In my latest piece on LinkedIn, I examine to what extent Canada has been affected by the process of disruptive innovation, and why our country’s inability to innovate is bad for business.
New research suggests that aspiring entrepreneurs might want to think twice before attending another one of those inspirational seminars or conferences. In my latest LinkedIn blog post, I question how much value is being created by the so-called “entrepreneurship industry”,
In addition to the many disciplinary hats that most small and medium enterprise (SME) owners need to wear – from marketing to operations to HR – over the last decade a new field of “must have” knowledge has emerged: sustainability.
I had the great pleasure a few weeks ago of participating in my first TEDxYouth event, in Kingston, Ontario. Although the video link isn’t available yet, I thought I’d share a transcript version of my talk that was given on
(This article appears in the November-December 2016 issue of Canadian Natural Health Retailer) For entrepreneurs without a strong financial background, the job of capital budgeting can seem overwhelming. Capital budgeting – essentially the process of deciding how to invest excess
Dobelli and Gladwell both have something to teach us about entrepreneurial leadership
Michael Gerber's ideas are not groundbreaking, but they are nonetheless good reminders of some crucial bits of entrepreneurial knowledge.
Still some spots left tonight for my talk as part of BDC’s Small Business Week 2016. I’ll be posting a summary of the presentation in the next week. https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/business-mindset-entrepreneur-investor
From Canadian Business to Forbes to Bloomberg Businessweek, pick up any business magazine these days and you’ll quickly notice that the idea of “innovation” is everywhere. CB publishes its annual “Innovation Issue,” Forbes has its “World’s Most Innovative Companies” list, and