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January 14, 2013

Fearless

In a world filled with uncertainty, Joe Glickman’s newly released book Fearless could be the most important book you read in 2013. Here’s why: Uncertainly is not going away in 2013. The economy; the fiscal […]
January 24, 2012

So you think you’re a Badass?

Trust me; you could be badder. And I’ve got just the place for you to learn. This Thursday and Friday (26th & 27th January), my friend JBT is hosting the first, the inaugural Badass Conference. […]
November 19, 2011

Winter Driving as an Amputee

Another how-to tip for amputees or anyone who uses a wheelchair for mobility. Winter driving can be a challenge for anyone, but for someone with a “disability” there are additional concerns we need to think […]
November 10, 2011

A Taste of things to come…

Things have been busy around here in preparation for the February launch of my new project; The Solution Revolution. Part training course; part Inner circle, I’ll be interviewing leading experts and thought leaders on Solution […]
November 26, 2010

December 14 Webinar- Early Bird Deadline finishes Tonight!

Now, please don’t think I’m giving you the hard sell here, but I do want to let you know that the early bird deadline for the December 14th webinar finishes tonight (Friday 26th Nov) at […]
November 20, 2010

The only thing to fear, is Change. Or fear itself…

Yesterday in Vancouver I spoke to a financial services group. One of the topics I brought to the table was the concept of facing fear, or rather, the implications when we don’t. I shared a […]
November 17, 2010

Let it go…

Letting go is not easy. In fact, it could be one of the most difficult things any of us ever have to do. One of the biggest lessons I have learned has been that you […]
October 27, 2010

So you want to be a professional speaker?

I’ve been speaking for over a decade now. Longer actually when you consider that words first started coming out of my mouth in 1966, but I mean speaking professionally. Yes, being paid to talk; could […]
August 28, 2010

Doing the Impossible

Stumbled across a nice post today on Doing the Impossible; somethign I`m a big fan of. For me, achieving the impossible starts with seeing that it is possible. If you can`t see it, you`re going […]
August 19, 2010

Nine Lives Adventure

Nice article here in Whislter’s (BC)Pique magazine about a couple of local guys’ new adventure outfit called Nine Lives. The twist is, one of the guys; Matt Thola uses a wheelchair. If you do too; […]
August 5, 2010

Torso Twist and other Trickery

I’ve had lots of replies to a question posed in yesterday’s newsletter about the “torso twist”. The question: Would it help if I posted a video to explain this and other tricks/ techniques that make […]
July 30, 2010

A New Level

WARNING: Don’t watch the following if you suffer from any kind of heart problems. Equally important, don’t watch if you’re prone to comments along the lines of “that’s just stupid”, or something equally judgmental. DO […]
July 27, 2010

Disconnected

I swore I’d never do this, but here goes. I’ve got to write about travel. Not to bitch or complain, though of course I need to do some of that; but to tap into our […]
July 17, 2010

The Solution lies Within

Following in the footsteps (so to speak) of my last post, The Learning Never Stops, I wanted to share another little trick I learnt a while ago. If you use a wheelchair, you might have […]
July 15, 2010

The Learning Never Stops

This one belongs in the category of bizzare… This April just past, I’ve gone thirteen years on the planet without legs. That’s a long time; and during that time, I’ve figured out some stuff. A […]