Good Morning Amigos, Fill up your cup of Sunday joe and let's kick things off.. Feature Read of the Week: A close mentor of mine sent me this article a few months ago, "The Death of the Career Path". The timing was fitting as I was in a time of transition and trying to connect … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: The Death of the Career Path?
Hola Amigo, Fill up your cup of joe and let's go. This is a really interesting read courtesy of a professional colleague of my favorite university professor at Dalhousie. The man goes by the name of Jeff Swsytun and lives in Toronto as a marketing & brand consultant. I have not met him but hope … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Compete to Create
Hola Amigo, Fill up your cup of joe and let's go. #MikeTime this week produced a reflection of sorts on my entrepreneurial ambitions running 4th Line Grind and building Eggnite in a piece called "Career Capital over Courage". Career Capital over Courage Over the Christmas holidays, I delved into the audiobook “So Good They Can’t … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Career Capital over Courage
Happy Monday Amigos, I hope you had a fantastic weekend - whatever it held for you - and woke up refreshed and ready for a big week! For whatever reason, I'm really jazzed about this week's Mailbag and think you will be too after reading. Grab a coffee and let's get rolling... Who is Joe … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Brother, Where Are Thou?
Happy Monday Amigos, Diving right in... The 13 best golf course restaurants in the world by Golf Digest. While the Panorama Dining Room at Cabot is on there, I have never actually eaten dinner there. In all my time there as a caddie and golfer, I opted to save my pennies for frosty patio beverages … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: A Tale of Tech Titans
Gooooood Morning, Let's get down to it! "How do we make sure that the story we're telling ourselves is in alignment with what actually did happen?" - Oprah Winfrey in conversation to Brene Brown. Ahhhh, the topic of self-narratives and the stories we tell ourselves. I think the rationalized internal dialogue floating around our brains … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: The Mysterious Case of the Peloton
Happy Saturday Amigos, Diving right in... Seth Godin. The man behind the altMBA, The Icarus Deception and engine of thought leadership in the marketing world, personal branding, and education space. What strikes me most about Seth's outlook on the world is his creativity, originality and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom to the "nth" degree. This … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Overcoming Willpower with a Personal Operating System
Gooooood Morning, Jumping right in... A few months ago, I embarked on a road trip down to Seattle for the World Specialty Coffee Expo. On my way down, I listened to Perennial Seller (mentioned last week). On the way back, I listened to Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging by Brene Brown. Brene … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Braving The Wilderness
Gooooood Morning, I hope everyone had a patriotic Canada Day long weekend celebrating the great nation we call home. While the world and our country is flooded with all sorts of chaos and irrationality on many fronts, there still aren't many (if any) places I'd rather live. If you're an entrepreneur, thinking about starting a … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: The Kananaskis Revival
Gooooood Morning, Happy (almost) Canada Day Weekend! Over the past year, I have learned a few things about entrepreneurship, relationships, and life in general from running my own business. I decided to write about it and chronicle some of my biggest lessons learned... Driven by a thirst for entrepreneurship, I left my corporate job on … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: A Cautionary Tale About Entrepreneurship