Paul Barter

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So far Paul Barter has created 15 blog entries.

Is Google the new Berkshire Hathaway?

First Published in the Globe and Mail Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 5:20PM EDT / Last updated Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 7:57PM EDT
Warren Buffett is famously uninterested in modern technology, and yetGoogle Inc. is acting very much like a modern day Berkshire Hathaway, the firm he took control of 50 years ago that has outperformed the S&P 500 […]

Toronto Should Embrace Innovation, Not Police It

First Published on Huffington Post: 04/26/2015 10:54 pm EDT

It’s been an interesting year so far in the centre of the Canadian universe. Back in January the Economist named Toronto the “best place to live in the world.” The one fly in the ointment? Transportation and gridlock.

In February, newly elected Mayor John Tory headed to Parliament Hill […]

What digital marketers can learn from Game of Thrones

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By Jeff DeChambeau & Paul Barter

TV is better now than it’s ever been. It’s being said we’re in a Golden Age of TV. Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, The Walking Dead, Homeland, Girls, Mad Men, Louie, Justified, and of course, Breaking Bad.

There are more hours of […]

What the internet can learn from the lightbulb

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By Jeff DeChambeau & Paul Barter

“We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.”

With those words and the flick of a switch, Thomas Edison unleashed the first commercially viable light bulb into the world of 1879. On-demand illumination was a revelation. Everyone wanted it and the newly founded […]

Be Forward Thinking To Discover Tomorrow’s Great Jobs Today

First Published on Huffington Post: 04/14/2015 5:42 pm EDT

Canadian hockey icon Wayne Gretzky famously said “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” Anyone who wants a great job in our rapidly changing economy should apply the same thinking to their employment choices. Quite simply, they should move away from […]