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MY OPRAH EXPERIENCE

Last week I went along to see Oprah Winfrey speak in Vancouver. Apart from being one of very few men in the room it was interesting to see a women who has influenced so many people over the last 25 years on television share her story. I decided to share my insights from her talk […]

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LIVE STRONG

Is Lance Armstrong the villain or did we (society) set him up? I believe we have a great opportunity to learn from the downfall of a modern day hero that appeared to ‘have it all’ for us to see that he did not live up the expectations we had on him. This video is less […]

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THE AUTHENTICITY CODE

This is a keynote I did late last year in Mexico at a conference called Awesomeness Fest. I decided to go with a message that I feel very strongly about. You will see that I engage with a LOT of emotion around this subject and the audience really engaged with the message. Its the kind […]

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TAKING ACTION

The two most common types of people I meet when it comes to Taking Action or not, are the following: 1. The Procrastinator – The person who thinks they are lazy or put off the next step for some internal mental reason. Personally I think this is BS and comes from a place of pure […]

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Back to Your Future

“People who only look forward, are blind” – Philip McKernan People who are always moving, always busy and don’t stop, are running from something. Whether that’s something in their past or something in their reality, they think if they keep moving they will stay ahead. Wrong! Despite that fact that there is little logic to […]

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The Pursuit of Perfection

Q. What do Lexus and Olympic Athletes have in common? A. They both mistakenly pursue perfection! For many this makes no sense. Surely the pursuit of perfection stretches us to be the best we can be in that area. Surely giving up on the notion of perfection in a certain area of life is in […]

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EURO SOCCER & YOUR VALUES

What has the 2012 Euro Soccer finals and your values got in common? Maybe more than you think! In order to live a truly authentic and fulfilling life we must reconcile the way we talk about and live by our values every day. In this video Philip explains the disconnect when we have a set […]

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HOW AUTHENTIC IS YOUR LIFE?

Personally I love the power of simple and real questions about the lives we live now. How Authentic is My Life? is one of those and for me was not necessarily a total game changer but rather a simple but very real insight into how I was dishonouring an aspect of who I am at […]

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WANT YOUR PARTNER ON THE SAME PAGE?

One question I get a LOT from people is how do I get my partner on the same page? Intellectually is sounds like a logical question and seems to make sense and even sounds like a caring and wise question. It’s not! It screams of control and is not necessarily a healthy goal to want […]

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DOES TIGER WOODS HATE GOLF?

With the US Masters kicking off today in the U.S. Tiger’s biggest challenge is not the rest of the field but rather an inner demon that he has yet to put to bed. On Top of that I wonder WHY the wheels came off in the first place in his personal life? When you are […]

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