Ross Beaty is one of the few true magnates of the mining world. Geologist, entrepreneur, and investor, his peers can be counted on one hand… with digits to spare. In this far reaching interview, we discuss how Ross has managed to carve out one of the biggest careers in natural resources history.
If you come in and you’re quite cavalier and you don’t respect mother nature, and the other contributing factors that can affect a project severely you’re going to end up in trouble. Brandon Duncan is the President and Founder of Backcountry Resources, a Yukon based construction, management and logistics company
I think the worst advice I’ve ever received is: that’s the way it’s done. It should never be like that, there is always a new way to approach something. Even if it’s been done the same way for years and years, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t approach whatever that task
My kids are mowing lawns and washing cars in their spare time on weekends. The sort of jobs a 9 and 10-year old can get without doing too much damage. I think it’s a vastly better use of their time than sitting indoors, gaping at an Xbox, playing the latest
“The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change…” Leo Buscaglia nailed it with the quote above. Ask any friends, colleagues or contacts you know who’ve enjoyed success about risk.
Gratitude… It’s more than simply being thankful for what one has. It is, I believe a core attribute for success…a necessary ingredient if you will. One of the great advantages to actively investing directly into private businesses, is that over the years I’ve managed to obtain insight into hundreds of businesses, and
By: Gordon McWilliam There are consequences… In 1986 Michael Gerber wrote about the need for business owners to “Work on their business, not in their business” if they wanted to be successful. How right he was. Over the years Chris Steely and I have worked with hundreds of businesses and
In the spirit of a little light-hearted capitalist banter, and hoping we don’t offend too many of you, I offer the following dispatch. As I am a capitalist with a bit of a “dark humor” streak, I will offer up the following business opportunity to anyone interested… For those of you