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RIP, Typewriter

The summer before I started to study journalism at university, I spent hours in the basement of my parent’s house learning how to type on a manual typewriter. To graduate, you had to type so many words a minute so … Continue reading

Without Core Messaging, You’re DOA

Over the past few months, I have been doing a lot of core messaging work. It’s intellectually challenging and very interesting but it’s also an intense process because the end result can be elusive and take time to pin down. … Continue reading

What I Learned about Business in 2010

It is sometimes difficult to believe that it’s been two years since I started ME Consulting – a move that came more out of necessity after parting ways to PlanetEye, an online travel startup. In many respects, it has been … Continue reading

How to Be More Productive at Work

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column for the Globe & Mail on how to be more productive and efficient at work. It was inspired by the constant challenges that I meet in making my business operate better. This … Continue reading

Life Before Smartphones?

As I was leaving a downtown meeting yesterday, I saw a women running a hot dog cart. That in and of itself wasn’t interesting but what caught my eye was that she was intently checking her smartphone, oblivious to the … Continue reading

What’s Your Talent?

If, like me, you’ve read any of the many Rainbow Magic books, you’ll know that every fairy has a particular “talent”. Some fairies, for example, are really good at playing an instrument, while others excel at flying or dancing. So, … Continue reading