For some reason, the universe seems to be provoking me. I had laid to rest the topic of disruption as a component of strategy development. In particular, my argument was that profound cultural change happens at its own pace, and cannabis industry efforts to accelerate consumer acceptance of pot, as a recreational alternative to alcohol,…Read more
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My son was visiting from Ottawa over the holidays, and, at dinner last night, the topic of my blogging set off a chain of such penetrating questions that I was given to wonder who was parenting whom. “Do you have any way of telling your readers that you’ve posted a new blog?” “No. Someone used…Read more
Is it the age we live in, or is it just my age, that deflates expectations around New Year's Eve? I remember New Year's parties where long tables groaned under roasts of beef and ham, platters of cheeses, fruits, and breads, armies of crystal goblets, twinkling beneath chandeliers or candelabras, cut glass decanters of potent…Read more
In the social swirl of the holiday season, I’ve been caught in conversations with people who are enthusiastic about the creation of a special property tax class for creative enterprise hubs (announced earlier this year and covered recently by Murray Whyte in The Star, an article which includes our friends at Akin Collective - whose…Read more
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