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Monthly Archives: November 2012

21 Fires: Fall-WInter

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Science Says Self-Direction is Motivating

Traditional notions of management are great if you want compliance. But if you want engagement, self-direction works better. Daniel Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us We’re exploring this premise in a Grade 12 business course I’m … Continue reading

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Worth Watching: Hard Drive on Toronto’s Entrepreneurs

Hard Drive is a very short film by Toronto production company 1880, telling the story of the entrepreneurial movement happening in the city right now. “Every day wasted is a day you’re not going to have later.” I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Entrepreneurship Week

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, and so this week many are using this as reason to celebrate the spirit and efforts of entrepreneurs. In Toronto, Ryerson is hosting a range of events through their Start Me Up program. And the SociaLight Entrepreneurship … Continue reading

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Procrastination: Present Self v Future Self

It’s taken me three weeks to write this post. Ever since I heard Dr Tim Pychyl talk about procrastination, I’ve been meaning to write something down. It just hasn’t happened. I’m not trying to be cheeky or intentionally self-referential, it’s … Continue reading

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