Good Brain, Good Heart

Good Brain, Good Heart

I’m writing this on Christmas eve, December 24th, 2015. The topic seemed appropriate for the day, and in consideration of the imminent arrival of a New Year. Yesterday afternoon, my wife and I had some time to kill (what a sad expression that is!) in a downtown...
A Very Special Journey

A Very Special Journey

I spent much of last Saturday at a “Meet Your Local authors” event in Calgary. Upwards of 25 authors came together in a busy sports, library and community centre in Calgary to display their books, engage with the passers–by and, not least, hope to sell...
Building Playgrounds

Building Playgrounds

I don’t often get to make the rules, to bring my own bats and balls, to invite and control the crowd to be on my side.

Skills in Relationships

Skills in Relationships

For me, the first skill is having and holding an Open Heart. ….. and being open to the real humanity of the other person.

Fruitful conversations

Fruitful conversations

Fruitful conversations cause individuals to be engaged at an authentic level. Being real and sincere calls for being present, attentive with directed focus.

Simply exposed

Simply exposed

A recent experience truly communicated the impact of authenticity and vulnerability in developing relationship. I have been a student of an educational body for a number of years.  That I will learn something new, have past information reinforced is a given because of...