Finding new opportunities in challenging times - Gad Shaanan, award winning WD-40 designer


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One of the key questions that I hear today is, where are the new opportunities? With the amount of negative news it would seem like there is very few areas of the economy with needs. Ironically, there has never been more challenges. In the world around you, professionals and organizations are always looking for the next Ipod, Google, medical miracle or oil project. This week's podcast is with Gad Shaanan. He is one of Canada's most successful industrial designers. His firm just won the equivalent of an Oscar within his field - a best of 2007 I.D. award for packaging with his work on the new WD-40 can. Gad said âevery single day, thousands of new products and companies are created in the world by professionals who are not waiting for permission from the marketâ. From reinventing what we have, to coming up with a brand new widget. The world is not a static place, which is what makes this time in our career so exciting. What are you waiting for? This week, consider what needs "fixing" in your world, who knows the opportunity could be sitting in your garage. sit back relax and learn! 33 minutes

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