My grandmother was fond of repeating the proverb: ‘Where there’s a will there’s a way.’ She’d say it to encourage us to try. I don’t think I’ve fully appreciated its power until now. Seeing how our communities and local businesses have adapted to the pandemic restrictions is proof of how innovative and resilient we are.…

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Sometimes we choose to focus on those things that no amount of energy and enthusiasm can change. By doing so, we miss the opportunity to have more impact, both on our own lives and in the lives of others. All progress comes from discerning where our effort is best applied, then taking the small steps…

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Some people have no choice but to pay attention to the weather. Pilots, fishers and farmers must make allowances for the state of the atmosphere on any given day. But for most of us, the weather isn’t a problem, unless we believe and declare it to be. And yet, we allow our thoughts about the…

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The indoor bikes at my gym have a display monitor on the front. The monitor is designed to show you how much effort you’re putting into your workout. In theory the monitor helps you to get better results. You can see how the combination of your speed and resistance increases your power output. You can…

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The service at the restaurant is only as good as the investment the manager makes in staff training. The quality of the website’s user experience is a reflection of how many hours the developer spends testing and tweaking. The hours of research the journalist conducts before writing a single word shines through in the genius…

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