entrepreneurial

A Life Changing Mindset for Entrepreneurs

Success leads to greater challenges and bigger expectations; but for all its positives, success can also increase pressure and stress. At times it certainly has for me. I clear one hill, and behind that lies a mountain I want to climb. That’s the way it …

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I’m a Dying Entrepreneur

2016 was a banner year for me as an entrepreneur/venture investor, and 2017 is looking to be as good, if not better. Naturally, with success comes a hectic schedule. I’ve been away from home five of the last eight weeks and can’t count how many …

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Five Entrepreneur Takeaways From Super Bowl 51

Big games often have memorable storylines and can serve as a source of motivation in our entrepreneurial lives. Super Bowl 51 was no exception. In fact, it has now been deemed the best Super Bowl of all-time by several sources after the Patriots came back …

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You Can’t be Cool and Have an Instagram Account

“We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”  – George Orwell Social media, particularly the likes of Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, where people post pictures or videos of themselves ‘doing things’, is fucking …

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4 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Must Watch The Revenant

I had been looking forward to watching The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, since the summer. I first learned of the movie at the Calgary Stampede last July, when it was announced that a prominent chuck wagon rider was involved with training the …

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The 5 Characteristics of a Serial Entrepreneur

Oftentimes, should-be entrepreneurs find themselves dissatisfied in life when they are in an ‘employee role’. Their career dissatisfaction slowly but surely creeps into their personal life too. Feeling lost and unmotivated in that role they begin to self-doubt. I know this because I’ve been in …

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You’re Not Twenty-Two Anymore

About a month ago I had my 32nd birthday – marking almost a decade of being an entrepreneur (I started my first business at 22). Things have certainly changed in my entrepreneurial and personal life since my twenties. I’m smarter now, but also more risk …

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What I Learned from O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies

I recently finished reading another great book from Bill O’Reilly: Legends & Lies – The Real West. Another Great Read from Bill O’Reilly and David Fisher Like Killing Jesus, this gem from O’Reilly gets down to the facts behind the lives of legends – except …

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Pulling Weeds

Much to the amusement of my friends, and resulting in me being the butt of many emasculating jokes, I love gardening and landscaping. It’s an outlet that gives my ADD personality the instant gratification it sometimes needs; and it gives me an excuse to enjoy …

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