Sharpen your saw: How to build up your inner reserves

“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.” — Deborah Day Imagine that one of your life goals is to run a marathon. It’s a major stretch goal, considering you haven’t done even a 5 kilometre race, let alone… Read More

Empowering our future generation of professionals

This is a transcript of my presentation given at the second edition of Les Rendez-Vous de Vientiane conference in Vientiane, Laos, January 27, 2017. Sabaidee. For eight years I’ve been teaching courses on sustainability at Capilano University in Vancouver, Canada. Put simply, I help students to understand and take action on environmental and social issues.… Read More

Routes of change: An interview with Markus Pukonen

Markus Pukonen is like a modern-day mash-up of Marco Polo and Huckleberry Finn. Case in point: in a three-year span, he spent 73 days at sea rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, paddled the Mississippi River from source to sea, and circumnavigated Vancouver Island in a rowboat. Fittingly, he was recently named one of Canada’s Top… Read More