Focus!

At first I wanted to bring you on my run. Well I can tell you that trying to film with a flip cam while running does not produce good results. So when I say at the beginning of the clip that I hope it didn’t make you sea-sick, the clip turned out really bad 😉…

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A priority of needs

In our modern society, Maslow doesn’t apply very much. Let’s move from hierarchy to individual priorities [videopress HipOA4GS]

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Saturday Morning Jogging afterthoughts: Creating opportunities

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Online tool helps smaller firms compete for talent

Read in the Financial Post. A Montreal firm (yeah!), Standout Jobs, offers tools and strategies for small firms to compete for the highly competitive market of high tech employees. Using a very web 2.0 approach, they succeed in promoting your firm on social media platforms where your prospects are , on the web. Create a…

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What’s your pitch ?

I stumbled upon an interesting website to help you hone your pitch. 15secondpitch has what it takes. They offer the possibility of doing many pitches thus having; « one niche, one pitch ». I even did mine in French also. Lots of little goodies. Really worth stopping by. You can cut and paste from the site template.…

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Taking time to think

When I coach, the first step I take is to check the energy level of my customer. Does he (she) have what it takes to undertake a coaching process? The second one is to take time to think. The majority of modern execs live in a perpetual personal and professional frenzy that don’t give them…

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You may be at 45 seconds of success

All entrepreneurs await their great chance, The opportunity that will turn things around. An important customer who will double your bottom line, a supplier that will extend your line of credit, a financial angel interested in your project, or a mentor who can make the difference with his network of contacts. You heard the expression…

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VC-TV interview.

2 weeks ago I did an interview for Venture cap TV I was a little nervous at the start but art 2 and 3 and much more solid Feel free to post your comments here or on VC-TV.

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Building credibility (part 2)

Part 1 was looking at you as an individual. This one focuses on the corporation. In the first years: * Look after your image. Business cards at “1000 for 20$” may be practical and cheap but they don’t speak much for you. Logo, stationary, envelopes and flyers must be well thought out. If you do…

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Building credibility (part 1)

“What is the common point between the financial scandals of Enron, World COM and Arthur Andersen and the small company thatyou want to launch or the one you already have?” Trust The mistrust of people. People don’t forgive and forget easily these days and with the phenomenon of social bookmarking and Web 2.0, the news…

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