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Thanks Steve

I still remember fondly the first computer ever to find its way into the family home. The Apple IIe was magic, allowing these clumsy finger to type badly, then delete the virtual mistakes.


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Posted by Carey Miller - October 5, 2011 at 10:17 pm

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A History of Corporate Whining

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. I think a good cartoon is worth at least five hundred. In that spirit, I give you five hundred words by Barry A. Deutsch from the Ampersand blog on the history of corporate responses to regulation.

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Posted by Carey Miller - October 1, 2011 at 7:06 pm

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Election 41 – It feels great to do the right thing

Somehow 11:00 has turned into 19:15 at the James Morton campaign. It has been a long day but everyone has gained energy. This is the feeling of doing the right thing.

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Posted by Carey Miller - May 2, 2011 at 6:36 pm

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Campaign Manager Training

I am sitting in a room of Liberals in downtown Toronto, listening to a series of presentations delving into the details around communications and campaign management. What strikes me is how similar these discussions are to those I have been a part of in many businesses.

Good management of the product and brand. Good control of the message. Motivation of workers. Incentives for workers. Marketing to prospects.

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Posted by Carey Miller - March 12, 2011 at 11:53 am

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Globalization and Outsourcing Questions

I am told that our (North American) economies are transitioning to a service economy, providing high-value services while outsourcing manufacturing to low cost countries. This is supposed to keep our economies growing and grow the economies of our trading partners, increasing the size of the pie and raising the boat for all (mixed metaphor intentional).

Here are my questions:


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Posted by Carey Miller - January 26, 2011 at 7:07 am

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Nanos Poll: Ford Lead Expands

“With only five weeks to go until election day, Mr. Ford has the backing of 45.8 per cent of decided voters, while former front-runner George Smitherman has the support of 21.3 per cent of decided voters. Joe Pantalone (16.8 per cent), Rocco Rossi (9.7 per cent) and Sarah Thomson (6.4 per cent) round out the top five contenders, according to a Nanos Research telephone poll of 1,021 Torontonians conducted between Sept. 14 and Sept. 16.”


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Posted by Carey Miller - September 19, 2010 at 10:55 pm

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