Archive for June 2010

London to Toronto

On Monday Rachelle and I drove from London, Ontario, to Toronto. We’re currently staying in a house in the downtown Toronto area, within walking distance of the University of Toronto. We arrived the day after G20 ended, so we didn’t have any issues with that. Final Days in London It seems that regardless of how…

CGW Sales Page Lessons

You may be aware that a couple months ago, I worked with a copywriter to redo the Conscious Growth Workshop sales page. This particular copywriter was a referral from a friend and claimed he could greatly increase the conversion rate of my original sales page. In the end, however, the sales page he created had…

From Montreal to London

I finally have some time for another update on my Canada travels, so here goes… Montreal I really enjoyed my stay in Montreal, which I found to be a very sensuous city. There’s so much to take in with the senses, including much beauty to behold (some natural, some manmade), delicious foods to enjoy, and…

Canada Trip

For the next 3 weeks, I’m embarking on a trip through Eastern Canada, visiting Montreal, London, and Toronto. (That’s London in Ontario, not London in the UK.) I expect to blog about this trip along the way, so if you have no interest in reading about it, simply skip those posts. They’ll be easy enough…

How to Fall in Love with Procrastination

Many time management experts label procrastination in strictly negative terms such as “the thief of time.” But is procrastination always such a negative experience? Is there a positive side to procrastination, one that may even encourage you to procrastinate more often? What if you could see procrastination from a more empowering perspective? What if you…

Suspending Judgment

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. – Mark Twain Whenever I write about certain topics, especially those that seem contrary to mainstream conditioning, some people voice very strong opinions. They communicate their thoughts with a high degree of certainty, as…

Ludicrous Results

When an idea is first conceived, it’s very easy to idealize it and see only the good aspects. In your imagination, anything is possible. But when ideas are implemented under real-world conditions, the results may not be what you’d expect. In fact, sometimes the results will be completely ludicrous. The Idea-Implementation Gap During the 1980s,…