Canadian Business

Below are some of the pieces I’ve written for Canadian Business magazine and its affiliate PROFIT. You can see more of my work for Canadian Business here, and more of my work for PROFIT here.

November 17, 2015 – Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2016: #50 — Imran Amed

This piece also appeared in the December 2015 print issue of Canadian Business.

April 15, 2015 – Innovation: How companies are figuring out what you’re really thinking

March 19, 2015 – Innovation: Apple TV, the company’s lonely dud, is on the verge of something big

February 24, 2015 – Innovation: Can Canada Goose avoid the popularity trap that brought down UGGs?

This piece also ran on Marketing magazine’s website under the headline: Can Canada Goose avoid the popularity trap?

February 13, 2015 – Leadership: Tyler Brûlé on how journalism trained him to be an entrepreneur

February 12, 2015 – Companies & Industries: Bombardier’s shakeup was a long time coming. Is it enough?

February 6, 2015 – Companies & Industries: RadioShack (1921–2015) never found the right frequency

January 29, 2015 – Investing: How to reallocate your portfolio for 2015

December 11, 2014 – Companies & Industries: Mexx International (1986–2014) failed to keep pace with fast fashion

December 1, 2014 – Innovation: How tiny, cheap satellites are transforming business intelligence

October 17, 2014 – Companies & Industries: After more than 20 years, IBM has finally pulled the plug on Lotus 1-2-3 (1983–2014)

October 14, 2014 – Leadership: Managers, adjust your deadline expectations: powerful people perceive time differently

October 8, 2014 – Best Jobs: Tricks of the trade from the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zamboni driver

October 7, 2014 – Innovation: Another reason to get a good night’s rest: fatigue makes you more likely to cheat

This piece also ran on PROFITguide.com under the headline: The Surprising Way Lack of Sleep Hurts Your Business

September 24, 2014 – Success Stories: How to Build a High-Energy Workplace

This piece also appeared in the October 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

September 16, 2014 – Innovation: For the Next Trend in Wearable Tech, Look Down

This piece also appeared in the September 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

September 15, 2014 – Innovation: Inside the App That Could Revolutionize Retail

This piece also appeared in the September 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

September 9, 2014 – Strategy & Operations: 6 Simple Ways to Fix Brutal Meetings

September 2, 2014 – Innovation: Why the day after Labour Day is the perfect time to start a new work habit

This piece also ran on PROFITguide.com under the headline: The Amazing Potential of the Day After Labour Day

August 22, 2014 – Meet the Man Funding Canada’s Tech Revival

This piece appeared in the September 2014 print issue of Canadian Business as part of Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People in 2014. It also appeared on the Canadian Business website: Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People 2014: OMERS Ventures CEO John Ruffolo

August 20, 2014 – Success Stories: The Key to Scoring a Huge U.S. Client

August 12, 2014 – Companies & Industries: Crumbs Bake Shop (2003–2014) crumbled after expanding too quickly

This piece also ran on PROFITguide.com under the headline: Can You Chase a Fad Too Far?

August 11, 2014 – Leadership: How video game developer Ubisoft makes play a serious part of work

This piece appeared in the August 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

August 6, 2014 – Investing: Meet the junior miners jostling to supply miracle material graphene

This piece appeared in the August 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

July 25, 2014 – Financing: The Case for Taking on VC Cash

July 4, 2014 – Companies & Industries: Juicy Couture (1997–2014) couldn’t evolve when its cachet dried up

This piece appeared in the July 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

June 20, 2014 – Lifestyle: Some badly needed real talk about wearing a short suit to the office

This piece also ran on PROFITguide.com under the headline: Are Short Suits Acceptable in the Office?

June 18, 2014 – Strategy: Here’s why your company shouldn’t hire your family members

June 12, 2014 – Manufacturing: A Look Inside a Wildly Successful Manufacturer

This piece appeared in the July 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.

June 12, 2014 – Strategy & Operations: One Company’s Grounds for Success

This piece appeared in the July 2014 print issue of Canadian Business.