When I was younger, I started trekking mountains. One day my mum said to me “only stupid people climb mountains; you will die.” Last night I was honoured to be on a fun panel at an event in Kingston, Ontario for student entrepreneurs and a couple fellow entrepreneurs (Jason Hurd and Sam Khan) made the… Read More Only stupid people start companies
On a blustery cold November night in St. John’s, Newfoundland seventeen years ago, a small black kitten strayed into the shelter of my apartment doorstep. This story about a cat named Pixel begins with that kitten. I had never had a cat though I had grown up with dogs aplenty. That night I took in… Read More Pixel the Cat
They say to fix a problem you have to first admit you have one. A year ago, I finally admitted that my e-mail inbox was a problem. I had three different addresses, tens of thousands of email in my global inbox with countless unread. I am sure I am not alone. From November 2014 to November 2015… Read More One year of e-mail freedom
Have you looked at your Facebook news feed lately? Or perhaps it’s your Twitter? Here are the titles of the blog posts that people are linking to on my Facebook feed: 31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer 25 Kids That Gave Absolutely Brilliant Answers On Their Tests. These Are Hysterically Genius.… Read More 5 Reasons I’m tired of these titles
If you are on Empire Avenue you may have noticed some rather major changes on the platform. And yes I’m being pretty understated. Let me see if I can summarize… Empire Avenue is a platform of social media influencers, marketers, enthusiasts and creatives. Using Empire Avenue’s Missions and Social Stocks game, you can truly grow… Read More Thank you Empire Avenue Community!
South Africa was part of my everyday life in university. I have never been to South Africa. I have never met Mr. Mandela. And yet for much of my university career South Africa loomed large. And now, I find myself looking back, as many are doing, and thinking about what Mr. Mandela meant to the… Read More Talkin’ about a Revolution