We need more artists in business.

We need more artists in business.

Recently, I wrote this blog article on my personal website. I was feeling nostalgic about my artsy days. I’ve had a very coloured past that included wild nights with a variety of artist friends, impromptu photo shoots, and the company of beautiful women, good...
Why Sudburian skepticism is a good thing.

Why Sudburian skepticism is a good thing.

I grew up in Chelmsford, Ontario, just outside of Sudbury. For anyone who’s not familiar with this area, it’s a small blue-collar town centered around the mining industry. It’s a unique place where about a third of the population speaks French. Back...
How I got away with it.

How I got away with it.

The most common thing people ask me, is this: “How’d you get away with it?”. The “it” they’re referring to has been many different things. From being able to work from home ten years ago, to working with some of the best actors in...
Careful who you listen to.

Careful who you listen to.

I grew up in a really small town, in Northern Ontario. When I moved to the “big city” (Ottawa), I was incredibly timid. I had a hard time adjusting to the pace, and to the mentality of working in a bigger town. The first thing I noticed was how people...
Doing it out of love.

Doing it out of love.

Sometimes, you have to write something out of honesty because the truth scratches at your feed, like a cat that needs to be fed. I enjoy writing articles that help people. But, sometimes, I also want to share things about myself. Sometimes, I just want to connect....
What my Dad taught me about business.

What my Dad taught me about business.

I grew up in Chelmsford, Ontario. It’s a small village just outside of Sudbury. My father was a mechanic, and later, a shop foreman. My mother was an elementary school teacher. We lived on an isolated road, with a forest in our backyard. It was a fairly simple life....