October 29, 2021
I’ve read the same business and development books as most people. I am familiar with all the cliches. There is one topic however, that is often misrepresented - Values.
When we look at a company's (or persons) core values, we often see a list of tactical and aspirational behaviours -...
October 22, 2021
In last week's letter, I discussed a local story. In this story, the government had shut down a business for failing to check their patrons vaccination status. I received more responses to this letter than ever before.
The responses were overwhelmingly positive - but there were some...
October 18, 2021
“This wasn’t a recession, this was a government mandated shut down” - Quote from my interview with Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, reflecting on the mounting economic challenges created by COVID 19.
Today I want to communicate the necessity of increasing your personal...
September 9, 2021
I recently had a debate with a fellow entrepreneur about whether leadership is something you are born with, or if it is something you can learn. My friend was arguing that either you had it, or you didn’t. I argued that leadership can be learned.
My friend was dealing with an HR issue in...
August 6, 2021
Hundreds of financial analysts knew the 2008 crisis was coming. Unfortunately, most of them waited until 2009 to say anything about it.
Because hindsight is tricky. In hindsight, we recall having suspicions that the housing market was getting too frothy - we recall the illogical leniency...
July 23, 2021
The Sky is Definitely Falling
If we are going by financial media headlines - the end is near. Our financial system is on the brink of collapse, runaway inflation is around the corner, the dollar is headed to zero, bitcoin will fix everything - although it is also a scam, and gold is either a...
June 17, 2021
Last week I shared my most important rule as an investor - define your investor habit.
My portfolio time is 5am - 8am Monday to Friday, after which I am pulled into other priorities. Being disciplined with this time, month after month and year after year has compounded my growth as an...
June 8, 2021
Peter Brown, the founder of Canada’s largest independent bank, Canaccord Genuity, once told me, “If you want to win big, you’ve got to bet big”.
Rick Rule, formerly the face of Sprott US, told me, “Excess cash is the most valuable asset, it gives you the...
May 21, 2021
I hosted the crowd favourite and legendary trader Gareth Soloway on the show this week. He was an absolute blast to speak with. It’s refreshing interviewing investors with styles that differ from mine. Gareth is a swing trader, usually in and out of positions within a week or...
May 14, 2021
Every year I build a few new garden boxes for my backyard. I buy 16' 4x4"s for around $26 / board. This year, at my local Home Depot, the sticker price for the same lumber I've bought the previous two years is $74.
There are a few things at play here. I am sure we...
May 6, 2021
This week I sat down with both a past US Presidential Candidate and an ex professional bodybuilder.
I have an amazing job.
The Libertarian Godfather Dr. Ron Paul joined me on the show to cover every hot button issue we could think of - from American civil unrest, COVID19, immigration policy...
April 30, 2021
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a letter discussing the relationship between age and hormone production. Many of the negative symptoms of ageing are related to hormone imbalances and depletion. The response I received from curious investors was overwhelming.
I touched on some of the key...
April 23, 2021
As we prepare for the weekend, here are two of the more interesting interviews I hosted this week.
This Legendary Investor Can Now Say What He Really Thinks
This week I caught up with the newly independent Rick Rule - Rick has been the face of Sprott US Holdings for as long as I have...
April 16, 2021
Good morning Everyone,
We have been busy in the studio, and hosted some show stopping interviews in the last few days. Below are some of my favourites.
Today, without question, there is something for everyone. Enjoy.
For The Macro:
2020's most prolific macro analyst, Lyn Alden,...