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Summer 2017 Issue 7

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In This Issue

01.Reflecting

pot luck economy /,pet’slək/

There’s bound to be trouble when the word “friend” has become a verb. Some people quiver at the sight of…

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02.Engaging

When Proust Met Craig

French author Marcel Proust is famous for his gentle remembrance of things past, his eponymous character-revealing questionnaire… and his love…

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03.Discovering

Bunz

Starting in Toronto, Bunz is an online community that began as a Facebook group for those looking to trade items…

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04.Discovering

Apps for the sharing economy

Cars WAZE Waze is a navigation, mapping, traf c and parking tool that collects data from the app’s users to…

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05.Disrupted

Stopping the Press

The pre-digital policy of journalism for Canadians by Canadians has been disrupted. ARE WE MERELY PASSING THROUGH A TURBULENT TRANSITION…

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06.Cultivation

Bedrock: Airbnb shakes things up

DON NEWMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH AARON ZIFKIN AIRBNB’S COUNTRY MANAGER FOR CANADA Airbnb has revolutionized the way we live —…

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The Ideas of May

In what is by now a familiar refrain, voters in the United Kingdom have unceremoniously bucked the received wisdom of…

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08.Crisis

Brand wagon: Burnishing your personal brand

Your individual brand can be a critical differentiator – for better and for worse. Once upon a time, it mattered…

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09.

Social media in crisis

Everyone has people in their personal and professional lives whose opinion they value more than others. A number of variables…

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10.Transforming

Evolution of a crisis

In an age of chronic disruption, crises have become more common – and complex. For all of the social media…

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11.Stirring

World, Interrupted

We live in a world of disruption. In 2017, we seem to lurch from one international crisis to the next, led by…

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12.Politics

Follow the leader: Mid-term mandate for the Liberals

The real test for every new government is knowing when to pivot while class is still in session. The election…

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