HAL 9000

What Caught My Eye This Week – March 11, 2018

March 10, 2018 Rob 0

  I’ve never really understood why so many people separate work and play – it’s all living. We should be able to have fun at work and bring out the best in each other. ~ Sir Richard Branson in a blog post this week, sharing […]

Mindful Leadership

Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

March 7, 2018 Rob 1

  Mindfulness is like going to a mental gym and the equivalent of doing a rep where you lift a weight to make a muscle grow is being mindful, seeing your mind wander and bringing it back. And that indeed seems to change the strength […]

Age of Outrage

What Caught My Eye This Week – March 3, 2018

March 3, 2018 Rob 0

  In addition to providing a constant supply of outrage triggers, social media dramatically lowers the costs of expressing outrage. Offline, punishing bad behaviour is difficult, stressful and risky. ~ M.J. Crockett, assistant professor of psychology at Yale University in a Globe and Mail Op-Ed, […]

The Company You Keep

The Company You Keep

February 25, 2018 Rob 0

  Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Like many of my fellow Canadians I watched in shock and horror the coverage of the latest mass casualty shooting in the United States at […]

What Caught My Eye This Week

What Caught My Eye This Week – February 17, 2018

February 17, 2018 Rob 0

  I’m not a gay Olympian. I’m just an Olympian. And now I’m an Olympic medalist and I happen to be gay. It has nothing to do with how I got here. It does help to have nice eyebrows, though. ~ Olympic Medalist Adam Rippon […]