Getting Out of a Tough Spot

Hitting a rut, wall, plateau, whatever you want to call it is inevitable. You can be on a win streak for only so long, before things taper off. It can happen in a lot of different ways, whether in business, personally, or in my case fitness. When things tend to get tough it is a […]

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Why Are You Posting That Online?

This past weekend I went to the Homecoming game at St. Mary’s. I used to spend a lot of time on the campus when I was teaching and coaching, but now not so much. I try to make at least one football game a year to check out the team, and say hello to some […]

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Being A Little Nicer Than The Next Person Always Works

Last week I was in Seattle with my friends, and we were in one of those situations where we weren’t sure where to go out to dinner. You know what I am talking about, where everyone is hungry, but no one wants to make a decision? It was getting late at night, around 8:00PM and […]

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The Good and Bad Of Attending A Speaking Conference

A few weeks ago I visited NYC for a 2 day leadership speaking conference. It was the first time I had been to a speaking conference, which normally is not my thing, but much like anything else the only real way to learn if you like something is to try it. There were some good […]

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Business 101: How To Ask For Something – An Epic Fail Story

From time to time I get interview requests, whether it is for a podcast, radio station, blog, or even school newspaper. Around the summer time these requests pop up a lot more because of Big Brother, which is understandable. I realize I am not Donald Trump, Mark Cuban, or LeBron James (weird combo of people […]

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A (Not Average) Day In My Life

This past week I sent an email with a survey to who signed up for the list asking for your help in starting the blog back up! The survey just asked what would you like to read from the blog in the future. Thank you to everyone who responded. There was a wide range of […]

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Student Ambassador Program – Year 3

It started as a simple idea. Whenever I get the chance to speak at a University, I would always send a quick tweet out. Every single time I would send one of those tweets out I would get responses from other students on Twitter asking: “When are you coming to my University?” Or “How come […]

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Nova Scotia Speaking Event & Meetup

This month I am going to be speaking at the Nova Scotia Secondary Students’ Association’s provincial conference, “Challenging the Status Quo” on May 15, 2014. Public speaking is one of the things I’m lucky enough to call one of my “jobs” and I’m very appreciative for the opportunities I get to speak. Anytime I go somewhere to […]

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Week 24 & 25 Video Blog (Vlog) Roundup

In  2013, I started a daily vlog challenge to last for 365 days.. I have been posting vlogs  on my YouTube channel that are 3-5 minutes long and completely unedited for better or worse. If you haven’t subscribed to the channel yet, you can do so by clicking here. Subscribing will send you a daily notification whenever the vlog is uploaded. Here are all of the vlogs from […]

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