Jacques Dufort

Author's details

Name: Jacques Dufort
Date registered: January 12, 2011
URL: http://thereflectedtribe.com

Latest posts

  1. Happiness is within you Part One – The Utopia of Modern Happiness — February 21, 2017
  2. What meaning does Christmas have for you? — December 25, 2016
  3. Father’s Day — June 19, 2016
  4. Do we journey on after our last breath? — December 3, 2015
  5. Can blind faith be applied selectively? — September 25, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Happiness is within you Part One – The Utopia of Modern Happiness — 2 comments
  2. Living without regret — 2 comments
  3. What makes us who and what we are? — 2 comments
  4. A first glance at the conscious and the subconscious self — 2 comments
  5. Being true to one’s self — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

May 19

Eulogy for my mother

My mother passed away on November 7th, at the age of 81 as she succumbed to Parkinson’s disease. Besides me, her son, she is survived by her daughter France, our respective spouses Élaine and Michel and my two children, Katherine and Alexandre. This was the main reason for my absence from the blog over the …

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May 19

I am “The philosopher pilot”

The philosopher pilot… Do I really have the right to label myself as such? Note that I am using the noun “philosopher” in its broadest sense, while I attempt to adjectively characterize myself as someone who is “philosophical” by nature. Hence, I do not claim to have studied philosophy per say, nor to be a …

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Jan 15

Commented reading : Tribes – Part 3 of 3

“Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” by Seth Godin ISBN: 9781591842330 (Click on the image to get your copy) Tribes and leadership: The element of fear alone is so powerful, that it can prevent us from taking charge of a situation, group or even of our own destiny. The fear of being criticized, the …

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Jan 05

Commented reading : Tribes – Part 2 of 3

“Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” by Seth Godin ISBN: 9781591842330 (Click on the image to get your copy) Tribes and Yourself: If you are already a member of a tribe, either at work or through your hobbies, do not remain silent, instead get involved. Your opinion counts. Cease to feel intimidated if that …

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Dec 26

Commented reading : Tribes – Part 1 of 3

“Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” by Seth Godin ISBN: 9781591842330 (Click on the image to get your copy) After having promised at the launch of my blog that my first article would focus on the book that inspired me to create it, here I am, finally able to deliver, albeit with a slight …

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Dec 16

The reflected tribe is not a sect

For those that may be annoyed with my choice of the term “tribe” in “The reflected tribe”, let’s begin by defining what a tribe is, or rather what it is not as stated in our title. Some people seem to confuse the terms tribe and sect. However, as suggested on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sect  a “sect” represents a …

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Dec 05

Commented reading – For your tomorrow

For Your Tomorrow: The Way of an Unlikely Soldier Melanie Murray ISBN: 978-0307359780 I recently received an unexpected email through Google Alerts, a service that informs me whenever new posts about my employer (Air Canada) become available, about an article in the Ottawa Citizen presenting a literary critique of a book called “For your tomorrow: …

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Dec 05

The 100 hours funeral marathon: from where the importance of having a draft eulogy

As some of you know, my father passed away on February 22, 2011 early in the day. And from the moment I received the sad news up until the reception following the funeral service; only 100 hours had elapsed. At first glance it may seem like a lot, but now that I had to live …

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