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Why Social Media Ads Are A Waste Of Your Time And Money
Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my...
On Behalf Of Grounded Travellers, Separated Couples and Families Worldwide: Is It Time To Get Vaccinated?
“Are your vaccinations up to date?” This used to be a common question for anyone travelling anywhere more or...
Social media detox – why I removed my personal Facebook account
I’m going to apologize for the rant in advance – but there’s a few things I need to get...
What I learned while collecting testimonials for my books
In the past years I had the privilege of connecting with several fellow authors and entrepreneurs to see if they’d be kind enough to share a few words about my books. I’ve been able to collect a few pages of nice words about my writing from people I look up... Read more
Why Social Media Ads Are A Waste Of Your Time And Money
Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my total “screen time”, I’ve become awkwardly self-aware of how much time I could have left in the day working on things I actually cared about. And even with that knowledge,... Read more
On Behalf Of Grounded Travellers, Separated Couples and Families Worldwide: Is It Time To Get Vaccinated?
“Are your vaccinations up to date?” This used to be a common question for anyone travelling anywhere more or less off the beaten path. My family doctor has often reviewed destinations with me, and openly discussed which jabs I needed to add to the mix to be sufficiently protected.... Read more
Not Another Business Coach: The Issue With Most Coaching
The coaching industry is huge, $15-Billion-huge. Many professionals have left their office jobs to become highly successful coaches. Others maybe not so much. Not everyone who starts a coaching business sees success. But this is not a story about coaching success. More importantly, not everyone who hires a coach sees success. The... Read more
Please Stop Mindlessly Sharing Mental Health Posts
Have you seen any of those mental health related posts on social media lately? Something like this: Mental health issues related to our lock down and the pandemic are especially hard for people with depression and other mental health disorders. Could any two of my Facebook friends just copy... Read more
Fighting the Pandemic War: Here’s How To Use Your Travel Vouchers
Chances are you have some travel vouchers waiting to be used. With vaccines becoming more readily available to larger groups of eligible people, you may be itching to go somewhere different than your backyard. But what’s the best way to make use of your vouchers? Travel in general, airlines... Read more
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
An Emotional Support Dog, Cat, or… Octopus?
Did you watch the Netflix documentary ‘My Octopus Teacher’? In the movie, you’ll see the unusual friendship between a human and an octopus living in a South African kelp forest. The filmmaker documents the animal sharing the mysteries of the underwater world. Many people who watched the documentary might assume that... Read more
The Dutch Polder Model Explained: Why Every Employee Should Start A Side Hustle Today
Have you ever heard of the Dutch “polder model”? According to Wikipedia, the polder model is consensus decision-making: The polder model is based on the acclaimed Dutch version of consensus-based economic and social policy making in the 80s and 90s. It gets its name from the Dutch word for... Read more
Still No Airline Refund For Your Nonrefundable Fare? You May Not Want To Read This
Looking for an airline refund due to Covid19? A while ago I wrote an article about how travel is NOT the enemy. Well, neither are the airlines. Sure, there may be a few exceptions to that rule with airlines providing less than poor service. I’ve shared my fair portion... Read more