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7 Reasons Introverts Make Great Leaders

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:24

There's a paradox at the heart of how we think about leaders. Ask someone to picture a stereotypical leader and most people will think of someone confident, brash, and outgoing--the classic extrovert.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Business going gangbusters? Time for a change

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:38

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Gautam Mukunda [assistant professor of business administration] from the Harvard Business School.

Should we only look for transformational leaders when we are in trouble, or are there other times we need transformational leaders?

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Burger King faces new ‘test’ in quest for Tim Hortons

Thu, 2014-09-25 10:14

The U.S federal government said Tuesday it’s cracking down on companies like Burger King who attempt to relocate to Canada or overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes.

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Laundry & lattés: Hybrid spaces and beautiful business friendships

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:41

Chaz Desousa is a young Montreal entrepreneur who already co-owns a restaurant and a food truck. But when he had the idea for his latest venture, a vintage-style laundromat with oversized washers and dryers, vending machines dispensing funky socks, and sofas for lounging, he went looking for a roommate.

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Creativity and collaboration: Not talking to your colleagues is holding you back

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:36

THERE’S plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace. As the world grows increasingly automated, it seems natural to fear that creativity — the signature characteristic of human intellect — will become less and less important over time.

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Fait-on des aubaines aux boutiques hors taxes?

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:30

Un pied dans l'avion, l'autre dans l'aéroport, la directrice éditoriale des guides de voyage Frommer's passe certainement plus de temps à proximité des boutiques hors taxes que dans les centres commerciaux près de chez elle. Et pourtant, elle n'y fait jamais aucun achat.

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America's Inmates -- Leadership Waiting to Be Unshackled

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:18

Article by Karl Moore

There is a great deal of natural leadership locked up in America’s prison system. Many inmates have drive, a profit orientation, charisma, and a strong ability to influence. How can they turn those strengths into successful post-prison careers? In this post, we turn to Catherine Hoke, Founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, and learn how Defy is helping to do just that. 

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Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Tips to ensure you hire givers, not takers

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:40

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to [management professor] Adam Grant from the Wharton School [at the University of Pennsylvania].

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How much will Tim Hortons change?

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:46

Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons has been acquired by Burger King and Canadians are worried. McGill University’s Prof. Karl Moore explains what can change about your coffee experience.

Watch full video: Global Montreal

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Air Rage

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:45

Matt Galloway spoke with Karl Moore. He is an airline industry consultant and an associate professor at McGill University in Montreal. 

Listen to the episode: CBC Toronto

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