Barry Clermont

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1961. Experience in retail management; one of PETsMART's first Canadian managers; technology solutions consultant to small and medium business; internet network marketer; administrative professional.

Most commented posts

  1. Staying In Love Part 4 – Multiple Choice Marriage — 5 Comments
  2. Stay Calm and Carry On — 3 Comments
  3. You’re stronger than you think! — 2 Comments
  4. Middle Aged Crazy — 2 Comments
  5. Two Beers — 2 Comments

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Feel the Fear

And then conquer it. Starting a business or asking your boss for a raise are a couple of examples of fears that we may face. It could just as easily be a difficult conversation with an associate or family member. Don’t deny the fear. It’s real. Feel it and then face it head on. Look …

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The Power of Social Networking

Social networking has become so mainstream that the big boys are getting involved. Take a look at this article about their activities on Facebook for marketing purposes. Even they have noted that you need to be less “in your face” to win over your customer. http://www.marketingmag.ca/news/marketer-news/agropur-launches-mona-mania-to-make-milk-cool-24302 I hope they are successful. I would much rather …

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Faith

Picture of a sunset with quote.

Interesting. I’ll bet you thought this was a discussion about religion. In many of the different courses and programs that I have been a part of, faith is a core component. Faith in a supreme being, for us Catholics, I’ll say God, is definitely beneficial but that’s not what this is about. When we get …

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The Leader Who Had No Title

I was looking for a totally different book that turned out to be unavailable at “The World’s Biggest Book Store” in Toronto last week when I came across this book. Randy Taylor had mentioned Robin Sharma during a session I did with him a few years ago. I thought “what the heck”, any self development …

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Five months ago today….

My life changed forever. My son Brett passed away after fighting Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma (Cancer) for almost two years. Before cancer struck, he was in the best shape of his life. He was on track to become a policeman, a competitive weight lifter (we didn’t know that until after!).  He is the father of a five …

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Canadians not calling in sick when bugs bite

There was an article in todays (March 7, 2010) 24HR in Toronto (http://eedition.toronto.24hrs.ca/epaper/viewer.aspx) that discusses the fact that many Canadians are reluctant to call in sick because they feel responsible. It infers that we are so dedicated to our jobs that we feel we are letting others down. I don’t want to take away from …

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