Friends and Options: Vancouver's Housing-Affordability Crisis

Friends and Options: Vancouver’s Housing-Affordability Crisis

It all started with him just wanting to be with his friends. Adam O’Neill’s quest for housing affordability in Vancouver is both utterly sincere and…

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How Founders Can Tell a Great Startup Story

How Founders Can Tell a Great Startup Story

In my role at Greylock Partners, I work closely with entrepreneurs to help them shape their company’s communications strategies. No matter the sector, I have…

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Race, Millennials, and the Problem (again) with Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Race, Millennials, and the Problem (again) with Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Last week, Forbes celebrated the accomplishments of outstanding millennials in its annual “30 Under 30” list. The list seeks to uplift and recognize the contributions…

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Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help

Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help

One of the biggest challenges companies are facing is the skills gap. While the job market still has not fully recovered, there are millions of…

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Why the Circular Economy Makes Business Sense

Why the Circular Economy Makes Business Sense

We are at a fork in the road in terms of the global economy. One path points to the same linear “take, make, and waste”…

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Young Prospects? Vancouver's Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

Young Prospects? Vancouver’s Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

Vancouver has morphed into a machine for screwing millennials. Unless we do something drastic, we will have deprived that generation of productive 20- to 35-year-olds…

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How Vancouver Can Foster Innovators

How Vancouver Can Foster Innovators

From the birth of Greenpeace to the conceptualization of the 100-mile diet, Vancouver has long been known as a place that spurs big ideas —…

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Alternative Generation: Youth Look to Co-Ops for Work

Alternative Generation: Youth Look to Co-Ops for Work

A new crop of co-ops run by young people present a non-conventional route to viable employment, as youth still suffer the effects of the economic…

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Student Dissent and the Future of Economics

Student Dissent and the Future of Economics

If the roaring success of the French economist Thomas Piketty is one indication of the disaffection with mainstream economics, the other signal that not everything…

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Are Startups Cool? Getting Into Startups With Your Eyes Open

Are Startups Cool? Getting Into Startups With Your Eyes Open

An old friend of mine dropped into San Francisco recently with her team from a Big Four firm, and while we caught up at the…

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