A death in the community.

Yesterday, I was in the unfortunate position of performing CPR on a total stranger in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. He and his friends were enjoying the hot sunny day with summertime hangs and watermelon in the park. They all got high together but he never woke up.
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On writing content in 2015

Innovation can be a tricky thing. It comes with opportunities but reveals inadequacies, creating a greater gap in the ideal state and the current reality of a situation. Collectively embracing this ideal as a culture is recommended and ultimately necessary in order to achieve a significant leap forward in innovation, but too great a disruption will cost time and money, especially for small t0 medium-sized businesses.

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iBusiness: The Web Wired World

I’ll be co-hosting the next Mountbatten Speaker Series with Sian Williams next week. Join us on January 18 at The CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue) as we welcome three guest panelists from the world of technology.
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Resource Revolution

This month (November 2011) McKinsey & Company released their Sustainability & Resource Productivity Practice report ‘Resource Revolution: Meeting the world’s energy, materials, food and water needs‘. In it, McKinsey stress achievable targets of water, energy and food wastage reduction by 2030, based on today’s market trends and values.
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Innovation and Social Enterprise Steer Business-as-usual

Innovation in technology has sparked some creative thinking around traditional business models and corporate values. In the 20th century consumers were groomed to do just that: consume. Today, connectivity and a greater number of competitors mean the scales are increasingly tipping in favor of consumers: consumers are now doing the grooming.

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