After Five Years In My Role We’re Hiring My Replacement. Are You Interested?

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November 17th, 2013 marks my 5-year anniversary since joining TELUS; an organization where I’ve held the position Head of Learning and Collaboration throughout the past half decade of employment. Over the course of those five years I’ve witnessed a remarkable evolution in the culture, not the least of which is the increase in employee engagement […]

For every fall there is a spring in our step

A tree right outside my front window ... inspired me to write the words above.

I hope the sun’s rays are delightfully breezing across the soft pigment of your face on this fine Fall day and that you pause — just for a fleeting moment — to reflect on the beauty that is the changing of the guard on our treasured Canadian arbors. ‘Tis a season that smacks of irony; […]

I Detached on Holiday. I Didn’t Unplug. You Should Too.

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I’ve recently returned from 3 1/2 weeks away with the three ‘goats’ and Denise where we enjoyed the fine Puget Sound sea air of Gig Harbor. Ever since I can remember, Denise and I take 3 weeks of holiday in the summer usually coinciding with the last week of July and first two weeks of August. […]

42-24 … I’m 42 Today: What I’d Say to a 24 Year Old Me

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“You did what?” Those were the words echoed by several young bucks (and does) when I shared the news that Denise and I were engaged … over the Christmas holiday season of 1993 and at the tender age of 22. No, she wasn’t pregnant. And yes, I’m certain my in-laws are still recovering. But we […]

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For my friend ‘K’RB. “We’re not here to see through each other; we’re here to see each other through.” _____________________ IF IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting […]