2015 was a wonderful yet challenging year for many of us. There were highs and lows and sometimes exhausting obstacles. There were also some wonderful moments of inspiration.  So how will you make 2016 a better year than 2015? I'd like to share with you some of...

Early in December 2015, I attended my first national convention of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) in Halifax, NS. That was a good move. Besides getting 5 minutes to perform on the main stage (an honour at any point in one's speaking career), I met and...

[caption id="attachment_279" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Blog about your own interests" Ian Ord[/caption] While blogging about unexpected connections to help people with their goals and dreams, I also intend to take the advice of a very successful blogger and good friend, Ian Ord. He suggests that bloggers be...

This week was an exciting creative ride as it was World Creativity and Innovation Week. I met so many people and learned a number of new things. I may write more about that later, but for today I've got a little video about what you...

After an early meeting this morning, I found myself enjoying a delicious Americano in the Balzacs coffee shop at the Toronto Reference Library. Today's creativity challenge included being playful so after some hesitation I decided to strike up a conversation with the woman sitting next...