4-H Ontario Conference Follow-up

Posted by in creativity, speaking & presenting

So I just returned from two days the the 4-H Ontario Conference & Annual Meeting in Waterloo, ON. They had invited me to present my Actcreativityion (Creativity In Action) Workshop and my Bring Yourself to Every Moment Keynote. Thank you for having me. If you have come to find the promised book list you can find it here on Goodreads. It is a pretty complete list on my creativity books. I enjoyed very much seeing old friends and making new ones. I’m amazed at the work that the many volunteers…read more

A guide to show them the way…

Posted by in camping, future of camping, Think About Camp

I am just getting ready to speak to the 4-H Ontario Conference. Working through the slides, the words and the stories reminds me of how my brain works. My brain goes everywhere. When I am preparing to do a keynote of this nature, the words I write down are really a guide to show me the way, not the only things I will say, but potential things I will say. I hope that we give our campers and staff a guide to show them the way. We can’t tell them…read more

Fake it until you make it…

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It all starts at the top.

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Can you help me?

Posted by in camping, staff training

The thing I want most in life is to be a camp counsellor. I need your help. I need you to help shape and form me – help me understand what the campers need and how I can give it to them. Help me understand that I will make mistakes, and that I will also learn from those mistakes. Help me grow up and understand that I’m not a camper, but to remember what it was like to be a camper so I can use those memories to become the…read more