How taking stock of relationships helps your career

How taking stock of relationships helps your career

What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do in your life?   For me, two stand out.   The first is being married. The second is raising children.   While these have been the hardest and most challenging things in my life, they have also brought me the...
Grappling With Guilt

Grappling With Guilt

After 633 weekly missives over a 12+ year span, Extra Points has been retired. The newsletter is now called “Chasing Unleashed.” There’s a saying in golf that we players are always “chasing scratch.” In other words, chasing that place of nirvana where everything...
Help! I Need Somebody…

Help! I Need Somebody…

“Can you talk?” It was May 2008. I had just returned from the Rotary District Conference being held in Campbell River, BC. Barb and the girls had been visiting her parents for the weekend, and were on the road back. Not wanting to eat alone, I invited myself to my...
Moving Beyond ROI to VOI

Moving Beyond ROI to VOI

ROI is an archaic concept…   Unless you’re a banker, financial advisor, or wealth manager.   “Return” on investment certainly is still very much current when dealing with financial statements. Those in the business of crunching numbers to see an actual...