Corporate Culture

Flip Flops and Other Summer Office Faux Pas

Flip Flop

And more news about work to discuss at work in this month's Watercooler

A Neo-Shaman’s Gift to Corporate Culture


Why Don Miguel Ruiz's 1997 bestseller The Four Agreements is actually a primer on building a great business

Why the “Wow!” Factor Works

PROFIT Business Cast

In a commoditized economy, it's essential to blow customers away. And you can only do that when your people are happy

Is Corruption Rampant in Canadian Business?


One in five executives believes bribery or corrupt practices occur widely in companies across the country, a new survey shows

How to Tell if Your Employee is a Spy

Watercooler June 2014 1 display

And more news about work to discuss at work in this month's Watercooler

Get the Right People Out of the Wrong Jobs


3 questions to help you move struggling employees into positions that will allow them—and your company—to thrive

Why Resumés Don’t Help You Find Talent


It’s time to stop relying on the traditional candidate-screening document and start using something that actually finds you employees who fit

The Hidden Danger of Funding

Falling Money (Canadian Dollars)

When you secure financing, the culture of your company can change in a hurry. That’s a problem when your firm’s DNA is what attracted investors in the first place

How to Marry Your Secretary

Illustration: Chris Gash

...and other peer advice on managing workplace romances

Are You a Toxic Leader?


4 signs that your “bad boss” behaviour might be infiltrating your entire workforce—and what you can do to stop the damage