In the Minds of Men

We live in this crazy world being played out in the minds of men. Humility hiding in the depths of our souls. A battle being waged, as God protects the balance. We think we know, but we have no idea. And I am once again on the sidelines feeling powerless.

Is this Freedom?

Capitalists, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Bankers, Shareholders, Economists – they like to talk about freedom and individual liberty and think it can be found in the free market. Libertarians, Conservatives, Liberals, The United States Declaration of Independence, Republicans, Democrats, Politicians – they like to talk about freedom and individual liberty and think it can be found in … Continue reading Is this Freedom?

Do Intellectual Property Rights Hinder Creativity or Protect the Creator?

Larry Lessig - Professor of Law at Stanford Law School presents arguments for limited control to the creator and then advocates to "let that content live freely for people to develop and transform as they want." He draws his arguments from his interpretation of the original intent of the Constitution of the United States and … Continue reading Do Intellectual Property Rights Hinder Creativity or Protect the Creator?

Social Entrepreneurs Are Key to Diversifying Alberta’s Economy

What is a Social Entrepreneur? I define a Social Entrepreneur as an entrepreneur that trades off short-term profits in exchange for long-term financial sustainability in order to create jobs for those currently excluded from the mainstream economy. Social Entrepreneurs are often associated with a "triple-bottom line" approach that values a balance of social, economic and … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurs Are Key to Diversifying Alberta’s Economy

Striking a Balance between Collaboration and Competition

Today's Alberta Primetime Interactive Question is: What impact would eliminating score-keeping have on Alberta kids playing minor sports? In my opinion, it's important to continue to score-keep in sports. Choosing to eliminate score-keeping would take away a valuable and necessary learning opportunity from children. There is a creative tension that exists between collaboration and competition. When … Continue reading Striking a Balance between Collaboration and Competition