Malcolm Gladwell’s Rule
In his book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcom Gladwell holds up the 10,000 Hour Rule as the bar of entry to mastery of any task. He cites the Beatles 1,200 sets in Hamburg before they hit it big and Bill Gates' early
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Celebrate International Day of the Volunteer by finding your volunteer match at Getinvolved.ca.
Founder Dorothy Engelman of Q Media Solutions is proud to celebrate Getinvolved.ca’s 5th anniversary on December 5th a day that honours the millions who give their time and talent each year.
Creative destruction. Business disruption. Call it what you will. There can be no doubting that the meteoric rise of social sharing and participation is changing the way we connect and do business; from publishing at Pinterest and Tumblr, to music at Rado (??), to travel
Q Media is pleased to announce 2 Gold and 7 Silver International Davey Awards are now sitting proudly on our shelves. The International Academy of Visual Arts honored our storytelling – from commercials that help you find your perfect volunteer match on Getinvolved.ca to internal
If you want to drive a video producer crazy - ask them how much a video costs to produce.
For fun, I googled the question and glanced through the first 25 responses. Here is a very unscientific survey of the answers:
Depends (9 responses)
Sometimes you have one of those transformational experiences at work. I had one this week.
I've been cruising along comfortably at Q: lots of digital work, feeling like I "had" this. Everything under control. We recently landed a digital dream project: 6 figure budget, a gamified,
One of our favourite (and sometimes challenging) clients is Som Seif of Purpose Investments. In 2005, Som started Claymore Investments, one of Canada’s ETF pioneers. He championed ETFs and low-fees, giving investors an alternative to Mutual Funds and their high fees.
When Claymore was sold to
The Q team had the pleasure of working with Ben Johnson this week, shooting an anti-doping PSA for Pure Sport's new campaign called "Choose The Right Track" - petitioning the IOC and WADA for more resources to prevent doping in sports.
It all happened pretty fast,
In the words of Douglas Adams, “don’t panic.” It can be an intimidating process if you are entering the world of production for the first time – or even for the hundredth time. There’s a lot of production jargon and lingo, and talking graphics with
I love newspapers. Even though I only subscribe to The Globe and Mail, every morning I’m surfing the Star, Sun and Post online.
Not surprisingly, one of my favourite jobs every year was producing video profiles of nominees for the National Newspaper Awards. We produced the