Category Archives: Evergreen

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant

In their book “Blue Ocean Strategy”, authors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne claim to show you “How to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant” – this is a bold claim. Like a cook testing recipes in … Continue reading

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MaRS Development District

“MaRS is where science, technology and social entrepreneurs get the help they need. Where all kinds of people meet to spark new ideas. And where a global reputation for innovation is being earned, one success story at a time.” It’s … Continue reading

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“I’m No Good With Names … But I never Forget A Face”

At last night’s PMI-SOC Monthly Meeting, the guest speaker was Bob Gray, a very engaging, entertaining, and effective speaker. With humour, compelling examples and audience participation exercises – and there had to be close to 200 people there – Bob … Continue reading

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How To Be Successful: 8 Traits of Successful People

In a most captivating and entertaining presentation on May 18, 2010, Richard St. John spoke to Schulich students and alumni about “8 Traits the World’s Most Successful People Have in Common”. Richard has achieved broad recognition for his work including … Continue reading

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Shift Happens – R U Evergreen?

Hi, Recently, I came across a newsletter article that I had written (many) years ago, here is an excerpt … “Unrelenting, gut-wrenching change dominates business in Toronto, Canada and in the world. Even as the corporate grave-yards fill and the … Continue reading

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