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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 Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend

The Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend

The Educated Guess Martellus Bennett Authentic Jersey – Martellus Bennett Jersey Friend or Foe Professor Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute is becoming very well known for his data-driven TED talks.  This latest one Martellus Bennett Kids Jersey includes his son, who shares some insight into how to be right more often, Martellus Bennett WomensRead more about The Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend[…]

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

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Transit problems in the GTA need political courage

Transit problems in the GTA need political courage

My answer to the transit problems in the GTA The recent discussion around “revenue tools” to fund transit in the GTA (mostly the 416), is absolutely necessary, and the people of Toronto and the greater Toronto area need to understand that this infrastructure has been ignored for too long.    With the exception of minorRead more about Transit problems in the GTA need political courage[…]

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[…]