On the West Coast, we’re captivated by our provincial health officer. Dr. Bonnie Henry showed up on our radar during an early press briefing for COVID-19 when she let her emotions show through. Since then, she’s become a rock star (look out Michael Jordan, she’s even had a shoe designed in her honour) for reasons that go far beyond her compassion.
We’ve come to know Dr. Henry as one of the world’s leading virus hunters. Along with her team, she’s developed a unique strategy for flattening the curve and is pursuing it methodically. She isn’t swayed by what other provinces or countries are doing to fight their pandemics, and most importantly, she’s always calm.
As I watch Dr. Henry’s daily briefings, I can’t help but think that her intelligence, fortitude, empathy and calmness are perfect attributes for a financial advisor. While finding all those traits in the same person is