Management

The 4 Legal Matters Startups Should Settle Early

Too many founders fail to pay attention to these crucial issues at the beginning, leading to huge costs later on

What You Can Learn About Creativity from Emma Donoghue

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The "Room" author and recent Oscar nominee on originality, multitasking and ceding control

What a Toxic Work Culture Does to Your Brand

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Brands don't collapse overnight, they erode steadily with the slow drip of a toxic culture and ineffective leadership. Just look at Uber

Can You Afford to Let Customers Wait in Line?

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Today's consumers don't have the patience to stand around. So theme parks, where queuing is its own special attraction, are replacing real-life lines with virtual ones

How to Help Your Misfit Employees Shine

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Feeling out of place at the office can hurt productivity. A new study suggests a way for managers to solve the problem

When Nostalgia in Marketing Works

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Just because something reminds consumers of the past doesn't mean it will resonate today. How to get it right

Lessons in Leading in the Face of Adversity From Atco’s Nancy Southern

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The president and CEO of one of Canada's largest energy firms on responding to the Fort McMurray wildfire and leading the company after the death of her father

Ask a Millennial: Does Your Boss Really Have to Be Your BFF?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why young employees over-share at the office

Why Donald Trump’s Free Trade Opposition is Canada’s Opportunity

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The U.S. protectionist turn will be painful in the short term, but it's a chance for Canada to create economic ties elsewhere in the world

The MEC Way to Expand a Customer Base

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Under CEO David Labistour, Mountain Equipment Co-op evolved from its outdoorsy roots to target urban consumers. Here's how the retailer did it

How to Handle Employees Under the Influence at Work

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Managers need to be careful when responding to substance abuse in the workplace

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