The Canadian economy is staging a revival after the Great Recession. During the Recession, some brave individuals launched their own ventures. Eric Morse and Paul Woodford, leaders of QuantumShift, Canada’s premier executive development leadership program and network of entrepreneurs, interviewed 400 individuals. They asked them what they wished they had known and done from the
As Canada’s population continues to age, immigration will play an increasingly important role in the creation of new businesses but it won’t be the only solution. A recent study released by the Fraser Institute suggests that the demographic shift towards an older population is already dragging down the number of new businesses starting in Canada.
It has been proven time and again that a bottoms-up community-led entrepreneurship can yield far better results than expressly-designed innovation ecosystems that claim to stimulate innovation and business drive. The Canadian government has been spending a lot in the latter, overlooking the important role grassroots community entrepreneurs could play today. A fine example of community