Being nothing…to no one.

You can’t be all things to all people. This is a classic marketing principle that I learned in College and I was reminded of it last week when my friend, Lisa Larter, posted about it on social media. In business, focusing on core strengths means that you have laser focus and can become truly great in your…

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TODAY IS THE DAY!

Yahooooooo!!!! We made it! Today is the day I get to share my book, The 28 Day Kick The Sugar Challenge, with YOU and I could not be more excited!! If you’ve been following along this journey for a while now, you’ll know this experience hasn’t been a perfectly smooth one, but rather a bumpy,…

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I’m Sorry.

Sometimes, you just have to DO IT. That thing that scares the crap out of you, that thing that pushes you and stretches you and keeps you awake at night….you’ve just got to DO IT. This is me. Right now. In my life. In so many instances, I have hidden behind the fear of rejection, judgment, and…

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The Challenge Is Coming!!!

I am SO EXCITED!!!!! The book for the 28 Day Kick The Sugar Challenge is finally done, and I can’t wait for you to be able to get your copy and join me in learning more about how food works and the way sugar is affecting our health. I have worked tirelessly to ensure this book…

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Lessons From My Haters

What I had been fearing most since getting on social media finally happened last week after I posted about the night I spent with Billy Idol. If you didn’t see the post, I recount an evening back in August, 2008, where I was “scouted” and taken back to Billy’s hotel room after the concert and…

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Billy & Me…My Night With Billy Idol

I am scared to post this story. I am concerned with what people will think of me after reading it. I wonder if people will think I made it up. I worry that people will see me as irresponsible and stupid. But as I continue to share myself with you, I am learning that I have made decisions…

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Being Friendless…and Eating Sausages

Cecil and Roger

At the time of this writing, I have 1101 friends on Facebook. That seems crazy to me, considering not long ago, I was virtually “friendless”. 1101 people have told me that they want to know who I am. They want to see what I am interested in and they are curious about what I have to say.…

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I Am Not Afraid

Every Father’s Day weekend for the last 18 years, we have celebrated with my Dad’s side of the family at the cottage near Waterloo, Ontario. It is a wonderful time to gather, reconnect, share our news and enjoy nature. We take time to enjoy family members we don’t often see, we have a 9-hole golf tournament,…

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Can You Believe It?!

Today, I’m offering a message that, had I learned earlier, could have helped me avoid some painful mistakes in my life. Perhaps it will serve to help you in yours. The message is simple….believe in yourself. I say “simple”, but I know it’s not always easy. It wasn’t easy for me. You see, I went…

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The ONE Secret That Changed Everything

If you saw this post, then you KNOW how much I love the beautiful East coast province of Prince Edward Island, and I am so excited to tell you how it has happened that I am heading back there…TOMORROW!!! But first, some context. As I have mentioned several times before, when I was a drinker,…

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