At the height of the Korean War, President Truman was sitting with his senior military team. They had in front of them a large world map. Out of the blue, the President put his finger on Iran and claimed it would be the source of the world’s geo-political problems in the future. Was he just being very prescient or did his thinking incorporate a deep understanding of the area’s complexity? It’s impossible to know of course but his prediction was incredibly accurate.

I CAN’T TELL YOU how happy I was to read recently that our former prime minister, Jean Chretien, was in a hospital bed in Hong Kong being treated for a kidney stone.

Uh… let me rephrase, revise, rejig that.

I don’t wish our former prime minister ill. Far from it.

In the fall of 2006, 32-year-old Mark Hemphill became a father to twin boys. One night he was looking down at them sleeping in their crib and, like many new parents, his thoughts turned to the future and the legacy he would leave his sons one day. He imagined them thinking of him, “Who the hell is this guy and what does he have to show for himself?”…

How Travis McDonough built a multi-million-dollar enterprise in just six years Travis McDonough is the founder and CEO of Kinduct, a Halifax-based but world-leading data and analytics software company. You may not know exactly what that means and you may have never even heard of …

I found this gem on Twitter this morning: “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the poor that being poor was their own fault.” In a convoluted way, it got me thinking about the evolution of small business—more specifically, how we think about it. It is convoluted, but bear with me.

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