1. Lived It Lecture featuring Michael H. McCain - Entrepreneurship 101 2009/10


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    Michael McCain, President and CEO of Maple Leaf Foods shares his experiences in running Canada's leading food processor and exporter. In particular, he discusses the role and importance of entrepreneurial professionalism in growing a small enterprise into a large company. This is part of a series of “Lived It” lectures in the program, sessions that offer a great opportunity to hear firsthand and ask questions about the experience of starting up an innovative company—from people who have seen it and done it.

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    • Lived It Lecture featuring Robert Deluce - Entrepreneurship 101 2009/10


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      Robert Deluce, President and CEO of Porter Airlines, leads an entrepreneurial team dedicated to restoring dignity to the regional air travel experience. This counter-intuitive approach is winning new fans every day as the airline continues adding destinations, aircraft and employees, while helping revitalize Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as a vital downtown transportation hub. Mr. Deluce discusses Porter’s business strategy, its future plans and the competitive environment in this notoriously cutthroat industry. This is part of a series of “Lived It” lectures in the program, sessions that offer a great opportunity to hear firsthand and ask questions about the experience of starting up an innovative company – from people who have seen it and done it.

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      • Creating a Sales and Business Development Strategy - Entrepreneurship 101 2009/10


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        You've developed a great technology idea and now it's time to sell it. Sales and business development are key drivers of growth for start-ups but business-to-business sales is a complex process, especially when your technology is new to the market. This session will help you prepare for your first sale/s by covering: types of sales/distribution channels and how to choose the right one for you, identifying the right targets, stages of the Sales Funnel, the sales call (booking it, preparing for it, and conducting it) , identifying sales risks and challenges closing a sale . Given the critical importance of selling for a start-up, this is a can't-miss session. MaRS - Building Canada’s next generation of global technology companies. www.marsdd.com

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        • Leading from the Emerging Future, Part One


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          Change is pounding existing institutions, communities and countries like massive waves in an ocean storm. Being able to transform change into sustainable growth is becoming an essential skill. Conventional ways to create strategy and make decisions are inadequate and often counter-productive. Each of us, whether consciously or not, is a catalyst for the emergence of our common future. The possibility of all of us acting in coordination toward shared, deeply felt community goals is emerging. Dr. Kelly can be contacted at mkelly@amcinc.com

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          • Start & Grow a Healthy Business in a Recession


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            This is an educational video by Mike Michalowicz of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. In this video you will learn WHY now (in a down economy) is the best time to start a new business, or to grow the one you already have. Additionally Mike outlines WHAT steps to take and HOW to do it. Have a pen and paper ready.

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            • Here's how we're going to end factory farming.


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              Factory farming is a huge problem. But the solution is simple, if you'll join us. Watch this short 2 minute video to see how... Help make a kinder world possible at www.MakeitPossible.com "Perpetuum Mobile" composed by Simon Jeffes, published by Editions Penguin Café, performed by The Penguin Cafe Orchestra, reproduced with the permission of Fable Music Pty Ltd (Australia) and EMI.

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              • Umair Haque @ Daytona Sessions vol. 2 - Constructive Capitalism


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                February 12, 2009, Stockholm

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                • Introducing Step Change's Performance Pathways


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                  Standing out from the crowd is everything. We create simplicity in marketing strategy by identifying the differences that can really make the difference.

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                  • FTL: Faster than Light - Trailer


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                    FTL is a "Spaceship simulation roguelike-like". It will be released September 14th, 2012 on Windows, Mac and Linux. It will be available for purchase from our website, Steam and GoG.com. Website: http://www.FTLgame.com Twitter: @FTLGame Contact: devteam (at) FTLgame (dot) com Music: Ben Prunty (www.benprunty.com) Trailer Editing: John Chiarelli

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                    • RESONANCE


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                      Chris and Patrick Hosmer produced this video for the global innovation consultancy Continuum. It's about ideas and the people who create them.

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