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Japan: the good, the bad and the rather odd

So what came to mind when you read the word ‘Japan’? Perhaps nuclear accidents? Or sushi? Economic has-been?

Japan is worthy of more considered reflection. I have recently had the opportunity myself to go beyond uninformed preconceptions to a more positive perspective. 744 more words

Consumer Trends

Strategy Session: Old school marketing in Twitterworld

For the April 2015 Strategy Session (Alberta Venture), I sat down with Eman Safadi and Evie Eshpeter, co-founders and partners-in-crime at Poste Strategies, and a plate full of macarons from… 1,667 more words

Alberta Venture

Spring Break 2015

I feel empty.  I thought it would be good, I thought this would be good.  I told myself it wouldn’t be like winter break, that I would get out, hang with friends, be the person I so desperately want to be.   319 more words

Never justify scarcity | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

From time to time you will hear people talk about how they dont have as much as they want to have or how they do not have anything at all. 695 more words

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Strategy Session: Leveraging flex work in a downturn

The March 2015 Strategy Session (Alberta Venture) continues the spirit of Leading through a crisis and nags you to keep on changing and progressing through an economic downturn. 1,684 more words

Alberta Venture

The rollercoaster ride that is the oil industry

Although the oil price has moved slightly upwards of late, we as an industry are still experiencing the after effects of the recent dramatic decrease. Many operators in the North Sea have drastically reduced spend in all areas of their business. 613 more words


What goes up but must come down? NetApp's customer invoices

Good post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

Growth has shuddered to a halt – here’s why

Decline is setting in: NetApp’s revenues are showing a distinctive downturn – and the latest quarterly numbers confirm the trend. 29 more words