I know it sounds really stupid and hopelessly naïve but the point I’m really trying to get at is simply, does every career win or loss lead you closer to where you really want to be? I am unfortunately not someone who believes in fate or that everything is ‘meant to be’. I just can’t bring myself to trust that … Continue reading Is It Possible to Make Mistakes In Life?
How many of you are on twitter? Now, how many of you would be willing to pay for it? Well the good news is that you won’t have to. The bad news is, you might need to. Twitter has officially started testing a new beta subscription service that is designed to increase the reach that … Continue reading Paying $99/month for Twitter?
Ah the oil and gas industry, what would we do without it? Humans have been using oil since something like 4000 BC, so you can imagine that the sudden abandonment of fossil fuels is virtually impossible. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the global oil demand reached over 97 million barrels per day in … Continue reading Are We Actually Running Out Of Oil?
We’ve all been there. Stuck in a Twitter vortex for upwards of an hour, or worse, the Instagram sink hole. Most people think that ‘wasting’ time on social media is bad for productivity and wastes time. Well, ok fine — I agree. BUT it doesn’t have to be. Our culture is completely obsessed with obsessed with sharing. … Continue reading Using Social Media to Increase Productivity
If you live in Canada, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Many Canadians have spent more time travelling overseas rather than explore their own country based on cost alone. Depending on the time of year it can be more expensive to fly from Toronto to Vancouver than to fly to Europe. A quick … Continue reading Why Is It So Expensive To Fly in Canada?
The beauty industry is absolutely massive. Producing something like 445 billion dollars in sales, you can imagine that there is a lot of money to be made in this industry. This means that in addition to long-standing cosmetics giants such as L’Oréal, the market for smaller companies has grown and is thriving. The room for newcomers … Continue reading “Natural” Beauty Products: Gimmick or Game Changer?
Oh Snapchat. The photo/video-sharing platform beloved by many a teen and twenty/thirty-something clinging to youth. The rise of Snapchat amongst millennials has truly been a thing of beauty, with the success largely due to the genius of CEO Evan Spiegel’s uncanny ability to tap into what young people really want out of … Continue reading Is Snapchat Dead?
At the end of the day we’re all slaves to our biology. While our brains are extremely complicated, humans - like all animals – can be pretty easily tricked into feeling good about something and then doing whatever it takes to achieve that feeling. Fortunately, you might be able to use this behavioural trait to … Continue reading How To Hack Your Brain’s Reward System For Increased Motivation