Archive for August, 2012

Viva La Difference

August 27th, 2012 | Posted in Clarity, Confidence, Leadership Fitness

As a child growing up, I would often hear my father’s favorite saying: “Viva La Difference”. He always pointed to the advantages of having multiple ideas and perspectives available whenever solving a tough problem. A pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force, my father flew around the world and so came to appreciate the many different cultures and customs that were different from his own. Today, as I coach and […]

Dog Days of Summer

August 17th, 2012 | Posted in Leadership Fitness, Reading List

The “dog days of summer” occur during the hottest and muggiest part of the year, usually between early July and early September in the northern hemisphere.  In the southern hemisphere, the dog days occur around January. But where does the term come from? In ancient times, when the night sky was unobscured by artificial lights, people in different parts of the […]