Posts filed under: The Business of Life

  • Milton Friedman's economics - is that really what we should adhere to? Speaker David Peck takes on economic change.
July 31st marks the 102nd anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birthday and I’m wondering if we really still believe that the social responsibility of business is solely...
  • How honest are attacks ads in politics? We need to make social change happen already.
So according to a recent advert I found stuck in my front door, one political move has made Justin Trudeau a “tax and spend liberal.”...
  • Yoga might not have much to do directly with speaking engagements, but it's definitely helped my state of mind.
“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates...
  • Human trafficking - human lives put on sale just as readily as any barcoded merchandise - is scarily present in today's society
On the 20th of February the Oakville Beaver published an article about cracking down on human trafficking. This is good news. Without a doubt. As...
  • As I speaker, I love opportunities to hear refreshing viewpoints from up-and-coming politicians like Max Khan
I met Max Khan recently at a local Starbucks and we enjoyed an overpriced coffee and hyper-caloried muffin together. We talked social change, politics and...
  • David Peck writes about the loss of his father, and the impact it has on his relationship with his son
My Dad always wanted to travel through the Panama Canal. We were close to going together at one point, but his Parkinson’s disease had the...
  • social change for Cambodia is one of David Peck's favorite projects.
“My first trip to Cambodia was in 1998, only seventeen years after my family fled this war-torn country. I was shocked by much of what...
  • What’s Good For The Gander Is Not So Good For Most Geese, as keynote speaker David Peck writes
I was at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto recently for several meetings. There was a teacher’s conference going on and a huge crowd around the...
  • Social Change Advocate writes about "Groceries and Growing Up"
My son was in a hurry today while we shopped for groceries. Spencer and Victoria will sometimes come along with me to shop because the...