Wise Law Blog: Using Social Media To Build Your Online Reputation

BY GARRY J. WISE, SENIOR COUNSEL  I was recently interviewed by Law Times correspondent Jim Middlemas on the role of social media in Canadian law practices. It was a good opportunity to briefly discuss the history of Canada’s legal blogosphere and to recall the early years of Wise Law Blog. See the resulting article, Using social ...

Scripturient: Reputation, reputation, reputation

Real estate agents and retaillers have a saying: Location, location, location. But for politicians that can be amended to read: Reputation, reputation, reputation. The reputation of the whole community hinges on that of its politicians. After all, the tree is known by its fruit. Remember the Rob Ford scandals? Talk show hosts around the world used ...

Carbon49 - Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Sustainability: Canada’s Strengths and Weaknesses

A large scale study by OfficeMax Grand & Toy comparing Canadian companies to their world peers finds Canada leads in capturing cost reduction from sustainability initiatives but lags global leaders in driving profitability through collaboration. Broader collaborations with customers, suppliers, government and policy makers may be a key to unlocking the next phase’s rewards. As Canadians, ...

The Scott Ross: America Falling Or World Rising

The United States’ influence is declining in the world, but there is at least one reason why Americans shouldn’t lament. It is not that the United States is falling behind but it is that the world is catching up. The weakening of America’s superiority may raise concern at home, but Americans should draw comfort in ...