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Trial and Error beats the God Complex! Tim Harford’s TED talk reveals the power of chance!

Trial and Error beats the God Complex! Tim Harford’s TED talk reveals the power of chance!

I have always believed that the road to success is paved with failure.  One of my favourite quotes is from Thomas Watson of IBM, who said: Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy ofRead more about Trial and Error beats the God Complex! Tim Harford’s TED talk reveals the power of chance![…]

Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.

Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.

Smartphone Security the theme of new CWTA ad Are you concerned with smartphone security? I sat on the board of The Canadian Wireless Telecom Association for several years and during that time the association led several initiatives aim ed at helping users get more value out of their smartphones.  We were the first in theRead more about Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.[…]

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

  Tony Miceli article on Wikipedia Getting to know Tony Miceli last summer gave me just the opportunity I needed…. I have been wanting to write an article for wikipedia for quite some time now.  Tony was listed on a list in Wikipedia of vibraphone players, but no article existed. So I asked him ifRead more about Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.[…]

What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives!

What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives!

Jobless Generation has little to be excited about Thanks to Hariq, one of my best students ever, for passing this on.  CBC’s doczone does some excellent documentaries, and is one of the best sources of this programming in Canada. As a business professor, I often wonder what all these graduates are going to do, “post-Brad”Read more about What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives![…]

Income Inequality has never been greater.  Video explains exactly who has all the money!

Income Inequality has never been greater. Video explains exactly who has all the money!

Income inequality is the stuff the revolutions are made of Income distribution in the western world has never been so skewed as it is today. Jahri Evans Jersey  At Jahri Evans Kids Jersey least not in “modern times”.  A relatively “fair” (that of course, a moving target) distribution of income, ensuring that income inequality isRead more about Income Inequality has never been greater. Video explains exactly who has all the money![…]

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Consumer smartphone behavior, if it can be deciphered, is a potential gold mine of information. Quextit Media today published a list of “Eight ways to protect your corporate data” on your smartphone, and cited a study done by the Ponemon Institute about consumers and their smartphone behaviour. The infographic below reflects theRead more about Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?[…]

Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb

Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb

While discussing the Occupy Movement, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges shuts down Davante Adams Authentic Jersey CBC commentator Kevin O’Leary (also Davante Adams Jersey from Davante Adams Kids Jersey Dragons Den and the Shark Davante Adams Womens Jersey Tank TV shows) as they discuss Wall Street protests in 2011. Hedges does an excellent jobRead more about Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb[…]