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MOST companies worry about discriminating against their employees on the basis of race, gender or sexual preference. But they give little thought to their shabby treatment of introverts. Carl Jung spotted the distinction between introverts and extroverts in 1921. 

Published: 8Sep2016

Introvert Networking: Lessons from Silicon Valley

In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industries we’ve studied in our research of over 200 C-Suite Executives. There are some great lessons that we can learn about introverts from the Valley.

Published: 6Sep2016

Leadership Engagement Always Trumps Employee Engagement

Many increasingly put great emphasis on pursuing employee engagement. Simply put, we believe that the pursuit of employee engagement as an end goal is a strategic error. To get great employee engagement you must first start with engaging the top leadership. 

Read full article: Forbes, August 31, 2016 

Published: 2Sep2016

How To Network Like An Introvert

Introverts can make great networkers—that’s what really came home to me last night. Rather than acting like my usual extroverted self at a group gathering, I thought I should network half the time like an introvert, and it worked like a charm!

Read full article: Huffington Post, September 1, 2016

Published: 2Sep2016

What businesses need to know about working with millennials

Using insights from his forthcoming book on millennials, Karl Moore of McGill University joins BNN for a look at why leading and managing doesn't work with this demographic, and why you need to listen more and talk less to let millennials excel if you want your business to succeed.

Read full article: BNN, August 26, 2016 

Published: 30Aug2016

Managing Generation Different: the Millennials

Young workers need to be managed differently.

Karl Moore tells us why collaboration is more important than hierarchy when it comes to getting the best out of the new workforce.

Listen to the full interview: ABC, August 27, 2016

Published: 29Aug2016

The Path From Diplomat to Global Entrepreneur

After more than a decade of rising in the ranks of the public service, I began to question my career path. It was a career like many that had taken time to build. As a Canadian diplomat, I looked to a potential future with a great salary, a pension, international travel, and most of all, the prestige of representing Canada on the world stage.

Published: 26Aug2016

Couche-Tard to buy U.S. convenience store chain CST for $4.4B

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. will buy U.S. retail rival CST Brands Inc. in a takeover deal worth $4.4 billion.

The two companies had been rumoured to be working on a pact since last week, and on Monday, the Quebec-based convenience store chain confirmed their offer.

..."What they have learned to do very clearly is to bring the best ideas from the acquisitions to the whole group and develop them," said Karl Moore, Associate Professor at McGill University.

Published: 23Aug2016

Nepotism at Work: Does Your Job Pick Favorites?

Your boss promotes his incompetent nephew, even though he’s clearly not management material. The company owner’s 20-something daughter gets a private office, but almost every other employee works in a cube. Your co-workers who are chummy with management always get the plum assignments, while others are stuck with busywork. Favoritism rears its ugly head in many offices, and as an employee, there’s not a lot you can do about it. Nepotism at work may be unfair, but it’s not exactly illegal.

Published: 19Aug2016

Tory politician's proposal could mean cheaper domestic flights

 You’ve probably noticed how much cheaper domestic flights are in many other parts of the world. Given that gap, a Conservative Party leadership contender wants to make big changes by allowing more foreign involvement.

Published: 8Aug2016

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