China. Brazil. Europe. Indonesia. Quiet and deliberate growth with careful steps to... to you.
They are the developing markets. And the developing markets are reaching out for experience, brands, research and development shops, resources. Are you ready? If you are not acquiring companies, then you are about to be acquired. If you are not defending yourself against an international takeover it is already too late.
The military attack is less effective than the economic. As companies invest in Canada, purchase Canadian talent and resources, adopt our models and frameworks and then improve them, as they become global giants in our backyard, we can either meet them and stand up, or we can falter.
The motto of 'Buy Canadian' was once a simple thought- now we have to work a little harder and research a little longer when we vote with our dollars.
Dieter Wentzel, CPHR