innovation

Where Have All the Great Ideas Gone?

I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve laid awake agonizing over my business and thinking of new ways to outperform my competitors. Despite its all-consuming (and often stress-inducing) nature, the pursuit of innovation is the lifeblood of every entrepreneur. Unfortunately, innovation is getting harder …

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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 Are You Stressing?

Stress. It’s an ailment we all suffer from, some more than others. While the nuances behind your stress compared to mine may be different, the root (aside from tragedies and the death of a loved one) stems from the same thing. Before I get into …

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My Thoughts on CES 2018 – Technology Trends and Opportunities

That’s a wrap! CES 2018 is over, and it’s great to be home… anytime I spend more than 48 hours in Vegas I’m thrilled to get back to reality. Every year, CES showcases today’s cutting-edge consumer technologies. However, it also highlights the herd mentality of …

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Are You a Truly Successful Entrepreneur?

Keeping score in business is a big deal for me. And it’s not simply because I’m a competitive person… As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to tell if what you are doing is what you should be doing – or, in other words, if …

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The Best Countries for Startup Entrepreneurs

Innovation is the lifeblood of every economy. While many nations have unfortunately relied heavily on natural resources to grow their economies (Venezuela, Russia, Saudi Arabia etc.), my homeland no exception (Canada), it is the resourcefulness of the citizenry that countries should rely on to create …

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Defining Entrepreneurial Needs from Wants

Needs are necessities (stating the obvious, I know – just bear with me). Wants are purely emotional, often driven by greed, vanity or lust. And the moment you really want something in business, you’re going to pay too much for it… guaranteed. Emotions are incredibly …

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The Story of A Caring Entrepreneur and His Tree-T-Pee

All the credit goes to Mark Cuban and the team at Shark Tank for this one. It’s an awesome story of an entrepreneur driven by passion, not simply making money. Johny Georges is the founder of the Tree-T-Pee, which protects trees from frost and provides …

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