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Book Report: Success and Luck

“If any of you go running or ride a bike, you’ll know that when you’re running of bicycling into the wind, you’re very aware of it. You just can’t wait till the course turns around and you’ve got the wind

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Posted in Books, Leadership, Math and Science

Marketing to the Rescue!

“A good map tells a multitude of little white lies; it suppresses truth to help the user sees what needs to be seen.” – Mark Monmonier, in How to Lie with Maps The other day I wrote about a marketing

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Posted in Advertising, Everything, Marketing

Chris Hadfield’s advice

In a recent interview with CBC Radio, Commander Chris Hadfield gave his three secrets for becoming an astronaut: Keep your body in shape and eat well Challenge yourself with education, and push yourself to learn things you barely expect to

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Posted in Everything, Math and Science

Fun with advertising: you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be shocked, you’ll be confused

Now that Christmas is out of the way for another year, we can get back to what’s really important: advertising! It  might not have come across yet, but I take quite a passionate interest in advertising: the good, the bad,

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Posted in Advertising, Marketing

The Running Man

A few years ago, I hated running.  Now I’ve changed my tune: I grudgingly respect its existence, and occasionally hang out with it. When I was a tallish skinny youth, someone made the mistake of telling me, “You’d be a

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Posted in Everything, Sports

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