Surrey Board of Trade 2016 Economic Forecast Lunch

On Thursday, February 4th, I presented at the 2016 Surrey Board of Trade Economic Update Lunch. I spoke about the 3 most important trends facing businesses in 2016 (technological, demographic and economic) and what business leaders can do to survive and thrive in this new environment. You can download a copy of my slide deck here.

10 Habits of a Relentless Action Taker

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”
-– Leonardo da Vinci

Top 10 Habits of Successful Business Owners: Habit #3 - Set Clear Strategy

“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; It’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” - Michael Porter

Top 10 Habits of Successful Business Owners: Habit #2 - Build Great Teams

“The team that makes the most mistakes usually wins, because doers make mistakes.”

-          Coach John Wooden

Trust, but Verify

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare

Self Leadership

Learn to Lead Yourself Before You Earn the Right to Lead Others

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln


Systematize Your Personal Performance - Part 2 of 2

“When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it."
― Jacob Lawrence

This is part 2 of 2 of my newsletter article on how to systematize your personal performance. To read part 1, which was published on May 26th, click here.

Systematize Your Personal Performance - Part 1

“Don't be fooled by the many books on complexity or by the many complex and arcane algorithms you find in this book or elsewhere. Although there are no textbooks on simplicity, simple systems work and complex don't.”
― Jim Gray

My long-time subscribers and followers know I am a big believer in the power of systems to accelerate the growth of a business. If you would like to know more, read my article in the Globe and Mail from October of last year.


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