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What Others Dream. We Do.

It’s been a big week at work, the first 787 was delivered. There are a lot of milestones between the launch of a program and delivery, some artificial (“roll-out”) and some very important (certification) . Delivery may be about the…

That burnout thing…

I spoke a month or two ago about burnout and what I was going through. I said my friends called it and they were right, I’ve been successful at cutting the traveling down a little, delegating some work and enjoying…

Out of the office and…

I have been out of the office in meetings over the last couple of days, it’s been nice to spend a little time outside in this weather. This was the view from the car park at the partners, blue sky,…

I now have a new definition of cold

I now have a new definition of cold. Forget Jack from Titanic and his puny not much bellow freezing hypothermia. Today in Winnipeg it was -21 with the wind chill taking it down another 12 or 15 degrees, and these…

One morning you could see her panties…

I’ve been thinking about this and every trip, be it pleasure or business, has a moment that defines the trip. Karaoke in Nagoya, the unexpected hole in the wall barbeque place we were steered towards in Long Beach and so…

Long Acres

Spent the afternoon with a shirt and tie on pitching to the decision makers in Long Acres. Good meetings, ran long, but none the less good. Stopped in Ikea on the way home, this is somewhere I rarely visit, I…

My friends called it…

I’ve been travelling a lot for work in the last few months, and there will be more plenty more in the immediate future. There have been times when inspiration has been difficult to come by and motivation may not be…

A beautiful winter morning

I’ve been back from London and the snow (actually ice now) is still on the ground. This morning was cold, clear skied and beautiful, this was taken on my drive into work this morning.

Konnichi Wa

Days like this give those stressful days with all the bad stuff and accusations a more healthy perspective. It’s been an up and down week. Rough at times and wonderful in other moments, both personally and professionally; it’s nice to…