Recent Publications

Fast Company

Fast Company

How To Identify A Toxic Culture Before Accepting A Job Offer

With everyone touting their “amazing” culture it can be hard to tell who is telling the truth. Here are a few red flags to look for.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Canada becoming an in-demand destination for foreign tech talent

Toronto – and Canada, more broadly – is emerging as a tech powerhouse, causing a sudden reversal in the long-standing trend of Canadian talent moving south.

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Fast Company

Fast Company

This Is Why You Always Get Interrupted At Work

Your posture, tone of voice, and even your diet may play a part in getting your message across.

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Fast Company

Fast Company

Why Is There A Gender Gap In Side Hustles?

Research shows that men and women have different motivations for seeking a second paycheck.

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Politico

Politico

How Trump Made Justin Trudeau a Global Superstar

After one year, Canada’s charismatic young prime minister was struggling. Then Trump was elected.

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Fast Company

Fast Company

Beyond The Mythology: Telling The Real Stories Behind The iPhone

In his new book, The One Device, Brian Merchant traveled the world to research the secret history of the device that changed everything.

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Recent Blog Posts

July 19, 2016 ()

This is What a Freelance Writer’s Salary Looks Like

This graph represents the salary of a freelance writer and journalist over the past three and a half years. To be more precise, it represents my salary over the past three and a half years, starting from the day I quit my steady job at a content production startup to pursue a freelance writing career in […]

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January 4, 2016 ()

A Second Shot in the Dark: The Story Behind The Story

The last time I wrote a blog post like this was in the summer of 2013 (I recommend reading that post before continuing). It was only a few months after I had returned from an unlikely and ultimately unfruitful meeting at Rolling Stone HQ in New York City. Seeing a promising opportunity to fulfill a […]

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