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Review: “What Women Want”

Paco Underhill is an environmental psychologist and business author based in New York. Basically, environmental psychologists believe that our surroundings influence our behaviour, a pretty straightforward idea. Underhill, More...

Review: “UnMarketing”

If you have used Twitter for a while you have probably come across social media guru Scott Stratten. Stratten regularly shares social media and relationship marketing More...

Review: “MacroWikinomics”

In 2006, Canadian writers Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams authored a little book called “Wikinomics”.  It described how wikis and the collaborative tools of  Web 2.0 were poised to reshape how the More...

Review: “The Design of Business”

Back in 1964, the concept of “design management” was introduced by academics in the field of business studies. The design management idea suggested – for the More...

Review: “The Enemies of Excellence”

Crossroad Publishing is an American publishing house established in 1798, and has traditionally been a source of English-language material reflecting strong links to the Catholic Church. In More...

No jobs, no problem for youth entrepreneurs

The values and priorities of Gen Y-ers may have significant impacts on housing and land use patterns.

The importance of small business to our economy

I recently came across two resources that quantify the importance of small business to the economy.

Review: “Steve Jobs”

Love him or hate him, Steve Jobs was truly one of this generation’s greatest entrepreneurs and innovators, creating two cutting edge companies (Apple andPixar) and changing how we More...

Review: “The Age of Persuasion”

Some of you may have heard CBC Radio One’s outstanding series “The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture”, now in its fourth season More...

Review: “Six Pixels of Separation”

Many economic developers are struggling to find a niche on Facebook and YouTube.  Mitch Joel, the founder of Montreal-based online marketing company Twist Image suggests that this is just soooo 2006. In More...

Review: “PR 2.0”

Whether you are plugged into every social network out there or you don’t know what tweeting is, the growing importance of social media in our More...