Government for the people – Halifax Magazine

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The list of qualifications to run for Halifax Regional Council is surprisingly short: complete a form including five registered voters’ signatures, prove you paid your municipal taxes, and pay a $200 fee. But once you win, what does it take to be effective? That's the question my editor asked me to answer in this cover story. I [...]

What It Takes to Build Credibility – PROFIT Magazine

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What It Takes to Build Credibility from PROFIT Magazine, October 2013 How renovator-review website HomeStars stuck to the conviction that only homeowner trust could bring in the contractor dollars Nancy Peterson had climbed way out on a limb. She had quit a well-paying job in marketing and invested her savings, plus money from friends and [...]