10 questions to ask yourself everyday

Brain Dump

Saw a picture a few weeks back on Instagram that had these 10 questions. I thought it was a powerful yet simple daily task to do before ending the day. What did you learn today?...

The difference between Startups & Small business

Business

Startups and Small businesses are not the same thing. They do share many similarities but there is a difference.  The biggest difference between these two company types is in...

Ask Craig: What is the best way to market a site if you only have a launch page?

Ask Craig

The simple answer is setup your social accounts and a blog and start creating content for your target audience/buyer. If you don’t know who your target audience is then you...

How to set SMART goals for your online business

Goals

Successful online entrepreneurs and achievers in all fields all set goals. Setting goals helps you define your long-term vision and they provide you with the short-term...

Why you need Buyer Personas and how to create them

Brain Dump

Every successful product and the sales and marketing strategy supporting it starts with Buyer Personas. They’re similar to what many people call their “target...

Important Stoic Reminders

Entrepreneurship, Mind & Body

I recently listened Tim Ferriss’ book, the 4 Hour Workweek again for the 2nd time because it’s so full of great nuggets of insight. It’s a very informative...

33 markets ready for a disruption

Business, Entrepreneurship

If you’re wondering where the next big opportunities are going to be, here is a list of markets ready for significant disruption. In this digital age we live in today,...

6 EPIC Squamish Playground Proposals

Adventures, Brain Dump

I read an article in the Chief a few months ago about the skate park under the Quest university bridge where Stuntwood owner Mike Quesnel said this about Squamish. “This is our...

How to lose $10 million a minute

Project Management

That’s what it can cost when you implement technology systems poorly. News stories like the one about Knight Trading losing over $440 million dollars due to “a...

19 Billionaires’ and 19 quotes

Brain Dump, Business, Entrepreneurship

Steve Jobs: Live Each Day As If It Was Your Last Bill Gates: From Those To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected Oprah Winfrey: We All Need Makeovers From Time To Time Michael...

Marketing post round up

Brain Dump

One of my goals this year was spend even more time writing both professionally as well as personally. So far I’ve developed a good habit of writing regularly and the...

The Entrepreneur VS. the Wannabe

Brain Dump

This is a repost of a blog post my partner Ren did on our business blog. I though I would share it here as I think it’s a great post that many entrepreneurs or aspiring ones...

Understand & apply any consumer trend with the Consumer Trend Canvas

Business

Understand any consumer trend and use it to your advantage Inspired byAlex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas, the Consumer Trend Canvas created by Trendwatching.com is an...

Documentary on The Barrier between Whistler & Squamish

Adventures, Squamish

This 20 minute documentary from QuestU students explores the geology of the west coast of British Columbia, specifically the area known as the Sea to Sky corridor. The doc focuses...

Quote: The next industrial revolution

Business

“There is a secular trend going on, in which launching a start-up is a more common thing to do. It used to be there were two things you could do after college: go to grad...

Gary Vaynerchuk on Storytelling in 2013

Sales

If you’ve never heard of Gary Vaynerchuk, you should check him out. He’s one of today’s great marketers that get’s it. Gary’s latest post is about...

Bye Bye MS Word, Hello Linkedin Resume Writer

Mind & Body

If you’re like me, you probably have a half a dozen versions of your resume sitting in a MS Word doc somewhere on a file server, on your computer or in Dropbox. When someone...

Flat Design & some websites to help you get started

Brain Dump

I have been working on a few mobile app concepts over the past few months and stumbled across the philosophy of Flat UI Design. I’ve been reading more and more about Flat...

Are you the Boss or the Leader?

Brain Dump

There’s a big difference between being a leader and being a boss. I’ve had my share of “bosses” and I’ve also had the pleasure of working with some...

If you’ve not see Arthur’s story, stop and watch this

Mind & Body

I love this story and have watched it so many times. It shows how powerful and strong the human spirit is and that one person can make a huge difference in the world. Diamond...