Photos from the 2017 Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon in Jasper, AB Canada on April 8, 2017.

Just show up

Last weekend I ran an impromptu half marathon. Some of my running friends were heading out to Jasper to run this race and about Wednesday one of them posted on Facebook that they would drive out the day of and return home that evening. She put out the call for anyone who wanted to join …

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A letter to a friend

Dear Friend, I can only begin to imagine the pain you are feeling right now.  While I have known monumental loss, loss of a proportion previously unfathomable, only you can now know what personal hell you are going through.  I can try and offer you guidance and share with you what things helped me cope …

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6 Reasons To Stop Trying

A New Year is upon us, and with every New Year comes the inevitable … New Years’ Resolutions. Statistically speaking (although we all know 75% of statistics are made up) approximately 35% of resolutions are abandoned by mid-January. We make a resolution to go to the gym 4 times a week. We try it, we …

Choose your hard

Choose your ‘Hard’

Today I was speaking with a friend of mine from out of town who is struggling. Business development is not going as well as they would like and she is considering reverting to a ‘fall back’ plan. She recognizes that there is a finite amount of time for which the financial numbers of the business …

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Why are we afraid to live our Truth?

Words are an interesting conundrum.  I sit here about to commemorate the anniversary of Colleen’s tragic death and I look for words to equal the beauty of the person and memories I hold.  It is estimated that there are just over a million words in the English language.   What if the people, objects or experiences that …

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Worried about your sales pipeline?

The other day someone asked the question in the Facebook group, I love Mortgage Brokering, “At what point do you start worrying about your pipeline. I happened to be the first reply. I talked about how unproductive it is to even fret about it at all. I don’t give any merit to paying attention to your …

Creativity is a Bitch

Creativity is a bitch.  It really is.  Trust me I know.  I practice creating daily and it is damn hard.  Much harder than most of the physical feats I have ever accomplished.  Yes I know, doing an Iron Distance triathlon is nothing to sneeze at but the reality is that endurance triathlon is simply the …