Media relations 101 for entrepreneurs

My colleague Jane Allison and I got to spend a morning with entrepreneurs participating in the 2018 Lion’s Lair competition organized by the Innovation Factory in Hamilton, Ontario. We offered up media relations advice to an amazing group of job creators, prosperity builders, problem solvers and change makers. Jane and I have been running freeContinue reading “Media relations 101 for entrepreneurs”

Review: Perennial Seller – The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts

This review first ran in the Aug. 28 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts By Ryan Holiday Portfolio / Penguin $35 I’ve got a lot of time for anyone who sacrifices a steady paycheque and a pension to build a business and create jobs. SoContinue reading “Review: Perennial Seller – The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts”

Review: Smart People Should Build Things by Andrew Yang

This review first ran in the April 28 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs and Create New Jobs in America By Andrew Yang Harper Business $33.50 Kudos to you on graduating top of your class. So what’s your nextContinue reading “Review: Smart People Should Build Things by Andrew Yang”

Review: Startup Communities by Brad Feld

This review first ran in the Jan. 14 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City By Brad Feld $31.95 A question from the audience left Brad Feld stumped. Feld, an early stage investor, entrepreneur and author of Startup Communities, was talking about Boulder’s thriving startup community with aContinue reading “Review: Startup Communities by Brad Feld”