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Cash Flow Is The Life Blood Of Every Business
Imagine we were in a room full of small business owners and we asked them all one simple question....
Did You Miss Our Meeting? A Story On Personal Integrity
One of my biggest pet peeves: people not showing up for meetings on time, or not at all. Without notice. That’s just terrible from an integrity standpoint. And a waste of my time. I run my schedule on Dutch time: if you’re not 15 minutes early, you’re already late.... Read more
My Unexpected Trip To Amsterdam To Have Coffee With Opa
My biological grandfather passed away a few years ago. I knew it was coming at some point. After moving to Canada I knew that eventually, I would get that dreaded phone call from the old homeland informing me a family member had passed away or was about to. At... Read more
Cash Flow Is The Life Blood Of Every Business
Imagine we were in a room full of small business owners and we asked them all one simple question. “What is the one thing your business needs the most to survive and grow?” You’d get a variety of answers. “A product or service people want.” “A large number of... Read more
All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

Travel December 24, 2018

After the Second World War, many people wanted to start a new life on the other side of the ocean. The war had destroyed much of the European economy, and instead of waiting years for it to recover people opted to move abroad. Canada, Australia and the United States... Read more
Why I Feel Like The Luckiest Guy In The Sky
After traveling over a large portion of the world well before the age of thirty the travel bug really got to me. It caught me by surprise, as traveling wasn’t something I was used to while growing up. I don’t think I crossed any borders as a child. My... Read more
Making Up The Balance After A Decade In Canada

Immigrating to a different country breaks something in you. Something that can never be repaired. Is it for better or worse? After living and working in Canada for a decade today it’s time to make up the balance.

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Spending my birthday in Vancouver this year… not just to renew my passport
A few years ago I got to spend my 30th birthday in Vancouver – I wrote a post about how an older couple, without ever knowing it, helped me celebrate by playing Auld Lang Syne for me. It’s a story about how you’ll never know how much of an... Read more
Urgent – an urban myth

I feel like I live in Spain sometimes, or South America. Which wouldn’t be such a bad thing, actually. I love South America. And Spain.

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The Value Of A Clean Home

I watched the Dutch news the other day, on my iPad. Being a Dutchie living abroad, I like to do that, but only every once in a while.

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Amsterdam
Europe has many beautiful cities that need to be on everyones wish list. Don’t try to squeeze them all into one itinerary though. Visit one or two (maybe three) at a time, and plan to come back. Of all the cities to visit, Amsterdam has to be on everyone’s... Read more