Join Paul Zammit, the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden. He is a regular speaker at garden clubs and horticultural trade shows across Canada and in the United States, as he discusses:
Day: June 4, 2019
“In his book The Ages of the Investor, William Bernstein describes a mythical employer named Uncle Fred who offers investors a retirement savings scheme determined by the flip of the coin. One side of the coin results in a +30% annual gain while the other side gives you a -10% loss in a given year.”
On May 21st, Jeff Hammond, Golf Fitness Professional at The Thornhill Golf and Country Club presented at our May Lunch and Learn. His role at the golf club is to help golfers improve their game through a thorough screening process which analyzes swing mechanics, physical fitness and movement quality.
As a business owner, I notice everything. I have to. In order for me to stay competitive, I need to be aware of what other businesses are doing around me and adjust accordingly. I can thank my years of riding a motorcycle for this tendency. You have to be ultra-aware when riding a motorcycle. Instead of looking at a car, you must look through the windshield of the car and see the driver’s eyes – you need to know that they see you too.
We have all heard the narrative before that millennials spend too much. “They likely would rather spend $15 on avocado toast then save for a rainy day”. Although this may be true, it is short sighted and not looking at the bigger picture of the landscape our marketplace. How companies reach consumers has changed. Today you could have viewed 20- 50 ads in just 10 minutes of scrolling through an app on your phone. This means companies are spending less on an advertising but reach a broader target market.