Culture of Capitalism

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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Why Money Can’t Be Your Barometer for Success

It’s funny how experience and age change context… Remember when we were 23, fresh out of college, feeling enlightened, and loaded with an opinion on just about everything? How silly we were. We didn’t know shit about the real world, but you’d better not have …

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Tenant Upward Mobility and Real Estate Investing

One of the more critical components to achieving the highest level of return on investment from a rental property is avoiding high tenant turnover. Every time a tenant moves out of your investment property, you, the landlord, have to put money back into the place. …

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