Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Business development

The Building Blocks of Youth

“To take children seriously is to value them for who they are right now rather than adults-in-the-making.” ~ Alfie Kohn We all like to see our kids enjoying themselves.  We all want to protect our kids however there is a big difference between “protecting” and “hiding” them from the realities of the world.  Too many […]
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On the Issue of Survival

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change” – Leon C. Megginson Many years ago I read a number of books written by Leon Megginson, an academic considered by many as a business guru.  The first one was written in 1972 entitled “Personnel – […]
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The Analysis of an Ad

“We become what we behold.  We shape our tools and then our tools shape us” – Marshall McLuhan Change of pace for today, I need a break from the world of news, disability and access.  As a political news junkie, tuning out is difficult but metaphorically it is my fentanyl crisis.  Due to the toxic […]
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Social Entrepreneurism (Revision)

“The disabled of tomorrow will be those who lack access to technology today,” Terry Wiens 2001 Today was gorgeous and well worth a good wheel along the water front.  Nanaimo’s 50th anniversary World Championship Bathtub race weekend was going on so the water front was very busy.  While enjoying the sun I came across a gentleman […]
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Dusting Out the Old Year

I plan on doing a lot of writing this year in hopes of not repeating the emotional turmoil of 2015.  My writing is really my therapy.  I enjoy writing, semantics, playing with words, had a painter friend tell me recently that I painted with words so thank you Milton.  It is a way for me […]
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Where it Began

I fell asleep again last night in my recliner watching the late news.  I woke up at some point long enough to flip off the TV and slipped right back into a good deep sleep.  Woke up alert at 7AM, feeling refreshed like you should after a good nights sleep, feet not looking like the […]
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Canadian Election 2015 – Day 1

DISCLAIMER, THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT.  NO MONIES OR PARTY SUPPORT IS COMING FOR THIS ARTICLE OR THE ONES TO COME.  THEY ARE SIMPLY A CONCERNED CITIZEN ACCESSING THEIR CHARTER RIGHTS OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Prime Minister Stephen Harper took a short walk this morning to the Governor Generals home and dropped the writ […]
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Held Prisoner in the Past?

There is an old axiom “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.  That particular saying has been reworded many times and used in various forms but the message continues to be the same.  I have never doubted the importance of knowing and understanding our past but I recognize the difference between […]
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And Yet We Judge!

As a user of Facebook, Twitter and many of the social media venues available today I see a wide variety of expressions.  To me nothing is more important than the ability to express ones self.  That does not translate into the right to denigrate others or make outrageous statements because you disagree with the ideology. […]
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You Plan It, We Scan It

Technology is quickly transforming the world as we know it.  These days you have to search hard to find anything that isn’t being done online from banking to taxes.  In fact when you look at the toolkit of available technology there is not an industry I can think of that couldn’t have some electronic component. […]
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