Book review: Cold Hard Truth on Business, Money and Life

Cold Hard Truth On Business, Money and Life By Kevin O’Leary Doubleday Canada $29.95 A dead dream turned up in the basement last weekend. Buried at the bottom of storage closet was a long forgotton box. Inside the box was the daily cartoon strip I drew for the school paper back in my university days.Continue reading “Book review: Cold Hard Truth on Business, Money and Life”

Book review: Triumph of the City

This review first ran in the Sept. 12 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier By Edward Glaeser Penguin Press $37.50 As a Hamilton taxpayer, I’m less than thrilled that we’re picking up the $100,000 tab for the fiasco that wasContinue reading “Book review: Triumph of the City”

Book review: Out of our Minds: Learning to Be Creative

This review originally ran in the Hamilton Spectator. Out of our Minds: Learning to Be Creative By Ken Robinson John Wiley & Sons $33.95 My daughter was a happy camper this summer. She spent her days dancing, rehearsing and performing in plays, productions and talent shows. My daughter was in her element. Dancing has longContinue reading “Book review: Out of our Minds: Learning to Be Creative”