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Ontario Election is Like the Emperor’s New Clothes

Ontario Election is Like the Emperor’s New Clothes

Provincial Debt is Ridiculously High Watching the three front runners in the Ontario election this past month or so has been at times laughable but mostly just maddening. The three of them seem to be trying to trip over themselves in order to throw goodies at we voters, and in the process at least oneRead more about Ontario Election is Like the Emperor’s New Clothes[…]

Poverty Can Be Liberating (and other ways to learn to say no)

Poverty Can Be Liberating (and other ways to learn to say no)

Learn to Say No – and Get Your Life Back! Steve Jobs said it. Michael Porter said it. Saying No is a skill few master and this writer is no exception. Take a look at your calendar for a given week or month and ask yourself how many items are there because you lacked theRead more about Poverty Can Be Liberating (and other ways to learn to say no)[…]

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

Leadership Principles that Stand the Test of Time We got to talking about leadership Letroy Guion Authentic Jersey principles in my Entrepreneurship class Letroy Guion Jersey today and I was reminded of an incredible management training program that Telesat put all of its management through back in about 1989 or so, when I was inRead more about The Five Basic Leadership Principles[…]

TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets found in Restored Century Piano I am restoring a century piano and have been able to place its origin to the GTA sometime around the year 1900 (see photo).  It contains an action made by Otto Higel Co. Ltd., Toronto manufacturer of piano and organ supplies that was founded in 1896. By 1910Read more about TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 ![…]

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 Davon House Authentic Jersey Influence People” twice in my life; once when in high school at the behest of my dad, Davon House Jersey and again lastRead 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![…]

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![…]

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[…]

This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts!  Educators!  Makes perfect sense…

This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts! Educators! Makes perfect sense…

I couldn’t believe when I heard a few of the examples on the radio of the how the educators in Durham Region (Ontario, East of Toronto) want Corey Linsley Authentic Jersey us to speak to one another. Apparently it’s not limited to the touchy things such as how I’m not supposed to call my KoreanRead more about This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts! Educators! Makes perfect sense…[…]

Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in

Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in

Several of my students have been asking me to clarify why “fiat money” is basically bad in all it’s forms — essentially a tax on the poor. The following article focuses on that most obscene example, the US Federal Reserve system however to a lesser degree fiat money is still bad even where governments createRead more about Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in[…]