Brad's Musings

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

Why Socialism Will Never Work.  Two Examples from real life…

Why Socialism Will Never Work. Two Examples from real life…

Since I was a teenager, I have been an ardent capitalist.  While some of my politics may have changed I don’t think I will ever abandon my view that the best overall system of organizing a society would include some kind of capitalism as it’s basis.  To me it has always been common sense that a societyRead more about Why Socialism Will Never Work. Two Examples from real life…[…]

Great video from Ryerson University Colleague Sean Wise on the art of crafting a good elevator pitch.

Great video from Ryerson University Colleague Sean Wise on the art of crafting a good elevator pitch.

Many students and folks out in the twittersphere have been asking me lately about the Elevator Pitch.  Every good entrepreneurial opportunity must include a well crafted summary of the business opportunity, thought out from the point of view of the debt or equity investor. Here is Sean Wise, Ryerson University colleague, in an excellent videoRead more about Great video from Ryerson University Colleague Sean Wise on the art of crafting a good elevator pitch.[…]

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in

Ken Mair has prepared this excellent piece on marketing small business using bootstrapped resources, something very near and dear to my heart as a small business and startup guy. Written in spring 2011, it is a very good roadmap for any small business.  Click the thumbnail below or here to download the PDF. You canRead more about Marketing your Business on a Shoestring Budget, or Bootstrapped Marketing. #in[…]