Archive for the ‘Joann "the little PLAYmaker that could"’ Category

There is something about this time of year that has everyone in a bit of a frenzy. Perhaps it’s because mother nature is ready to give us some nice weather (or atleast a taste of it) or perhaps it’s because it’s just that time of year. April marks the beginning of baseball season (GO JAYS […]


Today in Ontario, we are celebrating FAMILY DAY. That’s right, a day to celebrate the people in our lives that we consider our family. What IS Family? In my opinion, family is comprised of the person or people in our lives (including those not related by blood) who are there through thick and thin; who […]


So here’s my latest thought: I, Joann Lim, ¬†am going to play this 2010 year by quarters. Rather than trying to swallow this year whole, I am going to set forth for myself FOUR quarterly challenges. Perhaps it’ll be a physical challenge (like riding a bike for 35 mins straight-I know what some of you […]


Preparation: the action or process of making something ready for use or service or of getting ready for some occasion, test, or duty -Definition provided by http://www.merriam-webster.com Athletes prepare to compete. Chefs prepare to cook. Teachers prepare to teach. Speakers prepare to speak. Musicians prepare to perform. Right now, people everywhere are preparing for Christmas, […]


One of the things that inspires me most is meeting and getting to know fascinating people. Today, I want to share with you the life of one PLAYmaker who is doing it all. As you read my interview with him, I ask you to consider the PLAYmakers YOU know in your own life. The PLAYmakers […]


Why do we do it? Why does a large percentage of humanity consistently over promise and under deliver? Is it an over confidence in our own abilities? Is it a fear of looking bad? Is it an underestimation of our time? What causes this seductive trap? Example 1: I went to my local seamstress to […]


I Pay it Backward because it is a privilege. Random acts of kindness is what makes the world go round. On WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30th and/or any day you choose, Pay it Backward and PLAY it forward…I will Sick Kids Foundation is one of the causes I PLAY for. What cause(s) do YOU PLAY for?