Let me take you back to August of 2011. I was in high school and got invited to come check out the first day of training camp with the Laurier Football team. The first day of training camp kicked off with a “rookie practice” where all the first year players took the field together without … Continue reading Have you met Chris?
If you want to get future posts delivered straight to your email you can subscribe here Five years ago I got invited to go try a workout at Col Fitness. I put it off for weeks but finally I decided to show up. That proved to be a great decision because the day I showed … Continue reading Have You Met Jose?
If you want to get future posts delivered straight to your email you can subscribe here: I recently wrote a post: A Simple System for Building Good Habits which outlined a system I have found to be effective in my personal development. Following that post I published another one inspired by a conversation I heard … Continue reading A Simple System to Maximize Productivity
If you want to get future posts delivered straight to your email you can subscribe here: I recently listened to an interview between Harley Finkelstein and Tim Ferris. There were a number of good takeaways from that interview. One that stuck out to me in particular was this principle of “requalifying for your job”. This … Continue reading Requalifying for Your Job
If you want to get future posts delivered straight to your email you can subscribe here: We’re coming up on the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. New Year’s, as they say. Growing up my Mom would always ask me if I had any New Year's resolutions, and very proudly I would say: … Continue reading A Simple System to Build Good Habits
Today is Christmas - my twenty-seventh Christmas. Each year I find that I appreciate Christmas a little bit more. I appreciate the time with family. I appreciate the time of giving. And most of all, I gain a greater appreciation of the wonder of Christmas. Christmas is a celebration of Jesus’ birth. God coming into … Continue reading The Wonder of Christmas
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust suit against Google for what it claims is anti-competitive behaviour in monopolizing search. This post will dive into this case at a cursory level but the main thrust of my argument is that (1) the goal should be maximizing value for consumers and (2) antitrust … Continue reading Understanding the DOJ’s Case Against Google, What They Got Wrong, and What We Should Be Talking About Instead.
"Have you met Ted David?"- Barney Stinson Today is David Klomfass’s birthday. His twenty second birthday. Without context that statement is unexceptional. Everyone has a birthday, so why is the fact that David Klomfass is turning twenty-two so noteworthy? Well, let me tell you why. David is a special person. A real salt of the … Continue reading Have you met David?
Dear Seth, Man, where do I start? In so many ways you are the person I aspire to be. You are kind. You are resolute. You are consistent. You are strong (mentally, I still beat you in arm wrestles). You are smart. You are humble. And you are so much more. What makes this all … Continue reading Dear Seth
Kaylie (or as I used to refer to you, Klee), Today is your birthday. Your twenty fourth birthday, which is surprising. On one side, I can’t believe it’s already been 24 years. I remember the day I went to the hospital to meet you. I remember walking down the hallway to meet my sister for … Continue reading Dear Kaylie