Getting it Right WEEKLY Being inspired and motivated is great, but staying consistent with your training and goals wins long term hands down. Besides training once or twice during the workweek, I nearly always get out into real nature on weekends hiking and snowshoeing, back-country skiing, mountain biking, etc. Consistency is the key to building…Details
I recently had the pleasure to speak to Cadillac Canada and its entrepreneur dealers from across Canada at the Sofitel Hotel. Cadillac has partnered with Group Esprit De Corps to lift the bar on personal achievement in its ‘DARE GREATLY’ campaign and encourage its Canadian Dealers to take on great personal challenges. The first…Details
Snowshoeing up Olympia and Cross Mountains with Marc-Antoine Laporte in 40° below zero (with wind chill) and still smiling. Get out there and burn calories in any weather and have great fun feeling proud of your determination and achievements.
Expect the growing FKT movement to shed its scrappy, unpublicized existence next spring. That’s when Jornet will head to Mount Everest without oxygen, carrying only the slimmest survivalist’s pack of food, water, and protective gear, and attempt to lay down a new record on the world’s most scrutinized peak. Jornet hasn’t settled on his precise…Details
(CNN)British explorer Henry Worsley has died attempting to be the first person to cross the Antarctic unaided, in an epic charity mission inspired by Ernest Shackleton. The 55-year-old former British Army officer died after being airlifted to a hospital in Punta Arenas, Chile, suffering severe exhaustion and dehydration. The father-of-two was found to have bacterial…Details
JANUARY has been a lucky month for me over the years having reached the summits of: Aconcagua 2006 (Argentina), Vinson 2009 (Antarctica), Kilimanjaro 2012 (Africa).
I Dare You Look around you, the fast food industry has won. Political correctness has crept ever more evasively into our society as the norm. Smart devices and electronics have consumed us. Fancy is cool and expensive is better. Where did our spirit of ‘personal best’, passion for adventure, and ‘go for it’ go? Of…Details
Biking December 26st after Christmas finding Santa coming down from the chimney, and mountain biking at Oka and Mount Bruno in the Eastern Townships with Marc-Antoine Laporte, Michael Pelletier and Hal Myers just before Xmas. Finally 1/2 meter of snow to get out and snowshoe in a fairy-tale land near Morin-Heights in the Laurentians. Life…Details
Mountain biking across the extraordinarily beautiful Highlands of Northern Scotland in late August. Heather growing everywhere on mountain slopes. We started our challenge in Aberdeen on the North Sea up through Cairngorms National Park across hills and mountains, single track and double, bog, river beds, glacier valleys, rock, root, sand and shrub, and some connecting…Details
Dare to Reach Talk Charlottetown I had the great privilege to be the guest keynote speaker at the PRIMERICA Atlantic Canada Leadership Council in Charlottetown October 2015. Over the 2 day event I found the leaders to be spirited and positive in their values to build meaningful relationships with their investment clients. They demonstrated a…Details
DareToReach Talk A wonderful talk to the clients of digital marketing company iProspect in Old Port Montreal October 7 2015. Their annual Summit Day had speakers from Google (Gabriel Verkade) Unlock Brand Creativity through Performance and Facebook (James Chadwick) Be Brave, Make Business Personal. Immediately following my presentation they had organized a brave activity to…Details