Profiles & Interviews
A childhood spent helping her mother access treatment for serious illnesses sparked ambitions for new Schulich Medicine student.
Ivey Intouch Alumni Magazine Larry Lau and Waylon Sharp, both EMBA '18, are educating the world about oysters as a sustainable food option, one 'shuck' at a time.
Ivey Intouch Alumni Magazine Many Western Ivey School of Business alumni are focusing on the positives in an otherwise negative situation — the silver linings. Profile of four Ivey alumni and how they're making the best of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Western News The part-time lecturer at Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music, and prolific Canadian opera director, starts his five-year appointment at the Royal Swedish Opera next summer.
Ivey Intouch Alumni Magazine Meet some of this year’s impressive Ivey School of Business graduates who have overcome challenges, grown from the diverse perspectives of fellow classmates, and leave Ivey feeling equipped to face this new world as alumni.
Ivey Intouch Alumni Magazine (page 50) After his life was turned upside down, Trevor Koverko, HBA ’12, left a hockey career behind and turned his attention to building a business with blockchain technology.
London Inc. Magazine pages 28-29 Connecting egg donors with intended parents, a fertility coordination agency hits the ground running.
Western Alumni Gazette How savvy entrepreneur, Amanda Aiken Verall, is empowering women on the web.
Business London Magazine On Location: Specializing in documentaries, Triana Media finds inspiration from near and far.
Your Foodservice Magazine Balzac's Coffee Roasters experiences caffeinated growth.
Cover story - Business London Magazine London art gallery owner, Michael Gibson, and his improbable ascent to higher ground.
Despite the number of coffee shops — both chains and independents — full-serve restaurants can certainly get a big piece of the coffee consumption dollar with a little bit of java savvy.
Western News Western University Canada students' Project Lightbulb will vie for $30,000 at global finals this summer for the World's Challenge Challenge
Chef Connexion Despite the daily challenges of managing food allergies Canadians still enjoy dining out. So when they know you're making their health a priority, and can have a worry-free dining experience, chances are they'll come back for more.
Richard Ivey School of Business What is the fair way to judge how a CEO should be compensated? Professor Frank Li researches fair compensation models for CEOs.
Richard Ivey School of Business Professor Ning Su’s research explores the impact of new 3D printing technology on business and society.
Richard Ivey School of Business Is a paycheque enough to motivate employees to do their best? Assistant Professor Kun Huo looks at what motivates employees in the workplace.
Via Rail London, Ontario may not be the first city on your list of places to visit in Canada, but you should definitely consider making the trip.
Costco Connection Connecting with the Media: How to get the word out about your business.
Costco Connection Why retailers should focus on the purchasing power of Millennials, Gen Y and Gen Z.
Your Convenience Manager Magazine How the convenience store industry is using the internet to connect with customers.
Your Convenience Store Manager Magazine Benefits of Tracking the Hot Teen Market for Convenience Stores *This article received an IABC Virtuoso Award of Excellence for features and editorial writing.
Chef Connexion Restaurants tap into what diners are looking for to quench their thirst.
Your Foodservice Manager Magazine Salads - Good for your waistline and your bottom line.
FoodBiz.ca Mildred's Temple Kitchen - Using social media to get the word out about your restaurant.
Lyndon O'Hearn, Lone Star Texas Grill corporate chef says sprucing up his menu with warmer fare says changing up the menu doesn't mean a complete redesign.
Canadian Business (formerly Profitguide) A list of Canadian organizations designed to help women entrepreneurs through networking, mentoring, and connections.
Canadian Business (formerly Profitguide) A trend among entrepreneurs: the desire to share their real-world business experience with students.
Essays & Opinion
Next Avenue A writer's experience and an expert's advice [Editor's note: This is the third story in a four-part weekly series on meditation, including its benefits for pain management, mental health and overall well-being.]
Next Avenue After loss, it's a different path to 'the new normal' for those with depression. "Thank you for the intervention. Friends and family came to be with me. I agreed to be admitted to hospital. Am waiting for a bed. I had a horrible breakdown. I am sorry for worrying you."
Headspace.com Personal narrative: My first holiday without my husband and how family helped me.
Headspace.com Personal narrative: How my cats helped me through grief and loss. Joey the cat (as I fondly call him) jumps up on my desk again. I am annoyed because he knows he shouldn't be there. He looks directly into my eyes. "I want your attention," they tell me. "Stop what you're doing! Focus on me, here, now, in this moment."
Headspace.com Narrative: People don't always know what to say to someone who's grieving so they often say the wrong things. Here are some tips on what not to say. "It was the day before the third anniversary of my husband's death. The first anniversary was excruciating. The second was difficult but easier than the first. By the third year, I was at acceptance, the final stage of grief, where despite the loss and sorrow, I was finding happiness."
Headspace.com Personal Narrative: Reflections on grief and relationships. We spend so much of our waking lives avoiding death-in more ways than one. When it comes to talking about the inevitable, it isn't always easy.
Headspace.com Personal Narrative: How meditation helped me through grief. Personal Narrative: "It may sound cliché, but my life changed forever the day my husband, Bob, died. After 30 years of shared memories and life as I knew it, I went from we to me and began my journey of intense grieving. Grief isn’t the life you choose, it chooses you. It’s continually moving from 'I have to tell him that,' to 'Oh no! I can’t!' in a split second."
Contently As freelancers, we generally work on our own. As humans, we get sick. So how do we handle sick days and still meet client expectations?
Make a Living Writing 6 Ways to Serve Clients Tasty Content for Clients
The Content Marketing Writer How to use social media to land clients.
Chefequipment.comThis guide was written to help foodservice industry owners to will walk them through a list of essential tools for their business for serving ice cream and frozen treats that wow their customers and bump up their sales.
Chefequipment.com This guide will help you start your business as a food truck owner; from business plan to purchasing a food truck to marketing and more, it's all here.
SilverChef.com This guide has been complied to help you understand the difference between the various commercial pizza ovens, features, and brands so you can make an informed decision about buying the best commercial pizza oven to buy for your business in Canada.
SilverChef.com This guide has been complied to help you understand the difference between the various commercial deep fryers, features, and brands so you can make an informed decision about buying the best commercial deep fryer to buy for your business in Canada.
Chefequipment.com This guide was prepared to help food truck restaurant owners what they need to know to furnish and kit their mobile business and what to consider before making purchases.
SilverChef.com This guide has been complied to help you understand the difference between the various commercial refrigerators, features, and brands so you can make an informed decision about buying the best commercial refrigerator for your business in Canada.
SilverChef.com This guide has been complied to help you understand the difference between the various commercial coffee machines, features, and brands so you can make an informed decision about buying the best commercial coffee machine for your business in Canada.
I'm a Contributing Author for the book The Fur-Bearing Trout...and Other True Tales of Canadian Life where I tell my story of living on both sides of the U.S./Canadian border. Copies available on Amazon.ca and Amazon.com.