Paddling the Don

Several years back my Dad Terry asked me to join him for ‘Paddle the Don’, a 10km excursion down Canada’s largest urban watershed, the Don River. He wanted to take his prized ceder canoe, the one I helped him build when I was 15. I was dubious but said yes. Among the many admirers of …

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The Man in the River

The Man in the River Here! he said. The Man in the river It sounded like burble and bubble There said Fred but really he didn’t for all the leaves in his muzzle With a mighty heave and a couple of hoe’s he spun on his chin and stubble a wink in his eye, a …

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No Greater Champion

When we commit to the experience and not the result we allow ourselves to be the change we seek rather than some benevolent outside force. This my friends is how we learn to be our own heroes and let me tell you, there is no greater champion you could wish for. On the eve of …

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A Lovely Story

I spent the first 30 years of my life learning to navigate the world and the people in it. My drive and direction came from a desire to be part of a new order and community I looked up to, a place where surfers, skateboarders, designers, musicians and other creative entrepreneurs called the shots. Piece …

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AHA! & ADVENTURE RETREAT – COSTA RICA FEB 17-20, 2016

WELCOME TO PARADISE!!! Yes, it’s true. I am hosting another Aha! & Adventure Retreat in beautiful Costa Rica at my favorite place in the world, the Las Nubes Energy Resort. I am so excited to extend this invitation for you to discover and activate your greatest potential with me in this truly amazing place. Living …

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Roger O’Donnell of The Cure

I am very pleased to bring you this conversation with my old friend Roger O’Donnell. iTunes link      Stitcher link Roger is a musician, composer, producer and Ferrari fanatic who you probably know as the keyboardist for The Cure, Psychedelic Furs and, before that, The Thompson Twins. Of course Rogers’ work goes far beyond that and …

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Adventure time!

I sold the boat! My happy place in Toronto now belongs to someone else. I’m super stoked for the new owner, who I know is going to love it as much as I do, but I’m even more excited for me because it’s the beginning of another new adventure: FULL TIME COSTA RICA! I’ve had …

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Trading Love for Time

In our goal oriented, how-to obsessed world, the idea of success supersedes all others. Whether we’re talking about our companies, careers or relationships, the focus always seems to be an end goal or return that is greater than what we have now, preferably as soon as possible. Even growth has become a reason unto itself, …

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