Almost there … Part 2

Ok, so hopefully you read Part 1 of Almost there! and I just wanted to continue on the professional path that brought me here in Almost There Part 2. 9. Customer Service Guy It was time to move away from home after being PC Exporter guy didn’t pan out. I left London, Ontario for the ...

Almost There … 1

*This is a post that I wrote for one of my projects – Lucha Comics – so I figured I would share it here as well, with some minor revisions. I am about to launch a project that my 10 year old self would be so excited about – Lucha Comics. Lucha is a digital ...

#waystokillanidea – Things have always been this way

#waystokillanidea - Things have always been this way
Ways to Kill an Idea – #8. Things have always been this way In some ways it might seem silly to keep writing about how and why ideas (some good, some bad) are killed before they can get anywhere. In large companies, small companies, non-profits, institutions and community groups, we see many of the same ...

#waystokillanidea – We Are Not a Lab

#waystokillanidea - We Are Not a Lab
Ways to Kill an Idea – #7. We Are Not a Lab There are all sorts of excuses for killing great ideas. Related to this one, is an excuse that stifles the kinds of projects that bring us true innovation. While you may not have heard this on these exact words, you’ve probably heard “We’re ...

#waystokillanidea – Stop Talking Nonsense

#waystokillanidea - Stop Talking Nonsense
Ways to Kill an Idea – #6. Stop Talking Nonsense I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from the Ways to Kill an Idea theme. I keep telling myself that this is very common sense, that a lot of material already covers this, etc. As we approach Q2 of 2013, I still see that a ...

Business Library: Driven (Kobo)

Business Library: Driven (Kobo)
Business Library: Driven Kobo Review – Robert Herjavec Score: 5 out of 5 – a great book for aspiring entrepreneurs. Source: Kobo Price Paid: $11.99 Bottom Line: a great read any immigrant entrepreneur, and especially anyone who is a fan of Dragon’s Den. Some great advice, and not what I expected. Herjavec has a nice ...

#waystokillanidea – It Has Already Been Done

#waystokillanidea - It Has Already Been Done
Ways to Kill an Idea – #5. It Has Already Been Done I know it’s been awhile since I’ve updated this series of blog entries, so here is part 5 on my blog series of how to kill an idea. I’ll quickly recap the three ideas that inspired me to write these posts: 1. Fail ...

What is DRM and how does it impact you?

DK Media Blog: What is DRM ? DRM (Digital Rights Management) has always been a point of contention amongst the tech-savvy, but is also a headache for the typical end-user, even if they have never heard the term DRM before. From wikipedia, we can define DRM as:”a class of access control technologies that are used ...

#waystokillanidea – It is too expensive.

#waystokillanidea - It is too expensive.
Ways to Kill an Idea – #4. It is too expensive Here is part 4 on my blog series of how to kill an idea. I’ll quickly recap three ideas from a recent conference that motivated me to write these posts: 1. Fail fast, fail forward. 2. Do not be afraid to think big. 3. ...

#waystokillanidea – It is not serious 1

#waystokillanidea - It is not serious
Ways to Kill an Idea – #3. It is not serious As written previously, a conference I recently hosted focused on 3 key ideas: 1. Fail fast, fail forward. 2. Do not be afraid to think big. 3. Do not say no. Generally, we love to say no, even when it doesn’t make sense. Sure, ...