Brad's Musings

These are my own opinions and do not reflect the views of any of my employers!

CCSBE wisdom from Jim Estill

CCSBE wisdom from Jim Estill

I was fortunate to catch a talk by Danby Appliance CEO Jim Estill (for the third time) at the recent Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference at the University of Guelph and his message struck me as something that would really resonate with both students and entrepreneurs. I have admired Jim for over 20Read more about CCSBE wisdom from Jim Estill[…]

How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” – Still as Relevant Today as Ever I have read Dale Carnegie’s famous book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” twice in my life; once when in high school at the behest of my dad, and again last year. It’s an easy read and vitalRead more about How to Win Friends and Influence People[…]

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![…]

Get your own Wordle and tell your story thru word pix.  #fb #li

Get your own Wordle and tell your story thru word pix. #fb #li

Try out this cool little tool one of the librarians at Humber College showed me the other day. If you need to make a “word picture”, this tool at http://www.wordle.net is a really easy way to do it. The one below was generated just by giving my blog link. Have fun but be careful itRead more about Get your own Wordle and tell your story thru word pix. #fb #li[…]

10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

Are you a new entrepreneur or thinking of taking the plunge? Here are 10 sure fire ways to increase the chances that your new venture is successful. 1.Make sure you are ready, and other key stakeholders in your life are too! Owning and running your own business is neither easy nor boring. It surely isRead more about 10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in[…]