Hawkins & Co.

Kid’s shouldn’t be accountants… but they should understand the value of money

As you might know, Allison and I have two fantastic sons. Chris is taller than his mom, has a voice deeper than mine, and has just started high school. Duff is not quite as tall, has just started grade 4 and the French Horn, and for the first time in...

How visualizing the future changed my life and how it could change yours!

Like many of the new business professionals joining the accounting industry, I grew up in a time where technology was present in nearly every aspect of my life. The older I got, the more advanced the technology became and the more prominent it became...

How to improve your life, push your limits and save the world

Earlier this month, I was sworn in as the President of my Rotary Club, the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918). The number in the name will tell you that this particular Club has just reached its centenary. I’m President # 101. You often hear about how service...

Best Laid Plans…

Life is full of the best-laid plans, it’s how you deal with things when life happens that matters. Getting to where I am today was a very meandering road but ironically it was that meandering that exposed me to different situations in business and in...

What Makes a Conference Great

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend my first Xerocon and let me tell you it was a life-changing experience. There were so many amazing things that happened – learning, new connections, amazing presenters and so much more. So I wanted...