Ten strategies (and then some) for making your new year’s resolutions stick

, December 29, 2012

If you’re planning on making some resolutions for the new year, then check out this list of the top ten strategies for making them stick, compiled by the good people at Lifehacker. You’ll find a lot of great ideas, plus a lot of links to additional content. Check it out for a little inspiration, and […]

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What are the five things you really want to do in the new year?

, December 28, 2012

Peter Bregman of the Harvard Business Review wrote one of the most inspiring books I read in 2012. It’s called 18 Minutes, and what sets it apart from the average book about productivity or time management is its simplicity; instead of laying out some complicated system, it focuses on a few basic principles and ideas. […]

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How to be a real man in 2013

, December 27, 2012

One of the most thoughtful gifts I got from my in-laws this holiday season was a simple but wonderful book called Dad Rules, by a fellow named Treion Muller. It’s a collection of parenting tips that are as basic as they are powerful, and although it’s as cuddly at times as any self-help book of […]

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So, how do we make 2013 the best year yet?

, December 26, 2012

The last week of the year is always one of my favourites. Any time off is good, particularly these days, but it’s especially nice to take a few days and look back on the year that was, and plan for the next one. And looking back on 2012, I can honestly say it’s been my […]

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Here’s the schedule in progress for Everyone’s a DJ’s fifth anniversary tomorrow night

, December 7, 2012

I’ve just posted the long overdue schedule, as it currently stands, for the Everyone’s a DJ fifth anniversary party tomorrow night at Disgraceland. We’ve got a great mix of new DJs and old favourites on board, and we may have room for a couple of extra DJs who might like to join them. You can […]

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It’s nice to be able to point at a building and say “I’ve never physically been thrown out of there”

, December 6, 2012

I’d love to tell you all about my daughter’s daycare facility, but I signed an agreement promising I wouldn’t. For the safety and security of the kids, the facility’s imposed some very sensible rules on what we can and can’t share online. Either that, or they’re just trying to do our friends a favour by […]

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The brief and bizarre tale of Brain Cat

, December 5, 2012

If you haven’t yet checked out “Brain Cat,” the series of promotional shorts my brother produced in partnership with the good people at InteraXon, then by God, now’s your chance. You can check out Part One, Part Two and Part Three via InteraXon’s channel on YouTube. While you’re at it, why not check out the […]

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I can’t believe Everyone’s a DJ’s fifth anniversary is only a few days away

, December 4, 2012

Morning, all! I thought I’d take a moment between dropping the kid off at daycare and buckling down at work to remind you that Everyone’s a DJ will host its fifth anniversary party this Saturday night at Disgraceland. I hope you all can make it, and I thank you for your patience as I work […]

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I think it’s finally time to get this website off the ground

, December 3, 2012

During the next little while, I’m planning to rethink and redesign this website. I’ve been threatening to make a bunch of little changes for a while, but the time has come to go beyond small improvements and start thinking about an overhaul. The blog could use some major organization, a little more focus, and a […]

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