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.

coach

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.

yes-I-can

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

Fail.

babycrawl

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