COVID Lessons – Part 1

COVID Lessons – Part 1

It was due to appear in the TMC at some point. What have we learned from COVID? I call this “Part 1” not because I am planning a series of these important takeaways, but because I think that, over the next 12 to 18 months, there may be a few—like the new world of...
Advice for Your Child

Advice for Your Child

Recently, I was chatting with a friend and my 15-year-old daughter. My daughter seldom takes my advice. She is independent and wants, it seems, to make all her own mistakes, and learn from them (rather than take the advice of some old guy who might know a few things...
Storytelling

Storytelling

Do you like to hear stories? Sometimes they’re funny, sad, informative, or whimsical. The storyteller may be a parent, child, TV show, radio program, or podcast. It may be a book or stage play. In essence, though, storytelling happens every day—all day—and most people...
Humility

Humility

I have always espoused the belief, and our clients can tell you it is true, that the process needs to be about them—not you! This is not news to the people who are successful. It is not about pitching a proposal that is great. It is about understanding the client’s...
Podcasts

Podcasts

Do you listen to podcasts? Do you have a favourite? I do. I have several favourites. Are podcasts the new medium? Will they replace radio? I am showing my age, but isn’t a podcast an early days radio program? Sometimes I used to tune in to the old radio shows on CORUS...