Movember 2013 – I’m only going to ask you twice

Movember 2013 – I’m only going to ask you twice

So here we are. November 4th, after 10pm, Monday night. Too late to plan a marketing strategy, too late to recruit team members. I remember just yesterday it was April and I made a mental note that right after the next long weekend I'll start asking people whether they want to get involved in Movember this year. What happened to the last 6 months? November rolled around, and so we jump in head first. The royal We. I'll keep it brief. I've been doing Movember for a couple of years - growing facial…Read more
Movember 2012 – call for participants

Movember 2012 – call for participants

Here is the story thus far. My grandpa beat prostate cancer a few years ago. He was a tough bird, but complications from injections, and the side effects from the many meds he took resulted in his heart weakening, so he had a stroke. And even though he continued fighting it, and restored most of his functions, he was just too old to recover, so we lost him. Two years ago this May. Technically, his heart gave out, but I'd like to think that it was cancer that started the long, painful domino-effect…Read more
Movember 2011 announcement

Movember 2011 announcement

Here's the promised important personal announcement. As you know, I got involved with a little organization called Movember last year, and somehow managed to raise over $500 bucks for prostate cancer initiatives. The amount might seem small (Canadian contribution to the cause last year topped 22 mil), until you consider that at the time I had under 70 followers, and largely used Twitter+Email to raise awareness. It was a tiny social media experiment with a microscopic megaphone, but the results were pretty amazing: 347Read more

Why am I doing Movember

Hi, folks As you know, November is prostate cancer awareness month. For the last 7 years socially brave men all over the world have been growing out their moustache as a sign of support. Read more about the history of this cause here: http://ca.movember.com/about/ 135Read more