Lessons from the movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’​

I recently re-watched the movie 'The Dark Knight Rises', and I have to say, it is by far one of my favorite movies to date. The uses of symbolism is what makes this film easy to relate to and resonate with on a deeper level. If you know me well, you know that I like …

Technology Is Not a Generation Thing

"Millennials, it's so easy for them to adopt technology, they were pretty much born with an iPad in their hands." - everyone. I'm writing this article to propose the position that, to me, technology is not really a generation-specific thing. Here's why: Millennials don't always prefer technology I am one of them. To this day, …

Whenever You’re Ready

It was grade 5, I was nervous as hell. Overweight, insecure, unconfident, and about 30 seconds from passing out, the teacher yells "alright George, whenever you're ready." As the words vibrated through my ears, I stared at the audience before me; their thoughts, their words, and their non-verbal cues echoed a wave of ridicule that …

Thoughts on Personal Branding

Cut the Shit, Attack the Bull. The first and most important thing is to really understand who you are because if you don't start with self-reflection, you can't communicate or exemplify your brand to those around you. Your brand is not about what people think about you because what they think is a subconscious decision …

Lessons from My Second Rotation at TMX Group

I just finished my second rotation with Business Development/Product Management, and still can’t believe I have been with TMX Group for almost a year now – time really does fly fast! As always, with the end of each rotation, I’ve made it a tradition to share some of the lessons garnered: “If you fail to …