Mike’s Mailbag: Compete to Create

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

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Mike’s Mailbag: Career Capital over Courage

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

Mike’s Mailbag: The Mysterious Case of the Peloton

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

Mike’s Mailbag: Overcoming Willpower with a Personal Operating System

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

Mike’s Mailbag: A Cautionary Tale About Entrepreneurship

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