Embrace the Struggle

… And You’ll Never Work A Day in Your Life

It’s supposed to hurt!

Andre Langteigne Drekon Martial Arts and MMaxout Fitness

Struggle in the Era of Convenience

It doesn’t seem logical, in an era where you can 1-click buy almost anything, that to get everything you’ll have to struggle. Honestly, it’s baffling that at the same time that you have access to over 40 million songs with just a few taps of your thumb, that success and fulfilment would not be just as easy.  Continue reading “Embrace the Struggle”

There Be Giants – How to Change the Game and Grow In Tough Times

(This Blog Post Was Originally Prepared for Contendo.ca)

The Cost of Competing

Here at Contendo, we have two offices. One being in North East Calgary and the one where we do the bulk of our work is in Belledune, New Brunswick. I love my community and could describe it to you, but in reality, it is much the same as most small communities in North America. It could be a small town in rural Ontario or Iowa; the issues are shockingly similar. The evaporation of a traditional industry that used to support the local economy an aging demographic, a decline in the number of families having kids, and an exodus of young talented professionals to urban centers. Continue reading “There Be Giants – How to Change the Game and Grow In Tough Times”