I’m a recovering over-achiever who researches, writes, and speaks on how to THINK better, PLAN smarter, and ACT now on what really matters.

I have founded or co-founded and sold 3 businesses. I balance my work time between writing, coaching other business owners, and speaking on productivity, mindset, and creating small wins in work and life.

Some facts about me

    • Founder or co-founder of businesses including whitewater rafting, adventure travel, eco-tourism, training and development, and content marketing. Three successful business exits
    • Presented to over 1,200 audiences including Telus, Royal Bank of Canada, Royal LePage, Fortis, PepsiCo, Shoppers Drug Mart, UBC, Canfor, and Suncor
    • Canadian best-selling author of Give Me a Break—The Art of Making Time Work For You
    • Ultra distance athlete, mountain climber, father, husband
    • Co-founder and past president of the Dan Culver follow your dreams foundation. Past president of the Kelowna Paddle Centre
    • Presented to faculty at four universities and three colleges
    • MBA, CSP (Canadian Certified Speaking Professionals), CFP (Canadian Certified Facilitation Professionals)

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Bio for meeting planners

Hugh Culver, MBA, CSP co-created the world’s most expensive tours (to the South Pole), has presented to over 1,200 audiences, built and exited 3 businesses, and is the author of Give Me a Break – the art of making time work for you. His blog at reaches 250,000 readers a year.