Eric doesn’t like eggs but he does love waffles, and eggs are integral to waffles. Eric doesn’t like casinos, but he does love economic development and the idea that one use can be the catalyst for many more. You don’t have to like roads to understand that they can get you to where you want to go.
TweetMotivation is everything or nothing. Most books on success suggest understanding your why so the what and how follow suit. This week I ask Lisa and Gene WHY they moved to Victoria. Their answers are revealing.
Bill Brown oversaw the development of Whistler Village as Head of Planning during the Olympic Games development process and then came to the Island to help Esquimalt out. He handled the RFP to develop the Esquimalt Town Hall site with mixed uses, plus a library. Bill helps us get our head around what a motivated planning department looks like.
TweetKeith Jones joins again as we explore how politicians and stakeholders can set up a process which achieves the right thing for the greater good, rather than enable the dysfunction for lack of backbone.
TweetThe continuing theme is recipes and how crucial it is that ALL the ingredients are present and of quality. Keith Jones consults across our wonderful country helping communities gather the ingredients to reach their goals.
TweetIf we can agree that people like to hang with like-minded people, it is understandable why most cities have areas where tenters congregate. Location, location, location.
TweetIt is o.k. and probably healthy to be frustrated or angry with our community’s challenges and the way they are being handled. Hate is not going to solve the problems but it seems to be the one thing that is flourishing these days. Debate.
TweetWho better to discuss the rise and fall of civilisation as we know it than a local baker who saw a new way to make bread products?
TweetCommunications expert Avi Lambert joins the gang to chat about how to get human beings to work together, rather than disrupting the process because they can. The Mayor gets feisty.
TweetRev Al has been working with homeless issues for 30 years in Victoria and the issues have evolved over time. There are many pieces of this complex puzzle and a certain level of sophistication is needed to complete said puzzle. Does our council, or any council for that matter, have the skills to deal with these issues? Listen and see what we think.