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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

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[…]

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[…]

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![…]

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…[…]

Excellent sales skills summary by Peter McCarthy of Sales Skills International Inc. #in

Excellent sales skills summary by Peter McCarthy of Sales Skills International Inc. #in

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Why I’m Glad I’m not in on the Facebook IPO

Why I’m Glad I’m not in on the Facebook IPO

With this week’s Facebook IPO Bryan Bulaga Authentic Jersey threatening to be the third largest in history behind only Visa Inc. and GM, I thought it a good time to talk about why I’m happy I’m not going to be buying in on Friday (yes, I’d LOVE to be selling). If you’re interested you canRead more about Why I’m Glad I’m not in on the Facebook IPO[…]

Ten Tips to recession proof your business.

Ten Tips to recession proof your business.

If my spidey senses are correct, we are heading into Brett Hundley Authentic Jersey another recession, just was we started to feel we were out of one.  There are two reasons for this. First, oil prices are rising, and that chokes off economic activity.  If you believe Jeff Rubin, and his excellent book, “Why YourRead more about Ten Tips to recession proof your business.[…]

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 Vince Biegel Authentic Jersey 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,Read more about Great video from Ryerson University Colleague Sean Wise on the art of crafting a good elevator pitch.[…]

“Best Ownership” —  A standard for evaluating entrepreneurial performance from business valuator Frank Di Lisio. #in

“Best Ownership” — A standard for evaluating entrepreneurial performance from business valuator Frank Di Lisio. #in

[I’m “reprinting” this article from Frank DeLisio, a business valuation specialist from Toronto, Ontario. His company is Alexar Consulting Inc.] Best Ownership A standard for evaluating entrepreneurial performance By Frank De Lisio, CA, CBV Introduction Best ownership embodies two elements critical to a firm’s survival and prosperity: productive entrepreneurship and managerial effectiveness. The best ownershipRead more about “Best Ownership” — A standard for evaluating entrepreneurial performance from business valuator Frank Di Lisio. #in[…]