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Real Innovation

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23.03.17

Karalee and I were riding up the gondola together first thing in the morning on Blackcomb Mountain. It was looking like a great ski day when one of the people we were randomly put together with looked over at our ski poles and said "those must be old--they still have leather straps." He was right.  

A Whole Day with Seth Godin

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12.01.17

"People like us, do things like that"
This was one of my biggest take away ideas from the day I spent in New York with entrepreneur, marketer, and teacher Seth Godin. I've been paying attention to Seth Godin, reading his books, his blog, and watching his videos since I first saw him speak at the Direct Marketing Conference in 2005. I admire Seth for many reasons and jumped at the chance to spend an entire day with him (and several hundred others) at his one Q&A session in the US in 2016.  

Discipline to be Different

Posted by David Greer in Business, Growth, Leadership | 2 comments

30.06.16

An outline of Ray Zinn doing a hand stand is featured on the cover of his new book Tough Things First. While I can't do hand stands, I did do a head stand in honour of Ray and his book.  

Doing It All Yourself

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09.06.16

Things were tense onboard Van Kedisi. The four of us had sailed that morning from Los Christianos on the island of Tenerife. We were approaching San Sebastian on the island of La Gomera, Christopher Columbus' launching point for sailing across the Atlantic Ocean.  All four of us onboard were working together to spot the entrance channel and the tiny opening to the harbour as we passed massive ferries on the commercial dock. On a sailboat you all have to work together because your lives depend on it. In this instance grounding out on a rock or hitting the breakwater would not likely have cost us our lives, but it would have done serious damage to Van Kedisi scuttling our well laid plans to sail across the Atlantic together.  

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