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5 Compelling Reasons You Should Eat More Insects (Especially Crickets)

The very thought of eating insects grosses people out. The image of a creepy, crawly, bug working its way down your windpipe doesn’t exactly conjure up feelings of the contentment we feel with other foods.

But why not? How is it that a cow, pig, chicken, or fish seem more appetizing than other creatures? In other cultures who don’t have the “luxury” of consuming conventional sources of protein regularly, insects are a perfectly legitimate choice. In fact, 2 billion people worldwide eat insects regularly as a food source, and North America is JUST starting to catch on.

Published: 3Feb2016

Entomophagy: Can you swallow this food trend?

Would you rather miss a PB by a single second, or eat a grasshopper? Runners who are competitive enough would probably strongly consider the grasshopper in this moment… being grossed out is temporary, but pride is forever, right? Eating insects isn’t new. Including bugs are a main food ingredient (the technical term is entomophagy) is however becoming more trendy.

Published: 3Feb2016

Introverted Leaders And The Work Of Millennials

I have been blessed. Don't think that I don't recognize it. I do. I'm still insanely driven and hyper-entrepreneurial, so I'm not always satisfied, but I am grateful. I get to spend a lot of time with people that many business leaders would spend fortunes to connect with. Over the years, I've done my best to give back as well. Nothing is more fulfilling than speaking to students who are interested in business, innovation, technology and marketing. I happen to live in the same city as McGill University.

Published: 3Feb2016

L'aspect humain avant tout

Christine Décarie se destinait à la comptabilité, mais le hasard l'a menée à être l'une des premières femmes gestionnaires de portefeuille du Québec. Et son talent, qui ne doit rien au hasard, a profité aux investisseurs.
Vice-présidente principale, gestionnaire de portefeuille et responsable de la recherche mondiale au Groupe Investors, Christine Décarie s'est découvert une passion pour la gestion de fonds communs de placement lors de son dernier emploi d'été d'étudiante, en 1986.

Published: 3Feb2016

Poxel Appoints Janice Bourque and Pierre Legault to its Board of Directors

POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL - FR0012432516), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, today announced the addition of Janice Bourque, Managing Director of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, and Pierre Legault, President and CEO of Nephrogenex Inc, to its Board of Directors. Both appointments were approved by Poxel’s shareholders at the Annual Shareholder Meeting held in Paris last Friday, January 29, 2016.

Published: 3Feb2016

Workforce diversity boosted by recommending a friend

Referring friends and associates for job vacancies can help to create a diverse workforce, a new study from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University finds.

Word-of-mouth recruitment, the most common way to fill jobs, has previously been thought to cause segregation at work: women tend to reach out to other women in their networks, and men do likewise.

Published: 3Feb2016

Organizational knowledge generation: lessons from online communities

Authors: Zablith, F., Faraj, S., Azad, B.

Publication: Business Process Management Journal

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Published: 3Feb2016

Line Managers' Rationales for Professionals' Reduced-Load Work in Embracing and Ambivalent Organizations

Author: Kossek, E.E., Ollier-Malaterre, A., Lee, M. D., Pichler, S., Hall, D.T.
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Abstract: Human Resource Management

Published: 28Jan2016

William Shatner on acting, music, life & “Star Trek”

It’s not uncommon for a veteran actor to offer sage advice, choice nuggets of wisdom, gleaned from a lifetime of experience. William Shatner, at nearly 85, is not one of those actors.

“What I’ve learned,” said the Canadian-born Shatner, who brings his one-man Broadway show to the Balboa Theatre Thursday, “is that I, primarily, and everybody, in general, knows nothing. I know nothing.”

William Shatner graduated from McGill University in 1952 with a BCom degree.

Published: 28Jan2016

The real (and shocking) story of Kevin O'Leary's business career

Buried in the back pages of the financial press last October was a story about the sale of his mutual fund company, O’Leary Funds, to Canoe Financial, an investment firm run by former Dragons’ Den cast member and entrepreneur Brett Wilson.

Published: 28Jan2016

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