When I was in my 20s, I got laid off and decided to start my own business out of my apartment. Looking back, I learned a couple critical things then that still guide how I run a global company. ht.ly/HkOz30lIluF
Hey @hootsuite peeps, thought you might find this of interest - I'm starting a craft brewery! ow.ly/oLZ830lu4pr Please RT and tell all your friends. cc @invoker
An estimated 2/3rds of software engineering grads from Canada’s top universities leave to pursue jobs abroad. Is it time for a different approach to Canada’s brain drain? I share some thoughts in @financialpost ow.ly/ZkY430lj2aA
1/5: We’ve gotten used to talking about the risks of “population explosion,” but @axios offers a different take in this article. In big parts of the world, it’s actually population decline that’s the emerging threat. ow.ly/Z9tJ50i5CH5
A couple key lessons I learned about #entrepreneurship ... growing up "off-the-grid" in rural Canada. My thoughts for @medium. owl.li/puxc30kUdjU
Some entrepreneurial hacks I learned growing up “off-the-grid” on a small farm. linkedin.com/pulse/entrepre…
The number of hockey references by @invoker at #HootSocialBreakfast made this Canadian expat smile 🙌🇨🇦🏒 - Growth trends in chat are like a hockey stick - On innovation, you've got to move to where the puck is heading Thanks for an excellent panel and keynotes @hootsuite!
Could the new Open Data Initiative announced this week by @Microsoft, @Adobe and @SAP transform customer experience? My thoughts for @Forbes ht.ly/oc1230m1fa7
How social media can play a critical role in strengthening democracy, too. Some thoughts on a topic that’s very personal to me. ht.ly/ytnp30lGpup Cc: @harari_yuval @elipariser
The 2 Paradoxical Skills Every Leader Needs - mailchi.mp/invoker/newsle…
It took me a while to learn to balance the urge to lean in and the need to back off as a leader. Some thoughts on why these two skills are so important and how to keep them in check. #leadership #entrepreneurship #lifehacks owl.li/Up5G30li03Y
Am I an imposter? It’s a question lots of entrepreneurs ask (me included). Here’s how I’ve wrestled with (and beaten) “imposter syndrome,” via @LinkedInEditors owl.li/BX7330l4WXZ
Am I an imposter? It’s a question lots of entrepreneurs ask (me included). Here’s how I’ve wrestled with (and beaten) “imposter syndrome,” via @Inc inc.com/ryan-holmes/ov…
How do we democratize access to innovation and give young entrepreneurs everywhere a better shot at success? Excited to launch a new type of barrier-free accelerator - LOI Labs. More details on @Medium owl.li/v4mH30kyhsU cc: @LOIUnplugged
#Fakenews. #Deepfakes. #FakeInfluencers. How do we tell what’s real anymore on social media? I share a few ideas on the future of “content validation” via LinkedIn ht.ly/SI5030lZ7XT
A glimpse into @Hootsuite’s early days, circa 2009! I talk bootstrapping, cardboard desks and rooftop BBQs with @BusinessInsider ht.ly/ySCm30lBWqS #TBT
Enjoyed reading @hootsuite CEO's @invoker career journey from pizza maker to software developer to entrepreneur. What if more employees were helped to think about their strengths, passions and how to weave them into work? #inspiration #Careers #Talent fastcompany.com/40555390/5-eas…
For all the bluster, deep down entrepreneurs can be very insecure. Does what I’m doing actually matter? How do I know I’ve earned my place? My thoughts on how I’ve wrestled with “imposter syndrome. ow.ly/OCjp30lbu4b
1/4: WDYT? Is cycling the new golf? Great piece here on the networking role that cycling is increasingly playing in the startup and tech community (ow.ly/KHoj30kYUrv). We’ve had a cycling culture at Hootsuite for years, with our own riding group and team kit.
Why the path of following your heart may not be the easiest one, but is the only one truly worth following - mailchi.mp/invoker/newsle…
In an era of deepfakes and disinformation, how do we restore trust in content? My thoughts on the future of “content validation” for @FastCompany ht.ly/3xwz30lR4sI
This is how social media can strengthen democracy in 2018 (not just undermine it) ht.ly/WxeL30lyVUy My thoughts for @VentureBeat
It's #InternationalYouthDay! Check out how Hootsuite CEO, @invoker, invests and supports young entrepreneurs: ow.ly/p3Uw30lhqRc #hootsuitelife
So, I’m a doctor now … kinda (ow.ly/wMYY30l9Pep). I was called up on stage to get an honorary doctor of laws degree from UBC earlier this summer (ironic considering I dropped out of college almost 20 years ago).
4/4: More info from Twitter’s CFO on why the impact on user numbers will actually be far less than it might seem: twitter.com/nedsegal/statu…
As a Nuzzel user I am pretty excited about this integration. Thanks for being part of our ecosystem @abrams twitter.com/abrams/status/…
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