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February 2016

Forget passion, focus on being curious
“Follow your passion” may be the single most anxiety-inducing phrase. Let’s face it, most of us don’t know what our passion is and the claim that every 20 year old can...
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Unlearning What You Learned In School
Spoiler alert: What made you successful in university may not work in your career.
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Pretend You Have The Money: An Epilogue of My Failure to Launch
Imagine yourself having an awesome idea for a new venture. It could be one that you have been dreaming about for a while, or you might even be working on one as you read this...
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Advice On Getting Advice
I have access to some pretty cool people. Between my role at Mount Royal University, my involvement in the Calgary startup community, and as a member of the A100, I get to meet dozens of young and not-so-young entrepreneurs. Many are actually wantrepreneurs...
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Finding Time
A comedian once pointed out that the advertisements on the outside of a bus are for nice things like a new Ford F150 or a house in a idyllic neighbourhood, while the advertising inside the bus is for debt consolidation services or help lines....
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016