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Toronto has not always had good press – not least from Canadians themselves.But even the locals have to admit that the place they love to loathe is having a moment. Mark Jones reports on how the city is being rebuilt,and meets key figures including Richard Florida in this renaissance.
Richard Florida heralds successful cities as those that attract and keep a creative citizenry. Toronto is a perfectmanifestation of his “Three T’s” index of good city building: technology,tolerance, and talent. Author Katrina Onstad takes a closer look at how the Three T’s of Toronto play out on thestreets, so invites five local “creative class” guides to show her theneighborhoods they love.
Organized by influential urbanist and author Richard Florida, Start-Up City: Miami will feature talks by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and AOL co-founder Steve Case on Wednesday, Feb. 13.
Richard Florida on NPR with Steve Inskeep discussing who wins and who loses as the highly skilled, creative class clusters around certain metro areas.
Thomas Frey shares eight shocking statements made in 2012, judged to be trend-setters for 2013 and beyond and discusses briefly how they will invariably shift our outlook on the future.
The professors on this list are all respected in their fields, successful in business and research, and highly active in the online community. They are working to make web-based communication technology an integral part of the lifelong learning experience for their students and anyone else who wants to tune in.
Who are the thinkers that shape discourse on the future of business and society? For the first time, the “Thought Leader Map” displays the names that set trends in the market of ideas with Richard Florida ranked #1.
As populations rise and the pressure for limited resources increases, smart thinking is needed -- in the form of smart cities, which harness technology to fight the challenges of urbanism, whilst maximising its creative and economic potential. In this article, you'll find the Top 20 individuals around the globe who are at the forefront of this movement, Richard Florida at #1.
Property Week's Claer Barrett interviews Richard Florida on what property developers can expect fromthe cities of the future?
Ten years ago, Richard Florida’s The Rise of the Creative Class turned its author into an unlikely academic rock star. Since then, the urban guru has become a Toronto resident, the head of U of T’s Martin Prosperity Institute, and an international lightning rod. He recently released a 10th-anniversary edition of the aforementioned tome. Courtney Shea catches up with Florida at one of his favorite Hogtown destinations, the Brick Works.
Richard Florida, one of the world's leading authorities on economic competitiveness, cultural and technological innovation, and demographic trends has been appointed Global Research Professor for the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS).
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) announced this week that Richard Florida has been named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute. The institute, with nearly 30,000 members worldwide, is a nonprofit education and research institute dedicated to responsible land use and the creation of thriving communities around the globe.
Gretchin Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, interviews Richard Florida on his thoughts on happiness, himself.
Fast Company continues its examination of the business book The Rise of the Creative Class with an interview of author Richard Florida.
Outlining his plan to create a rival to Silicon Valley in the East End of London on November 4th, Mr Cameron paid tribute to Richard Florida, an American urban economist, for devising a blueprint for government’s role in the economy.
Carl Frankel's interview with Richard Florida.
Interview with Richard Florida by Gretchen Rubin who was curious about how the author thinks about happiness in the context of his own life.
Royal Philips Electronics annouced the launch of the Philips Livable Cities Award, an initiative designed to generate practical, achievable ideas for improving the health and well-being of people living in cities. Individuals, community or non-governmental groups and businesses are eligible to participate in the Award program.
Royal Philips Electronics announces the launch of the Philips Livable Cities Award, an initiative designed to generate practical, achievable ideas for improving the health and well-being of people living in cities with Richard Florida as chair of the international panel of experts.
The Rotman prof by day, rock star by night—who just released his latest urban manifesto—reveals the 10 things he can’t live without.
Richard Florida ranks among those best twitter feeds for financial intelligence.
Richard Florida has faced off numerous critics since he arrived in Toronto. But the globe-trotting urbanist thinks the world can learn a lot from this city's past and people.
For a daily stream of business tips, life lessons, personal finance help, tech tips, and more, check out these incredibly insightful Tweeters, among them Richard Florida
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Richard Florida has brought big urban thinking to Canada? Will prosperity follow?
The Goal of Rotman's MIHNEA Moldoveanu is to create a new breed of business leader.
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