This is how I get rid of distractions

This is how I get rid of distractions

Smartphones, the Internet, social media and emails are among the 10 biggest workplace distractions, finds a study from CareerBuilder. More than half of the employees polled reported that their biggest distraction at work is their cellphone. But technology can’t...
Stop thinking you’re not good enough

Stop thinking you’re not good enough

I’ve been there so often in my life that it’s almost become a horrible mantra in my head. That feeling of not being good enough for the people close to you. That feeling of being a failure to them. Of disappointing them with everything you are. Well guess what? Stop thinking like that.

The biggest design myth, debunked

The biggest design myth, debunked

Once upon a time, I did some work for my mother because I was going to do “a beautiful job” (her words). She thought I had a beautiful style and an eye for great design and liked to tell everyone how good I was. Unfortunately, my mother suffers from the belief that an age-old design myth is true. Here it is, debunked.

Big Canadian telecoms are scamming us big-time

Big Canadian telecoms are scamming us big-time

Canada continues, year after year, to fall at the bottom of the pile in terms of services (call, text and data) and fees, according to the OECD. And we all know who the culprits are: big Canadian telecom companies like Rogers, Bell and Telus. Earlier this year, they even raised the prices due to an already fairly weak Canadian dollar (the loonie) taking a turn for the worst. But who’s the victim here? They want you to think it’s them.

5 reasons why banner ads are dying

5 reasons why banner ads are dying

If you’ve ever noticed that no one is clicking on your banner ads, no matter the budget you put into how they’re made or how much they’re published all over the web, that’s nothing new. There are very real, and very sobering reasons why banner...