AVRAM: If Alberta’s diversification track record has been embarrassingly bad, so has its consistently inconsistent ability to stay the course
AVRAM: Albertans always find ways to create opportunity out of adversity
AVRAM: For businesses and non-profit groups, communicating in this kind of environment and reaching an audience can be tricky
AVRAM: Although the “compassion industry” is almost universally accepted as virtuous, its outcomes are almost entirely unexamined.
AVRAM: The public has more confidence in non-government organizations and even business leaders than government to solve society’s ills.
JONI AVRAM: Businesses need to move from doing things for First Nation communities and start being involved with them.
The Ice Bucket Challenge represents a radical shift in the fundraising dynamic.
‘We’re making a difference’ creates a false sense of impact which hampers the ability to make a real impact.