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63,000 To Go!

Today’s toy count is 87,125! We’re well past the halfway mark but have only ten more days to collect the remaining 63,000 toys and need your help to reach our goal of 150,000. Please take a moment to make a donation for families and kids in need here. Traditionally the last week or so before …

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Making Mountains

In a live broadcast from Toronto’s Yonge/Dundas square this evening, CTV in association with The Salvation Army and The Toronto Area Ford Dealers launched the 2011 Toy Mountain Campaign with the goal of raising 150,000 toys for families in need. The mood was decidedly upbeat and the air charged with anticipation as the brass band …

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Steve Jobs on Creativity

Wow. Nailed it. “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And …

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Central Counties

Central Counties

New York has the Hamptons. Montreal has the Eastern Townships. In Toronto everyone knows there’s the City and Up North, but what’s in-between? Recently my team was asked by the local Ontario Regional Tourism Organization to propose an effective way to attract residents of the Greater Toronto Area to the many diverse rural and urban …

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Summer of Words

At long last I am into my book project, something I have wanted to do for many years. The hard part is deciding which stories to tell and which to leave out, as there are so many… what a challenge! The working title is ‘Adventures in Business’. It’s an autobiography and an inside look at …

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Happy Days Are Here Again

This early start to spring has brought more than just good weather. Everyone I am working with right now has been experiencing a great start to the year. What a feeling! Now if we can just keep the banks from dictating key interest rates…