D. Jeff Heggie Steer Wrestling… Glory Days

Going through some old videos and found my rodeo tapes. This video includes rodeos from when I was in the Chinook Rodeo Association, the Foothill Cowboys Association, the Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Association and the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.  I miss doing this! This video was one that my wife put together when we got marriedContinue reading “D. Jeff Heggie Steer Wrestling… Glory Days”

Canadian Home Builder Association – Lethbridge Region, 2014 Supplier of the Year — Kodiak Mountain Stone

This past week at Kodiak Mountain Stone we were honored to receive the 2014 Canadian Home Builder Association Members Choice Award of the Supplier of the Year! We work with some exceptional people and companies and we have a great team as well.  I want to thank my team and all of our customers forContinue reading “Canadian Home Builder Association – Lethbridge Region, 2014 Supplier of the Year — Kodiak Mountain Stone”

Defensive Strategy

I recently watched an interview Tony Robbins did with a high powered investor for Tony’s new book, MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom It was interesting to listen to how much emphasis was placed on defence. This has had me thinking about defence over the past few days since listening toContinue reading “Defensive Strategy”

Business in Focus – Follow-up Article

Back in February of 2013 I posted about an article that Business in Focus Magazine wrote about myself and Kodiak Mountain Stone.  In November of this year they wrote a follow-up article which can be found at the following link: http://www.businessinfocusmagazine.com/2014/09/solid-as-a-rock/ Once again, thank you to the staff at Business In Focus Magazine.  They wereContinue reading “Business in Focus – Follow-up Article”

Personal Accountability

Back in August of 2012 I wrote about our Education Plan at my company, Kodiak Mountain Stone.  If you have never read about it, click on the link and find out more because it has been a pretty good thing we came up with.  From each Education Meeting that we have, everyone on our team learnsContinue reading “Personal Accountability”

A Lesson Zuck Taught Me

I recently read The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World by David Kirkpatrick. I thought it was a fascinating book. Although I’m not in Silicon Valley and I’m not running a tech company, I think there was a lot to learn from this book.  I’m not talking aboutContinue reading “A Lesson Zuck Taught Me”

Father / Daughter / Basketball

My greatest love is my family.  Along with that, something else I love is basketball.  Fortunately, I have the opportunity that I can enjoy both of them together quite often.  My son, Daxon, just started organized basketball and I am able to spend some quality time with him in that setting.  My oldest daughter, Tia,Continue reading “Father / Daughter / Basketball”

Having Fun

I’ve had some great opportunities to have some fun and stretch myself in the past year.  I’ve decided that I no longer want to have those things on my bucket list that might happen sometime in the future.  I’ve decided to start knocking those things off the list.  It’s been great.  I’ve had to stretchContinue reading “Having Fun”

Communicate With Your Customers

For Fathers Day my wife surprised me with a weekend getaway to Whitefish, Montana. We stayed at a beautiful hotel on the mountain. It was a wonderful way to relax. I loved the subtle smell throughout the halls of firewood burning in the huge stone fireplace in the lobby. Our room had a large TVContinue reading “Communicate With Your Customers”

Tia & Zig (Letter to my team)

Team, We have talked a lot about productivity and time management over the past year.  We have included it in our education meetings, I’ve sent our Dave Ramsey podcast and we’ve included it in our Monday morning meetings. Last night I witnessed something that got me thinking about this again.  Tia had just finished practicingContinue reading “Tia & Zig (Letter to my team)”

Win the Market Share

While I was driving the other day, I was listening to this months Success Magazine CD. I was enjoying the interview with Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank star) when something she said just hit me. She was talking about when she started to get recognized as an expert in her industry (New York real estate) becauseContinue reading “Win the Market Share”

Starting “The Power of Starting Something Stupid”

I’ve been anxious to read Richie Norton’s new book, “The Power of Starting Something Stupid.”  I’m lucky enough to have an “advanced reader’s edition” to preview and I started reading today.  It is a unique opportunity to read a book written by a personal friend that includes stories of people I personally know. I have aContinue reading “Starting “The Power of Starting Something Stupid””

The Power of Starting Something Stupid

As I read new material I’m always looking for books that will work well in our company’s Education Plan Richie Norton has a new book coming out in March. Richie is a brilliant, big thinker and I know that his new book, “The Power of Starting Something Stupid” will be one of those books IContinue reading “The Power of Starting Something Stupid”