Back in the ‘90s, I did some volunteer work for the Boys and Girls clubs in Vancouver. My first assignment was to run a weekly session for 9-12 years – the model club. When I shared this with people, they took a look at the curvaceous young woman that I was at that time and […]
One of my early career lessons, while I was transitioning from being “technical-focused” to being more “business-focused”, occurred when, as PM, I had to deal with a critical escalation just ahead of a platinum customer’s web-based service launch. During performance testing (which always occurs at the last minute due to taking place on a near-live […]
I attended a session of MaRS Entreprenuership101 this week titled an Introduction to Entrepreneurial Management. It was presented by Nathan Monk, Senior Strategist, ICE Practice, MaRS, which in plain language means he is involved with MaRs as a key advisor to Tech startups. You can follow Nathan on Twitter @CowboyTweets. The session focused on current […]
Infographic charting key milestones on a startup Founder’s path to success.
It’s been an interesting few weeks in the world of smart phone technology and the markets. First Apple releases a cheaper iPhone 5C, and though sales are robust, investors react negatively while they contemplate will this have an impact on future profits. I wouldn’t say Apple is in trouble – but it was something to […]