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Graduated Licensing is Brilliant

By |June 26th, 2014|

Over a recent family dinner, I had an interesting conversation with my wife’s parents, her grandfather and my two daughters, both of which have their driver’s license but both of which are subject to the graduated licensing system.

My daughters grew up knowing that if you drink, you are not to drive.  Even in the days prior […]

Alcohol Consumption Patterns in Canada

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Wine is “King” in Canada.  Well, it isn’t yet but it is likely to become King if the current trends continue.  Canada is known as a country that loves our beer.  The funny video from Tim Hicks called “Stronger Beer” speaks to the differences between the U.S. and Canada but focuses on our love of […]

Tell It Like It Is – 5 Reasons to Provide Feedback

By |April 12th, 2014|

We have all had experiences when dealing with companies that are either exceptional, or make you wonder how the business is still in existence. While there certainly is an enormous gap between mediocre companies and exceptional companies, there is typically one common thread across them all. They actually want your feedback. The question is, would […]

En Route to Success – CFA Magazine

By |March 19th, 2014|

En Route to Success – CFA Magazine

Driverseat was the focus of an “Emerging System” article in the CFA Magazine recently. Click on the link to read the entire article.

5 “Must Have” Items for Your Vehicle

By |March 12th, 2014|

On a recent road trip to Northern Ontario, I was faced with a situation that I had long been worried would happen. With my three children in the back seat of the truck, and the box of the truck completely filled with “travel necessities”, we picked up a sharp piece of metal on the highway […]

…and now you are self employed.

By |March 8th, 2014|

I was recently asked to speak at a conference on how to transition from corporate life to entrepreneur.  Many Canadians and Americans have a dream of working for themselves, being their own boss and making themselves a lot of money, not working to make others rich.  The explosion of businesses across Canada and the U.S. […]

You’d Be Home By Now… If You Worked From Home

By |February 22nd, 2014|

A recent article in the Huffington Post detailed the traffic congestion in various North American cities.  Vancouver was found to be the worst city out of all major cities reviewed.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/11/06/vancouver-worst-traffic-congestion_n_4228675.html

The study goes on to say that the average commuter spends 11.6 days a year on their drive to and from work.  This is getting worse […]

Driverseat Franchisee Testimonial

By |February 4th, 2014|

A short video of Driverseat Franchisee Chris Lilly on being an entrepreneur in the Driverseat system.

“Trust is the glue of life…”

By |February 4th, 2014|

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.”
-Stephen Covey

9/11

By |January 29th, 2014|

I spent many years traveling to New York for work.  I really like the city.  It is vibrant, has some amazing architecture, some of the best theatre productions in the world and a selection of restaurants that are second to none.

When the 911 attacks occurred, like many of you, I was without words and for […]