HUGH CULVER

My cartoons are (yikes!) online.

My cartoons are (yikes!) online.

It’s been a while. Earlier this year I was writing a lot. Most blog posts. A couple of book ideas came and went and then withered on the keyboard. And I was drawing.  At the start of the Pandemic, I challenged myself to scratch out one cartoon-like drawing every day...

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How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

Some things in life are delightfully counter-intuitive. Like the most expensive entrees are also the smallest, we equate vulnerability with strength, and exercising when you are tired can give you more energy. Here’s something else that’s counter-intuitive. When you...

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How to stop procrastinating in 3 simple steps

How to stop procrastinating in 3 simple steps

I have a superpower I want to share with you. No, it’s not Thor-like strength or the web-crawling agility of Spider-Man. But, this superpower will make you feel better, help avoid disastrous outcomes and undoubtedly make you money. I’m talking about the ability to get...

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How to Stay Productive and Sane While Working From Home

How to Stay Productive and Sane While Working From Home

These are strange times. I’m writing this from home. Nothing too unusual there. But, I’m also working from home while on Day 6 of a 14-day isolation during the Covid-19 crisis. My youngest daughter just returned from Myanmar and we are taking all the prescribed...

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Why I Lost My Motivation For Work and What I Did Instead

Why I Lost My Motivation For Work and What I Did Instead

When I was 15 years old my whole world changed. My older brother Dan, fresh back from his second year of whitewater raft guiding in Northern British Columbia had started his own company. He wanted my help. My first job job was painting our newly fabricated rafts in...

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Why I no longer make New Year’s Resolutions

Why I no longer make New Year’s Resolutions

There is a statistic commonly thrown around about New Year’s Resolutions.  Over 80% fail. What’s less commonly known is why they fail. I think most fail because of a lack of practice. Just like lifting weights, speaking a language or practicing Origami, if you don’t...

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