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What's your moonshot?
I recently had the opportunity to hear Peter Diamandis, author of Abundance, speak to an enthralled group of 1200 Calgarians. His remarkable talk left me convinced that he’s one of the most important thinkers and doers of our time...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

What will you do with your 10,000 hours?
When you turn 25, you will look back and realize that you just spent 5 years and over 10,000 hours getting really good at something (assuming 40 hours/week investment of time). If you believe Malcolm Gladwell, this level of investment in practicing a skill makes you world-class or certainly a lot better than your peers...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Just Do Something
One of my biggest challenges as Program Coordinator at the Institute, is supporting those who love this whole thing we call Innovation and Entrepreneurship, but don’t have an idea yet. . .
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

You can’t teach entrepreneurship
I hear this statement a lot, “You can’t teach entrepreneurship”. I hear it from donors. I hear it from successful entrepreneurs...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Passion is necessary but insufficient
Over the last 8 months, I’ve had the pleasure to work with a couple of young entrepreneurs, Ozzy Lang and Emily Bartlett. They started their journey full of passion about the massive amount of waste that coffee cups contributed to our landfill...
Thursday, May 19, 2016

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