Writing Samples

Service, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy (v. 2020)

Leaders serve their team; not the other way around Sometimes the word “leadership” is misleading. To lead comes the assumption that you have all the answers; that you’ve peaked and have nothing else to learn. But what you’re actually doing as a leader is signing up to serve. You serve as a resource for knowledge … Continue reading Service, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy (v. 2020)

Anne with a Passport: How a PEI icon travelled the globe

Anne Shirley, a character of infinite imagination and compassion, emerged in the early 20th century and made a name for Canadian writer L.M. Montgomery. Her first novel, Anne of Green Gables, was a homegrown gem that spelled success for Montgomery throughout her lifetime, inspiring multiple sequels, spin-offs and adaptations. The latest iteration of Montgomery's beloved tale … Continue reading Anne with a Passport: How a PEI icon travelled the globe

Confidence, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy

There are three things I’ve looked for in a leader, as well as three things I’ve aimed for myself. Confidence. Trust. Empathy. Some come naturally for me while others may be an ongoing journey of self-discovery. These are never meant to be steps of a process or boxes to tick off a list. They exemplify … Continue reading Confidence, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy

Great Achievements in Sci-Fi History

Achievements that changed the face of the science fiction genre... Yikes, this could be a big one; not to mention incredibly broad! But with Doctor Who celebrating its 50th Anniversary next year, I thought it a good idea to sound off on some great moments in sci-fi. And before anyone gets all up in arms … Continue reading Great Achievements in Sci-Fi History

Q&A with Ming-Na Wen

The last time we saw our plucky Agents they were facing some changes among their team. Ming-Na Wen, who plays the tough-as-nails Agent Melinda May, was in Toronto to discuss the return of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and how these characters will have to adapt their new realities. CTV.ca: First half of the season, Agent … Continue reading Q&A with Ming-Na Wen