Maybe not that unusual for Canadians, but we’ve gone from four inches of wet snow on Monday morning to warm and sunny today with a forecast of 23C on the weekend. Winter to summer in less than a week? Welcome to Montreal in 2007.
No this is not another rant about global warming. Enough is being said, blogged or otherwise, about that subject without my personal contribution. This is more about recognizing what is unique and worth appreciating about our hometown.
Just back from a trip to Spain where the historic sites go back almost 3000 years to 800BC when the Phonecians first built sophisticated structures at Cadiz, followed by the Romans then the Moors and the Spanish Catholics, all on the same site. Makes our upcoming 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City seem fairly recent. But as a native of south-eastern BC where a 40 year old log cabin has historical significance it is still fascinating to me. And they’re still here. I had lunch yesterday with a M. Leduc who is a 13th generation Quebecer.
And I thought I was a real Canadian as a third generation native. But I do feel lucky to be able to enjoy the special charms and features of two home towns – Kimberley, BC and Montreal, Quebec.
Bookstore in a BMW Wanna buy a book? It’s been my favourite story about the 4-Ps of Salesmanship* for years. I’ve told it many times and repeated it in my book for entrepreneurs, DON’T DO IT THE HARD WAY, and my Blog posts at www.LearningEntreprenurship.com Now I’m...Read more
Political decisions Risky business Political decisions are risky because they’re public and they’re personal. They’re political because they’re about principles, policy and personalities. They’re important and unavoidable. Political decisions have to be made, not just in politics… in business and in life. The question is,...Read more
NO EASY MONEY Launching today! Buy a book, tell a friend Your first chance to buy a book and share the fun! Visit Indiegogo: Launching NO EASY MONEY, a Dale Hunter novel Yes, finally you can buy a book. The novel, NO EASY MONEY or...Read more
Entrepreneurs don’t read And business fiction doesn’t sell I’m trying to prove both assumptions are wrong. A futile exercise? Maybe you can help. First, entrepreneurs can and do read – mostly non-fiction books and articles, mostly related to business and self-improvement. I think we can...Read more
Good luck or bad bounce? Hazards of the British Open Tiger Woods was leading after nine holes. At one point it was Spieth, also Kisner, Schauffele, and Chappell. Finally the winner, after four days of challenging conditions and 72 difficult holes of Scottish links golf,...Read more