Archive for "Change"

Dan Lok Talks About Overcoming Difficulty On His Way to Success

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Apr 13, 2016 No Comments

Dan Lok is an accidental businessman. His first venture – which was a lawn mowing business – was a complete failure, and so were 13 other businesses that followed. In his 20s he found a mentor called Allan who made him work for next to nothing for a year. This is where he learned how to do Read more »

Bosco Anthony: An Inspiring Immigrant Success Story

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Apr 11, 2016 No Comments

Bosco Anthony rise to success began in 2002, when he moved to Canada from Tanzania. Upon arriving in B.C. he went into sales and marketing and eventually found himself working as a sales manager for Intrawest. After several years, he moved on to the Read more »

Leading by Doing

Building Relationships, Building Your Brand, Change, Connecting, Leadership Mar 21, 2016 No Comments

Galya Westler is a Vancouver-based entrepreneur who was born in Montreal and raised in Israel. She returned to the West Coast a few years ago to focus on creating social mobile apps for companies, specifically private social networks for companies. Galya has since incorporated two companies since she arrived and currently serves as the owner and Read more »

How to Succeed as a Change Agent

Career & Business, Change Mar 10, 2016 No Comments

TED TalksConnor Beaton has some pretty strong opinions about men. “My biggest passion is to help people (1) live a life of purpose, (2) help people uncover their gifts and (3) find self-fulfillment,” says Connor. Read more »

You’ve Just Reached A Big Goal: What’s Next?

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Jun 17, 2015 No Comments

I just finished writing THE MAVERICK EFFECT a month ago and it’s now undergoing professional editing. It was like reaching the top of a tall mountain. This wave of euphoria washes over you and you feel like you’re on top of the world. Getting to this important milestone of finishing the manuscript Read more »

Spread Your Wings: Week 5

Building Relationships, Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Mar 26, 2015 No Comments

EagleDid people ever make fun of the way you looked or talked? Did they ever whisper behind your back at how slow or inept you were at work? People made fun of my big head, my buck teeth and my desire for approval once upon a time. Read more »

Getting into the Zone: Week 4

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Mar 19, 2015 No Comments

Football playersEver wonder why some people start something and either (1) continue until the end or (2) give up after trying for just a little while? What makes some people finishers and others quitters? Why do some people relentlessly pursue their goals even though they encounter one failure after another? How can you get into the “zone” so Read more »

Staying on Track: Week 3

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change, Goals Mar 12, 2015 1 Comment

HikingHave you ever had to balance two things like your career and a relationship and have one of them end in disaster because you found it hard to juggle several things all at once?

I’m at the end of week 2 of my book writing project. So far I’ve finished Read more »

Walking the Talk: Week 2

Career & Business, Change, Goals Mar 06, 2015 No Comments

Old Woman WalkingI recently committed to writing a new book called WHY MAVERICKS & OUTSIDERS RULE AND HIPSTERS FOLLOW THEM. Not only did I tell several people about it to keep me accountable, I wrote the intro and table of contents to help get me started. This is week 2 of my book writing odyssey. Read more »

Writing A New Book: Week 1

Building Your Brand, Career & Business, Change Feb 27, 2015 2 Comments

booksLast December I had a sudden flash of inspiration to write a book called WHY MAVERICKS & OUTSIDERS RULE AND HIPSTERS FOLLOW THEM. I decided that it would have 80,000 words and be roughly 180 – 200 pages long. Read more »