Friendship is key for refugees

The greatest form of poverty is not illness or destitution, but loneliness. (Mother Teresa) Hardly a month goes by when we don’t hear it said that Vancouver is one of the best cities in the world to live in. However,… Read more →

A stranger’s friend: The refugee

Refugee. It’s a seven-letter word that conjures a wide variety of feelings and associations for those who hear it. Try it. Refugee. What do you think or feel? For some, there are feelings of uncertainty. What exactly is a refugee? In what ways are refugees different from… Read more →

Entrepreneurs love being ‘in the world’

Rick Goossen has a lot invested in Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO). He has studied Christian entrepreneurs for more than 20 years, interviewing more than 300 of them and producing several Entrepreneurial Leaders books based on those interviews.  Since 2005, he has organized… Read more →

I love the city

I love cities. New York, London, Mumbai, Berlin, Singapore, Hong Kong – it doesn’t matter. Plop me in the middle of millions of people in a downtown core and I am a happy camper. The fact that I am working… Read more →