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The Five Basic Leadership Principles

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

Leadership Principles that Stand the Test of Time We got to talking about leadership principles in my Entrepreneurship class 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 in my first real management job.  The keyRead 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 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[…]

George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are

George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are

George Bush Funny Quotes George Bush is Funny, but doesn’t always mean to be.  Here are a few of the best George Bush Funny Quotes. “This is my maiden voyage. My first speech since I was the president of the United States and I couldn’t think of a better place to give it than Calgary, Canada.”Read more about George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are[…]

Ten Job Interview Myths Debunked

Ten Job Interview Myths Debunked

Originally posted in Forbes.com. You probably get a little nervous before you go into a job interview. Even if you’ve copiously prepped, you figure the interviewer will hold all the cards. She knows everything about her company and the job you want, and she’s got a vision of the perfect employee that doesn’t exactly describeRead more about Ten Job Interview Myths Debunked[…]

This applies equally to Canadians and Americans. #fb #in Let’s all better support our local farmers and eat local. It’s just good sense!

This applies equally to Canadians and Americans. #fb #in Let’s all better support our local farmers and eat local. It’s just good sense!

Regardless of which side of the 49th parallel you live on, this should concern you.  We have lost the ability to feed ourselves as a North American society. What if a meltdown of the financial system, still a very real potential threat,  cut off credit and thus world trade, at least in the short run,Read more about This applies equally to Canadians and Americans. #fb #in Let’s all better support our local farmers and eat local. It’s just good sense![…]

10 bits of business wisdom from Steve Jobs. #in #fb

10 bits of business wisdom from Steve Jobs. #in #fb

As published by brandmakernews.com/ 1. Embrace the opportunity in every situation. “Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, and less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the mostRead more about 10 bits of business wisdom from Steve Jobs. #in #fb[…]

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[…]