Is a job in recreation for me? (as featured on


Recently we had the opportunity to be part of a great podcast featured on  Camphacker is a tremendous site that promotes the camping industry and is constantly adding so much value with podcasts, tips and amazing articles on what is new ... Read More

A Little Thanks Goes A Long Way


      The more you empower your team and let them know that you appreciate them, the better    job they'll do.  It's that simple.  Regardless of what stage you are at in your career, we all want to feel 'special'.  Whether you're a CEO or entry level ... Read More

Develop, inspire and elevate employees so they play at world-class levels.

What is WOWMENTUM?  That's pretty simple to answer. We are a cool, vibrant company that has a mission to inspire and elevate employees so they play at world-class levels.   That sounds pretty neat and all but, how do you do that?  We have the best ... Read More

Great things happen when you’re uncomfortable.

Codezilla - 7ft x 3.5ft

I was recently commissioned by a great couple to create a massive painting.  Yes, I lead a variety of lives and one of them is as an artist. I've been creating a series called Barcodes where the paint drips off the canvas and is suspended at the ... Read More

Back at it.


I've recently returned from a 4 month tour of Muskoka where I run a children's summer camp. It's great to be back and time to get serious. But I've hit a major roadblock. You see, I realized I can't do it alone.  I needed someone to bounce ideas off. ... Read More

More reasons to can than can’t.


Have you ever said the word 'cant'? Chances are you have. In fact, there's a good chance you've said it in the past 24 hours. I can't fall asleep. I can't run that fast. I can't speak in front of people. I can't go for that opportunity because I ... Read More

This is what great leaders do.

Well, I've just returned from months up North. I had the opportunity to work with hundreds of great leaders ranging in age from 7-70. That's right, 7 years old. I believe kids can be incredible leaders too. You don't have to be an adult or hold an ... Read More

The thing about summer camp.

OCA Counsellor Conference

Camp people are different. There, I said it. We just returned from an inspiring morning spent at the Ontario Camps Association's Counsellor Conference where we talked about adding WOW. After speaking to so many people over the years from all ... Read More

Be A Better Leader. Starting Tomorrow.

wake up

We are always looking for ways to improve our leadership abilities. Here are a few quick and easy to apply tips to becoming a better leader. And the best part – you can start tomorrow. 1. Set your alarm 30 minutes earlier. You’re going to be ... Read More



If you want to be successful, you have to fail first. Yep, you actually just read that. Failure is part of life and everyone does it. It’s what makes us stronger. It’s not about how many times you fail it’s about what you do to get back up. Sure, it ... Read More