innovation, risk and national culture

“Canadians are more risk averse than Americans” ¬†I explained. “Everyone is more risk averse than the Americans” my friend replied. “if you think Canadians are afraid of failure, you should see the Germans!” he explained. “They even have a word for the enjoyment of seeing others fail – schadenfreude.” I laughed. He was right. We … More innovation, risk and national culture

Global Recognition for Calgary Tech Incubator

November 25, 2015; Stockholm, Sweden: UBI Global, a thought leader in performance analysis of business incubation around the world, recognized Calgary University Tech incubator “Innovate Calgary” ranking it sixth among global peers. UBI Global benchmarks over 400 incubation programs in 70 countries.   Innovate Calgary¬†is the technology transfer and business incubation centre for the University … More Global Recognition for Calgary Tech Incubator

Premier Notley, we’ve seen this movie before. It’s dull and doesn’t end well.

Geoffrey Morgan in the National Post on October 15, 2015 . . . “”Like previous premiers in Alberta, Rachel Notley introduces panel on economic¬†diversification” and goes on to explain . . . ” Executives from two of Alberta‚Äôs largest and most entrenched industries ‚Äď oil production and power generation ‚Äď will sit on a new … More Premier Notley, we’ve seen this movie before. It’s dull and doesn’t end well.

An Open Letter to the Premier of Alberta, The Honourable Alison Redford

‚ÄúAlberta ľs challenge is to support a strong oil and gas industry and leverage the strength of this sector to broaden and diversify Alberta ľs economy‚ÄĚ Government of Alberta Strategic Plan 2011-2014. With this important objective in mind, it is on behalf of a group of like-minded Albertans that we write to you, outlining the need for … More An Open Letter to the Premier of Alberta, The Honourable Alison Redford