I dislike dealing with Kijiji buyers.Continue reading “The Kijiji dilemma”
Blasting the same message on multiple channels is a bad practice.
Imagine I sent you an email. Then I copied the email into a messaging app and sent it. And then I met you in person and read the email aloud.Continue reading “‘Spray & Pray’ is the status quo and that’s dangerous”
The stories we tell ourselves shape our mindset.
I lost control of my narrative a year ago. It led to anxiety and worrying and social withdrawal.
I’m not naive enough to believe it couldn’t happen again.
But I have new stories and the tools I need to handle what life has in store.
A part of that is reminding myself of what I have and what I’m grateful for.
What’s interesting about parenting?
For me, it’s hearing people share what matters to them. How are they tackling the obstacles of rearing a child?Continue reading “What’s so interesting about parenting?”
We could rush home or enjoy one more home-cooked meal with my mom.
The decision is easy.
We’re going to stay.
Because this too is home and as Zadie says, “It’ll make grandma happy.”
I don’t know what to write about today.
I’m holed up in my old bedroom at my parents’ home in Brampton. My wife, daughter and I are visiting my mom. My dad’s in Jamaica until mid-March and we’re here to hang out and help where we can.
I told the rental car rep that those were my plans and he called me “a good son.”Continue reading “Good son. Great mom”
It’s all about relationships.
But without that stuff, I’ll never go all in.
If I know you. If you can make me laugh. If you challenge me. If you persuade me that your plan makes sense.Continue reading “Making connections”
Coaching isn’t snatching the ball from your star player and sinking the game-winning shot.Continue reading “The right way to coach”
I have an assignment due tomorrow, which means today’s post is a placeholder.
That’s how priorities work.
Some things take a back seat while others steer.
Thanks for understanding.
My perspective returns tomorrow.
I’ve decided not to upgrade.
I won’t shell out +$200 and exchange promise rings with Rogers to wrap my fingers around the Pixel 4 or whatever Google names this year’s phone.Continue reading “No new phones”