Imogen Heap wowed us at TEDGlobal this past July. Here is one of her songs. Enjoy.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Another Amazing Female Singer
I’ve had some very interesting discussions over the last few months about failing. One person, a CEO of a billion dollar company, suggested that maybe our goal shouldn’t be to stop failure, but to make it easy for people to not be afraid of failure and to support people who have failed. Fail often and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Room to Fail
If you look for yellow cars all of a sudden it seems like every second car is yellow. The same goes for purple, blue, pink or brown ones. Now that I’m looking for information about hiring, there are resources popping out at me from everywhere. I had lunch with a friend, Shelley Fleckinstein of King’s […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on There’s Another Yellow Car
When hiring, I’m supposed to consider: The new people should have the skills to do the tasks Their strengths should complement what’s already in the company I need to be able to assess their strengths I need them to be able to work on their own I’d like them to be a part of the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Hiring
The Future without fish. A very scary documentary about the state of fish world wide. Final conclusion: we’re at the end of the line especially with large species. To help: don’t eat endangered species and eat lower on the ocean food chain like anchovies. I just watched this movie and it got me thinking about […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I read Robert Fulford’s Accidental City: The Transformation of Toronto just before my trip to TO. Originally Toronto was laid out neatly by the army engineers 1793 who set it up as Fort York. As with most cities it’s early growth after that time was organic. Fulford’s tale takes us back to the 1800’s (Toronto […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Accidental Business, I mean, City
I hired Stella a year ago and it was the best move I made. She’s a very good bookkeeper, has initiative and works hard. The bottom line in my business looks better than ever and I was able to go on a vacation! But Stella had to move across the country. She’s in Vancouver now. […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.