Innovation

Getting More Done in a Day

Posted by on November 6th, 2014

Do you ever look at some of your most successful colleagues and wonder, “How do they do it all?”  When your friends tell you of their latest endeavor, do you catch yourself thinking how they find time for sleep? While you’re trying to figure out if their days can possibly have as many hours as […]

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Slaying the Hydra: Managing startup business risk

Posted by on October 30th, 2014

All businesses are inherently risky, but none are more risky than an untested startup. Business analysts discuss at great lengths the relationship of risk versus reward. Actuaries, accountants and investors have attempted to turn the analysis of risk into a definitive and empirical science. While great strides have been made in reducing the uncertainty in […]

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How Do You Test a Niche Market Without Spending?

Posted by on October 28th, 2014

I’ve always had a compelling need to go fast on anything with 2 wheels.  Especially if it involved doing this on dirt.  I’ve never really understood why, but for longer than most readers have been alive, I’ve been going down trails as fast as I can on coaster bikes, motorcycles and mountain bikes. I left […]

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Lessons Learned From Quitting My Job

Posted by on October 6th, 2014

The same daily routines, the same scripted conservations, and the toxic environment. For the past 6 years I have been working the same retail job. Upon hearing this, some of my peers would exclaim that they were impressed by my ability to commit to something so fully and to hold a job for so long. […]

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Dear Class of 2018

Posted by on September 29th, 2014

Students of the class of 2018, I hope you find your passion in life. All your dreams can come true if your vision is vivid and your passion is powerful. Greatness awaits. Thank you for the honour of photographing you at the beginning of your first semester. My hope is life goes according to plan […]

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Making it as an Introvert in the Business World

Posted by on September 11th, 2014

List the qualities of successful CEOs. Undoubtedly the list will contain: outgoing, energetic, well-spoken. Naturally, extroverted people are the ones we propel to leadership positions. Extroverts make it seem like they’ve got it all together, or if they haven’t, their personable attitude allows you to trust them to figure it out. Now why is that? […]

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Alumnus takes over the internet with mystery crowdfunding

Posted by on July 17th, 2014

$9 will get you… something. Jordan Bishop (BBA ’13) is running a campaign on Crowdtilt and asking for your blind support. He mysteriously says that it’s “something you will give to someone else” and “you can easily use at least 12 of these within the next 12 months”. There will be 24 unique SKUs to choose from […]

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