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My New Mentor

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by nowimhere, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. nowimhere

    nowimhere Regular Member

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    Ever heard of the Calgary Flames?
    They played in the 2004 Stanley Cup finals?
    Most Calgarians will tell you they one that game.
    But thats a different story.

    Back to business.

    My mentor was one of the origional investors of the Calgary Flames.
    She also was one of the origional investors of a skiing mountain close by named Sunshine. She also has investments in the Calgary Zoo.
    Her Husband started the School of Business at the University of Calgary.

    She is a brilliant woman. And has much knowledge.
    She also has a deep understanding of business.
    Like stupidly deep.

    Its awesome!

    Beyond a business coach. She agree's with my opinion's in life.
    She's is fun to hang around.

    Totally stocked.

    They are a incredibly influential family here in Calgary.

    :D

    And I totally have a new friend.

    I was thinking about making a product of some kind.

    Any idea what questions I should ask her?
     
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  2. djedje70

    djedje70 Regular Member

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    none of ur fr#$%ing biz dude!!!
    Yeah, I have one.
    Does she think like me that the only reason the Flames beat us in '89 is called Al Macinnis?
     
  3. nowimhere

    nowimhere Regular Member

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    I guess I could.
    But the truth is I don't care much.
     
  4. rubberband

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    A good business person is someone to keep very close to you. My recommendation is to not ask her general/stupid questions. Always ask specific things like "I'm thinking of investing in this idea. Do you think I should be concerned about so-and-so?"

    Of course, don't abuse the relationship either. She'll know if the only reason you want to talk is to get information out of her.
     
  5. nowimhere

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    Agreed.

    We usually talk about all types of things.

    She also does not mind talking about business, and helping me specifically with that, too.

    So its pretty sweet.