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The Five Forces of Business Acumen – Advice to Founders

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This is a column that builds on the topic I raised a while back. It's the topic of how do you, as the founder or CEO of a small business - or any business actually - separate the merely urgent from the truly important.

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About Iain Christie

Founder and CEO at SideKickSixtyFive Consulting and host of the Terranauts podcast. Iain is a seasoned business executive with deep understanding of the space business and government procurement policy. Iain worked for 22 years at Neptec including as CEO. He was a VP at the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management.