Author Archives: Murray Hill

About Murray Hill

I happily live and work in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. I wonder around anywhere!

Face time

I don’t mean the time we spend in person in front of others. I mean how much time, and effort have you put into creating a great picture of yourself for all of your social media channels? What people should … Continue reading

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Your sixth sense

Yes, there is one. It’s called your state of mind. Do you want to improve yours? Then do whatever it takes to fire up any of the other five senses. A combination of any of them will be even more … Continue reading

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A fraudulent title

What the hell is a “Thought Leader”? Does that mean I should follow your thinking? What credentials does one need to use this lofty title? Do you have any education or training? To me, it’s a fraud and a facade … Continue reading

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Quotable quote

“The one who has the least to say speaks the most”. How true. This truism came from a good friend who was relaying their frustration about attending group meetings, training sessions, etc. This is really another way of saying quit … Continue reading

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Dieting

Going on a diet implies you’re going to eventually get off one.  I wonder if the results would be better if we simply made healthy long term changes to what and how much we eat? Oh, and getting more active … Continue reading

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More new words…..

Here are the new words describing certain behaviours that are trending in the world of online dating. Ghosting: one stops communicating without warning and just disappears  Benching: one has been sidelined and only called when needed Zombieing: suddenly, after an … Continue reading

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Are you a locavore?

I like it when I’m reading and I stumble on a word I’ve never read before. I had a hunch what it meant but I still took the time to get the definition. It means you eat locally grown or … Continue reading

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Thinking forward

Britain gets it. The global climate is changing, legislators there recognize it and they have the vision to do something about it. They have recently announced a ban of new diesel and gas engines by 2040. There are also short … Continue reading

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Listening

On average we speak at 225 words per minute. We are capable of hearing 500 words a minute.  I wonder, if we stop trying to make up the difference when people are talking to us, wouldn’t we become better listeners? … Continue reading

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Relationships

When we think of our relationships we typically are having thoughts and feelings about relationships with others. I wonder how much better our relationships with others could be if we first focused on the the one relationship that matters most…..and … Continue reading

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