Gary Vaynerchuk on Storytelling in 2013

Sales

If you’ve never heard of Gary Vaynerchuk, you should check him out. He’s one of today’s great marketers that get’s it. Gary’s latest post is about...

Bye Bye MS Word, Hello Linkedin Resume Writer

Mind & Body

If you’re like me, you probably have a half a dozen versions of your resume sitting in a MS Word doc somewhere on a file server, on your computer or in Dropbox. When someone...

Flat Design & some websites to help you get started

Brain Dump

I have been working on a few mobile app concepts over the past few months and stumbled across the philosophy of Flat UI Design. I’ve been reading more and more about Flat...

Are you the Boss or the Leader?

Brain Dump

There’s a big difference between being a leader and being a boss. I’ve had my share of “bosses” and I’ve also had the pleasure of working with some...

If you’ve not see Arthur’s story, stop and watch this

Mind & Body

I love this story and have watched it so many times. It shows how powerful and strong the human spirit is and that one person can make a huge difference in the world. Diamond...

New Google Maps is Awesome

Adventures

I love maps. I love how I can explore remote areas of my town and other parts of the world. Google is in the process of revamping it’s Google Maps app for the desktop. There...

The Startup Ecosystem Report

Entrepreneurship, Financing, Squamish

“Countries are shifting from service-based economies to become increasingly driven by a new generation of fast-moving software and technology organisations.”  The...

The value of Degrees

Entrepreneurship, Project Management

Harvard Business review just published a post called “Stop Requiring College Degrees” and I couldn’t agree more with what they are saying.  Just because you...

Redesigned our WYSIWYG Ventures website

Business

We redesigned the WYSIWYG Ventures website recently to simplify the navigation and layout as well as get a simplified message to our visitors as to what we do right when they hit...

The 4 Hour Workweek

Books, Entrepreneurship

Just finished listening to The 4-Hour Workweek audio book by Tim Ferriss. Tim has put together a great collection of ideas on how to become what he has coined the New Rich or...

13 videos to show why Squamish is the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada

Adventures, Squamish

Squamish is named the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada for good reason. You can participate in dozens of great outdoor activities from skiing and snowboarding to kite boarding...

Lean Startup Principles are not just for startups

Business, Entrepreneurship

I just finished listening to The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. It’s a great book that’s targeted at startup entrepreneurs but I think the information also has...

The world needs more Entrepreneurs

Brain Dump, Business, Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs power the economy by creating businesses that drive innovation, create jobs and lead people to do amazing things. Business Schools over the past 15 years have...

Why your website needs to be Responsive

Business

I wrote about the importance of responsive websites on our company blog a few weeks back and I can’t seem to stress this enough to businesses of all sizes.  Mobile is here...

Good morning. Right or Left hand drive today?

Adventures

With the recent purchase of our new Delica,  I still find myself getting used to switching between left and right hand drive. I commute to work in our Toyota Camry which is left...

Getable – Web based rental software

Entrepreneurship

I just came across a cool start up business building an application for the rental business market. Although it’s currently targeted at San Francisco businesses, this...

Update: 6meter No-Smoking bylaw means nothing in Vancouver

Brain Dump, Mind & Body

***Updates at the bottom of the post I was walking downtown yesterday past the BCIT campus on Seymour  and I choked on a giant cloud of cigarette smoke billowing from the dozens...

A Family Portrait, Addams Family Style

Brain Dump

Halloween is always a great time for family portraits. Here is our 2012 family portrait; Addams family style. Enjoy and Happy Halloween!...

Some new family wheels

Adventures, Squamish

With a growing family, the time has come that we buy something a little bigger. Our Toyota Camry’s a great commuter car but not so great for camping, snowboarding, kite...