• Business
  • You Got Recognition Backwards

    TLDR; You got recognition backwards. Recognition is a double edged sword, be careful how you use it. It makes us feel validated and fuzzy inside which is great for the person being recognized, but can have a very harmful affect on others when someone undeserving gets recognized. Think about it, how many times have you […]

  • Rogers Media
  • Rogers Media: Advertisement Strategy

    Media hasn’t really changed too much over the last decade. With all the technology shifts that have taken place we’ve redefined how we receive our daily dose of information but the core monetization aka advertisement strategy for publishers remains the same. They have merely adopted more efficient technologies that help lower the costs of doing […]

  • Personal
  • 25 Years and Counting

    With my 25th birthday coming up this week, more and more of my time has been spent reviewing my life. I’ve been thinking about all the decisions I’ve made and where it’s all lead me. The personal and work relationships that’ve thrived and those that have fizzled out. The cross continental moves I’ve made, some […]

  • Data
  • Rogers Media: Understanding Content Consumption

    Catchup on the Rogers Media Business Objectives post! Understanding Content Consumption This is the core of all media analytics. In order to better serve your readers, you need to understand what articles are driving the most traffic. Where the people reading the article are coming from & whether or not they’re actually coming back is crucial data. […]

  • Data
  • Rogers Media: Business Objectives

    Rogers Media are the leading media company in Canada. Owning a whopping total of 90+ brands -including the likes of Sportsnet, Macleans, and Chatelaine – they reach around 95% of the Canadian population and as you can therefore imagine, their data practice is central to their business. Throughout the posts linked below you’ll get an insider’s […]

  • Personal
  • The Master Key to Success

    Success is a funny subject. There are plenty of books, videos and articles on the master key to success, most written by far more successful people than myself; pages of stories, tips, tricks & guides on to how to attain it. Ultimately, I’d argue it all really comes down to asking yourself one simple question. […]

  • Business
  • Digitalizing Red Brick Corporations

    TLDR; you can find the same challenges startups face inside of all major red brick corporations. Its called digitalization & its a lot harder but safer. A round up of the additional difficulties you’ll face when taking on the intrepreneur challenge. From my early days I’ve been obsessed with startups. This idea that you could […]

  • Data
  • Stitching Stats: YC

    YC

    It’s a place where people come together and conspire to create worthwhile products that provide value. A place where ideas get turned into billion dollar companies & impact the masses. YC has been called home by companies which have gone on to be worth a whopping 70 billion dollars, making it one of, if not the most […]