Steve Jobs

6 Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Preparing for your big speech or presentation is akin to prepping for the big game. It requires practice, situational awareness and studying your opponent (audience, in the case of public speaking). While there are courses which teach people how to improve their public speaking skills, I …

Read More

The Beginning of the End for Gas Cars

I live in beautiful Calgary, Alberta – ‘oil country,’ and home to the most entrepreneurs per capita in Canada. I was born and raised in Vancouver, a city which prides itself on its progressive culture and green initiatives. Point is, I have some perspective on …

Read More

The Character of an Amazing Entrepreneur

The idea of being an entrepreneur crashes through almost everyone’s mind at some point or another in their lives. Few people follow the idea through to fruition. For most, it typically ends up becoming a passing fantasy. Becoming an entrepreneur is not the best way …

Read More

Apple’s Future in Question Under Tim Cook’s Leadership

The Apple Appeal: Still the Same, or Longing for the Good Old Days? Outside the Apple Store on Michigan Ave, standing in what would amount to a 5- hour line awaiting the brand new 5s/5c iPhone release, I found myself pondering the future of everyday …

Read More

Embrace Change, Innovate, Stay Humble – Entrepreneurial Lessons Ballmer Forgot

A Life Lesson on How Not To Run a Company: The Ballmer Years @ Microsoft At the turn of the new millennium, Microsoft was ubiquitous and reigned supreme when it came to discussions of technological innovation and product development.  Riding the back of a decade …

Read More

Steve Jobs Possessed the Entrepreneurial Leadership Apple Desperately Needs Once Again

The Man Behind the Money Monster In September 2012, the possibilities were literally endless.  At that point, Apple (AAPL) had been trading consistently at over $700 a share, the company had literally re-invented three new product markets over the past decade with its iPod, iPhone, …

Read More