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The Power of Community

Your isolation as an entrepreneur is a danger to your mental health and to the success of your venture.  This is especially so if you’re a lone entrepreneur without a team around you.  I’ve been there.  You stand, staring out into … Continue reading

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A Memorable, Mind-Blowing Experience

Pictured on the left is the extraordinary group of competitors I met at The Canadian Global Impact Competition.   The event is the brainchild of Singularity University in Silicon Valley and takes place in 19 countries each year; Canada’s version happened … Continue reading

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Six Lessons Learned From Failure

Failure of your venture is difficult to envisage as the idea behind it seems so powerful.  This is especially the case at start-up before you and your venture have been tested by trying to sell your service or product. However, … Continue reading

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Tackling Complexity

The Challenge of Complexity I am facing the challenge of complexity in helping to build an initiative  in York Region (a region of nine municiaplities with over 1 million residents north of Toronto) called communityBUILD.   Our social mission is to … Continue reading

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