Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why we’re obsessed with innovation

Hardly a day goes by that we’re not lectured by a politician, academic or business leader to be more “innovative”. Canada is apparently falling behind in the world race to innovate and if we don’t do better, we’ll fail, or get fired, or end up in the poorhouse. In a recent Globe and Mail business… Read More »

How much does a writer need to know?

You might think this is an odd question for a writer to be asking, but it isn’t, really. We might assume that the more a writer knows about the subject matter, the better. And by “more”, I mean more facts, more information, more context and ideally, more wisdom and understanding. Generally this is true for… Read More »