Blog Archive

8 articles since October 16, 2016.

So How Did You Get the Nickname Scratch?

May 10th, 2017  |  009, Dream Job, Transcript, Turning Points, aviation

Our guest Scratch Mitchell tells the story of how he got his nickname and reveals a little known fact about how nicknames are doled out in the Air Force.

Richard Bach and Nothing by Chance

May 4th, 2017  |  009, NC499H, Nothing by Chance, Richard Bach, Scratch Mitchell

Our guest Scratch Mitchell talks about an early influence on his career, Richard Bach, author of Nothing by Chance and a host of other books. But the conversation starts with me starting a completely unfounded rumour.

Sitting on a Surfboard in Coolangatta

April 28th, 2017  |  009, Career Transition, Coolangatta, Dream Job, Surfboard, Transcript, Turning Point, australia, aviation

Our guest Scratch Mitchell talks about the precise moment that he knew that his days with the Royal Canadian Air Force were coming to a close and the next phase of his career was about to start.

Three Generations of Fighter Pilots Fly Together

April 20th, 2017  |  009, Dream Job, Family, Transcript, aviation

The surprising lessons of a unique flight.

“That was one of the most amazing flights of my life."

April 18th, 2017  |  009, Abbotsford, Airshow, Dream Job, Mount Baker, Transcript, Washington State, aviation

Scratch Mitchell describes one of his most cherished memories as Commanding Office and Team Lead of the RCAF Snowbirds.

Wayne Thomas Yorke: Episode Notes

January 19th, 2017  |  006, Episode Notes, Fatty Arbuckle

Selected materials related to our interview with Wayne Thomas Yorke. Just added, selections from the interview related to Fatty Arbuckle.

Introducing The WorkNotWork Show

October 20th, 2016  |  Work, WorkNotWork, careers, podcast

If you truly love what you do is it really work?

The Best Answer Ever

October 16th, 2016  |  Family, Life Lessons, Memories, careers

The answer to a casual question at lunch, 35 years ago, taught me everything I needed to know about choosing a career.