Are student loans the next financial bubble?

October 3, 2011

My regular Big Ideas column for the Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine is this month about a looming potential…

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Too Big to Fail?

May 24, 2011

Originally published in The Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine: Newt Gingrich is back and doing what he’s done…

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Hiring: Gut Feel or Hard Numbers?

May 24, 2011

Originally published in The Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine: Mike Brydon and Peter Tingling are decision theory specialists…

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Blood Brothers

February 21, 2011

This article was assigned to me by Gary Ross, to whom I’m grateful. It was one of the most affecting stories I’ve ever…

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Maynards Auctioneer Hugh Bulmer

Maynards and the Future of the Auction Trade

February 4, 2011

First published in BC Business Magazine By Timothy Taylor There was a telling scene at an auction I attended recently.…

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The Benford distribution of first digits

Those Weird and Wonderful Benford Numbers

January 4, 2011

From the Report on Business Magazine, December 2010 When WikiLeaks released nearly 80,000 classified documents relating to military operations in…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About “Buyer’s Pain”

November 16, 2010

Globe and Mail ROB Magazine My introduction to the topic of “buyer’s pain” came via a colleague, an editor of…

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Chef Mavro

Chef Mavro Interview 2010

September 2, 2010

For the essay series Global is the New Local published in EnRoute Magazine in September, October and December 2010, I visited…

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Time Warp

August 31, 2010

Originally published in Saturday Night Magazine You might think it’s the year 2000, but a group of prominent Russian mathematicians is…

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