freedom when they reach Rome. Proximo tells Maximus that he must make the crowd love him if he is to triumph. “Win the crowd and you will win your freedom.” Connecting with people isn’t always this dramatic, it’s not...


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Haters Gonna Hate

13

Mar 2019

Haters Gonna Hate

You only get haters when you’re leveling up; when haters start popping up, consider yourself on the road to success! I know that’s a different perspective, but it’s the truth. Nothing tests you better than success. As you become more successful and/or more influential, the haters come out of the woodwork. Simply put, when you reach new levels, you get new devils. When I became...


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Inspiration vs Desperation

14

Feb 2019

Inspiration vs Desperation

Brad Henry, the former Governor of Oklahoma once said, “A good leader can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”  The same can be said of good business managers, directors, mentors and leaders within organizations! I was recently working with a fellow leader (aka manager) within our company who found herself dealing with a challenge. This individual is a great team leader, who gives...


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It Takes a Village

24

Jan 2019

It Takes a Village

How the Community You Build Will Accelerate Your Life’s Ambitions Our world is more connected than ever before and yet, in many ways, people feel more disconnected than ever. Our fast-paced world can feel incredibly lonely outside the six-inch screens in the palms of our hands. In fact, it has felt that way for me in the past. So I decided to take action and...


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Goal Setting: Do Something New! Achieve Something New!

03

Jan 2019

Goal Setting: Do Something New! Achieve Something New!

“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” — Gandhi   Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions. Setting goals for the upcoming year and resolving to do this year better than the last. Before diving into goal setting mode, it’s important to reflect and give thanks to the year completed. Many of...


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On Truth & Candor

05

Jul 2018

On Truth & Candor

  “Candor is the key to collaborating effectively. Lack of candor leads to dysfunctional environments.” – Ed Catmull Last year, The New York Times had a creative campaign that ran across a number of different mediums. It was called “The Truth is Hard” and it basically defined the truth as a present-day commodity. It looked and sounded something like this – The truth is hard....


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Inspiration & Action: Weapons of Choice

25

Apr 2018

Inspiration & Action: Weapons of Choice

  “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney When you’re busy running a company, it’s easy to forget to slow down and take a look at how far you’ve come, but last week I was prompted to do so in light of Roma Moulding receiving the 2018 Award as one of Canada’s top small & medium employers. So I...


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You Can Only Do Great Things with Great People

04

Apr 2018

You Can Only Do Great Things with Great People

“Take care of your employees and they’ll take care of your business. It’s as simple as that.” -Richard Branson I’m a big believer in the idea that hardship builds character. I also think that challenges can get the best of us, and sometimes we tend to fixate on why something is happening instead of what we can do about it. If you’re smart, you’ll emerge...


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Your TV remote may be killing you

04

Apr 2018

Your TV remote may be killing you

What you shine a light on only gets brighter! One might read the above statement and think that’s a great thing; while others might stop and ask, “what am I shining a light on today?”  I am constantly examining what I spend time on and what I give importance to in my life.    It is critical that we examine the above statement, as it...


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Your TV remote may be killing you

30

Aug 2017

Your TV remote may be killing you

What you shine a light on only gets brighter! One might read the above statement and think that’s a great thing; while others might stop and ask, “what am I shining a light on today?”  I am constantly examining what I spend time on and what I give importance to in my life.    It is critical that we examine the above statement, as it...


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