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Healthy Montrealer: Shirley So

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Shirley So (BCom'08) is the owner of Ha Yoga, a studio that boasts the philosophy that “yoga is meant to strengthen and stretch your arms and legs, not cost you one.” The classes live up to the claim, costing only $7 for 70 minutes. Having grown up in Hong Kong and lived in Vancouver, Shirley came to Montreal to study Commerce at McGill University. After going through yoga teacher training in New York, she decided came back to Montreal to open her own studio and make her passion a full-time job.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Want to Keep Younger Employees? You've Got to Play by Their Rules

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79), CEO and Chairman of OgilvyOne in New York City.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2013

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Running Rural Estate Was Step into New World

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Few people have the confidence to apply for a job - especially a high-level position - without meeting the main criteria for the role. But John Varley (IMPM'00) did and was offered the job.

He then suffered two or three sleepless nights agonising over whether to accept it.

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TELUS President & Chief Executive Officer, Darren Entwistle Speaks Out: Innovation & Mentorship

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance issued the following news release: Please take five minutes to view the video of TELUS President & CEO, Darren Entwistle (MBA'88), who was interviewed recently by Hart Hillman, CATA National Leadership Council member, on the importance of innovation and mentorship to creating Canada's competitive innovation nation.

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Alan Desnoyers prend du galon chez BMO Harris

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:57

Alan Desnoyers (BCom'85) a été promu vice-président et directeur général pour le Québec de BMO Banque privée Harris. M. Desnoyers, qui dirigera une équipe d'une centaine de personnes, sera responsable de la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie globale de cette entité qui offre aux plus fortunés des services bancaires et fiduciaires, ainsi que des services de gestion de placement, de planification successorale et philanthropiques.

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Oprah Gives a Shout Out to David's Tea

Mon, 2013-04-15 11:45

Imagine, if you can, America’s most influential celebrity telling the world that she loves you and she loves your product.
And all of this, at the low price of next-to-nothing.
... All in all, David’s Tea “hit the jackpot,” marketing expert Demetrios Vakratsas concluded Friday.
For any company, especially one that relies on word-of-mouth advertising — rather than paid advertising in traditional media — Oprah’s endorsement “is a dream placement,” the McGill University, Desautels faculty of management professor, said.

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Opinion: A Challenge: Let Quebec Suceed

Mon, 2013-04-15 11:41

Occasions for defining moments do not arise every day. When they do, we must seize the opportunities they present for improving everyone’s life.

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Killer Snowplow Takes Tribeca

Thu, 2013-04-04 15:19

Anyone who’s experienced the absurdity and terror of being nearly run over by one of Montreal’s little sidewalk snowplows will certainly relate to the feature debut of screenwriter Marc Tulin (MBA'02).
Co-written with and directed by Tulin’s long-time creative collaborator Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais, Whitewash premieres April 19 at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival, with additional screenings April 21 and 27.

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Golub Group Expands Research Team

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

The Golub Group LLC is proud to announce the addition of two equity analysts to its research team: Michael Kon (MBA'04) and Matt Gordon, both CFA charterholders.

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Total Diving, a PADI Scuba Center in Montreal, Announces the Opening of a New Dive Shop in the East-End of Montreal

Fri, 2013-04-12 15:13

'Total Diving - Montreal Scuba', a PADI Career Development Center, is announcing the opening of a new dive shop to serve scuba divers in the East-End of Montreal.

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