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Happy weekend to you!

The video clip below contains some insight from Peter Drucker on Canada and the way we do things here.

Have a watch.

And join us on Monday at MaRS on Monday for more Drucker stories about why Canada is special, how/why P&G grew in Cincinnati, how Jack Welch used planned abandonment to help GE do MORE ... and how he helped Andy Grove keep Intel one step ahead of its competitors. Sign up here:
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Jeremy PotvinExactly why Target failed.

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Jodi JohnsonSee you Monday Ben : )

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We live in a world of unrelenting disruptive innovation and business transformation. So, are there any constants?

Well, it's the 50-year anniversary of Peter Drucker's book "The Effective Executive" which bumped "The Joy Of Sex" off the bestseller list. For real. He's regarded as the founder of modern management; and his legend holds stories about how Andy Grove created OKRs, how Jack Welch applied planned abandonment to build GE. And, one that should be close to our hearts: the tricks P&G used to build a goliath business ... in Cincinnati (yeah, much smaller than Toronto).

I invited Zach First, the Executive Director or The Drucker Institute, to come to Toronto and share Drucker's stories. And Grove's stories. And Welch's stories.

He'll be here on Monday, at MaRS Discovery District. Mon, 26 September 2016; 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.
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Seriously, I know it's last minute, but you shouldn't miss this one :)

**Message me if you want to come meet Zach.**

Here's a teaser of Andy Grove talking about how Peter helped him and Gordon Moore build Intel.
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How was everyone's Startup Open House tonight across Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver? 👋🏽 ... See MoreSee Less

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LP MauriceTon of people walked through the door at Busbud in Montreal! Lots of fun!

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John Philip GreenHaving fun

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Leah Carrwe had tons of fun at Crowdmatrix. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!

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Danielle SmithHard to get traffic to your space if you're outside the King/Spadina cluster!

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Jaxson KhanSatish lots of folks at Influitive! We took people on a 'living history' tour of the office, with folks from different departments doing skits.

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Jasdeep NarangIt was prettttttttttyyyyyy awesome!

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Mihnea GaleteanuFunnest place for me was Hi Mama!

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Amrita ChandraGood turnout at CrowdRiff!

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Daneal CharneyAte too much candy at #Nulogy and 500pixels. Learned some cool stuff!

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Preet Arjun SinghHad an amazing time @ the AFTER PARTY at OneEleven! Cheers to the volunteers & the team for hosting everyone!

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Nora BiebersteinTeam OneEleven had a great time hosting & the after party was a lot of fun :)

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Craig HunterGood turnout at Ritual, thanks for another great year Satish and team!

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Robert LendvaiTough getting folks over to Liberty Village to visit Flixel. Disappointing.

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Bohdan ZabawskyjHad well over 100 people visit us at Mercauts. Going through the candidates asap. Congratulations on the event!

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Alan Hietalawe had 200+ come through the ecobee offices great time was had!

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Vikram KewalramaniHey Satish Kanwar, great chatting with you yesterday. Thanks for setting up SOH locally. Thanks John Philip Green for having us at your office. Very inspiring and motivating to see the hustle in the TO startup community.

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Douglas SoltysWe sent our newest staff writer out on her first Startup Open House last night. She had a blast: betakit.com/torontos-startup-scene-reveals-itself-at-my-first-startup-open-house/

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Abrar SiddiquiFirst time for us at Lucova Inc. participating in the event. Didn't expect such a large turnout as we got over 100 folks visiting us right from 3PM on the dot. Very encouraging to see so many young people interested in startups.

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Hey startup peeps! Do you have recommendation for a USD credit card for businesses by Canadian banks? Inclined to just stick with my regular bank (scotia) but wondering if there's more info/features I should be looking into. Any tips appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less

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Rob TyrieTD has a usd credit card. They have a great branch network in the stats.

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Thomas RankinIt's pretty easy to get a Chase Liquid.

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Rubsun HoCheck out Goldmoney - they have a gold denominated credit card that will save you a lot of money on the usual bank forex fees. And it's a Canadian "startup".

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Mark van BerkelI recently got a Amazon VISA that's provided by Chase bank, which has no foreign currency exchange fees. www.amazon.ca/gp/cobrandcard/marketing.html

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Misha PlotkineIf you're ok with using personal accounts for it, the Amazon visa as Mark van Berkel mentioned is the best choice, the no fx fee (you get charged the visa overnight rate which is usually just a bit above spot) means you will actually get a better rate on the fx conversion than with any Canadian bank because they take a spread to the spot rate. The same terms are actually provided on the Marriott rewards premier visa

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