Category Archives: Observations

Metaphors Run Amok: Business Incubation

There’s nothing worse than a metaphor gone rogue. We’ve been doing a lot of work on business incubation lately, and it’s amazing how much liberty is taken with that idea. The idea of hatching new businesses like fertilized eggs entered business jargon in 1959 when Joseph Mancuso created the Batavia Industrial Centre in Batavia, New…
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My Dog’s Unrestrained Bladder: Not The Only Bad News

My 12-year-old dog has a less reliable bladder than when he was younger, so I thought I might put some newspaper down for him while I’m at work during the day. So, I bought a hard copy of the Saturday Globe and Mail, which I would normally read online or scan over coffee at Dark Horse.…
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3-Ps

After three years of effort and investment by Centennial College, its bid to redevelop the former Guild Inn in Scarborough is likely at an end. In a meeting at City Hall, the Government Management Committee will probably recommend that the City pursue a diminished different development concept with a new set of proponents. Sadly, this…
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