The Future of Talent in Social Change: Inspiration from Ashoka’s Change Leaders Forum

The Ashoka Change Leaders Forum brought together seasoned and emerging leaders from business, education, and social enterprise to share their solutions. I has the privilege of live-tweeting the event on behalf of @AshokaCanada using the hashtag #AshokaCLF. The goal was to share stories, exchange ideas, and inspire concrete solutions on how to equip leaders to address […]

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Taste of Iceland: Icelandic Food in Iceland and now, Toronto

Taste of Iceland is being hosted in Toronto November 12-15 to celebrate various aspects of Icelandic culture for the fifth time. Attendees will have the chance to experience authentic Icelandic cuisine at Luma (which we’re doing), enjoy the free Reykjavik Calling concert at Adelaide Hall and more during this four-day festival. Icelandic Menu at Luma in Toronto […]

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How to Be More Creative: Bringing Innovation and Inspiration into your work

The ability to be creative is apparently built into everyone’s DNA — think of the art projects and endless ideas children come up with—but most lose this over time. While it may take effort and action to become creative again, creativity can be an incredible force for change. Award-winning recording artist, best-selling author and entrepreneur David Usher shared […]

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Why your new business needs to Start Now

This summer, I was interviewed on the Startup Pubcast podcast about getting started, supporting entrepreneurs, and our Start Now offering. Below is an edited transcript of the episode. Audio of the full episode is also embedded below. Startup Pubcast: Thank you for tuning again to the Startup Pubcast, I am Scott Summerhays. This is a weekly program where we sit down with a member of Toronto’s Startup […]

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What does Personal Branding mean to Millennials?

If you’re wondering what Personal Branding is – or what it means to you, your job or your business – you’re reading the right blog post. I will be moderating a panel discussion on Millennials at the Discover Your Personal Brand Conference, being hosted in Toronto on Saturday, August 15 (with an opening panel on […]

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