All posts tagged importance

A Witness to Violence and a Message of Hope

This post focuses on the things we do to each other and how we confront them. The world can be very strange. Often we just raise our hands up and say, “Why do we do what we do?” In the Western world, we stretch ourselves to make money, succeed, and survive another day. Do we […]

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Halloween: A Festival of Fear

It’s sunset—ghosts, goblins, super heroes, and cartoon characters roam the streets and condominium hallways, searching doorways for treats. One night a year the world turns upside down, masks hide faces, and “scary” is normal. Fear is transformed into ceremony and celebration. What scares you? A bump in the night, darkness, deep water, shadows under the […]

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“Do I need student health insurance?”

Yes, you do! Find out why…

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How much is travel insurance for one year?

These travel lovers take a guess. (Hint: It’s cheaper than you think…)

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Meet Bob.

Hockey Lover. Avid Traveller. Concerned Snowbird.

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Get to know Alan Bell

He’s the Director of Global Security & Intelligence at Intrepid 24/7 – my emergency medical, security, and travel assistance company.

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How Do You Spend Your Time?

Look around you… observe how the people in your life use their time. Don’t be critical—just analytical. Ask questions, keeping in mind there are no wrong answers. I am currently in London, UK. The square by my hotel has an M&M theme park and it is packed. There are crowds of tourists nearby. It’s Chinese […]

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We Are Stronger Than Our Bullies

It’s May 2013. I am standing in a hotel lobby at a cocktail party that we sponsor when a competitor approaches. This man has started a negative campaign against our companies with inaccurate information, and today he has already threatened the livelihood of an associate of ours. He is taller than me, heavier than me—he […]

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The Annual CAPS-I Conference: Discovering. Sharing. Networking.

My team attends every year. Why? Because we share and support CAPS-I’s mandate. Learn more about my involvement in this annual event.

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Ideas, Innovation and Change

How many times have you done something that is routine, repetitive and needs to be changed but you keep on the same path over and over again? Work that is assigned to you that has too many unnecessary steps to accomplish, taken a route in the same old vehicle just because you always have, talked […]

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