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Ego, Tech and the 'Bro' Culture

Unchecked ego has been the downfall of many a man (and, to be clear, it’s mostly men).

The latest example isĀ Uber CEO Travis Kalanick who resigned after an unending… 878 more words

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Plain Language: An Innovative Solution That Will Change The World

When I first started working with tech companies a few years ago, I was sitting with a founder in Toronto having a conversation about the company’s goals moving forward. 870 more words

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Top 5 Tech PR Blunders of 2016

It’s a troubling trend.

Many of the top PR mistakes in 2016 have included people and companies in the tech sector. It’s actually uncanny how many there have been — and an indicator that tech needs to start paying more attention to reputation management and not just marketing. 996 more words

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White Noise: A New Era of Politicians Hijacking The News

There’s a scene in the movie “Gladiator” where General-turned-slave, Maximus (played by Russell Crowe), is worried he will be unfairly killed by the King during competition. 2,259 more words

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The Anatomy of an Apology

Like most Canadians, I’m an expert in apologies. We are mocked globally for saying “sorry” for everything — even when someone else is in the wrong. 780 more words

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The 7-Year Itch

It was 7 years ago today I walked away from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

I always wanted to start a company that helps organizations and people tell their stories more effectively. 323 more words

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The Olympic Teflon Brand

I sat there reading the news this past week and couldn’t help but wonder: what would Roger Jenkins think? Would he care? Or is he still a believer in the Olympic movement? 1,329 more words

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