Culture of Capitalism

If You’re Smart You’ll Want to Read This

It’s easy to be a pessimist these days, particularly when it comes to economics. After all, governments have racked up historical amounts of debt, taxes are increasing worldwide, and legacy industries are being regulated out of business. Only watch the news, and you’d probably think …

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Overcoming the Entrepreneurial Breaking Point

There’s a highly important, but rarely talked about, facet of entrepreneurship: the entrepreneurial breaking point (EBP). A paper written by Katerina Gonzalez and Christoph Winkler titled, “The entrepreneurial breaking point: undergoing moments of crisis,” defines the entrepreneurial breaking point (EBP) as “a potentially insurmountable moment …

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Struggling With Working from Home?

One of the sectors I’m bearish on for the long-term is commercial real estate. The pandemic has shown many companies, from startups to multinationals, that having employees work from home is not so bad. For starters, it’s cost-efficient — which means it is better for …

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Many Startup Entrepreneurs Lack Social IQ

I’ve met with many brilliant entrepreneurs that failed because they lost their social IQ. Put another way; they lost awareness – which is what gives entrepreneurs vision.  How others perceived these talented startup entrepreneurs, and how well they listened to their audience, became an afterthought …

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Businesses That Stand the Test of Time

Calgary (a beautiful place not far from Canada’s wild Rocky Mountains – you should visit, it is impressive), is in the midst of transformation. An oil city for the last hundred years or so, Calgary is aggressively trying to diversify, while remaining proud of its …

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