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