With the dip in domestic air travel as a result of the pandemic, pilot David Morgan redefined the flight experience by launching AxAir Aviation, a charter plane service for local business and tourist travel along the coast of Nova Scotia.
Branding and marketing initiatives across industries rely heavily on trend-spotters like Laura Saunter, who predicted millennials’ obsession with pink several years ago. Professor Karl Moore outlines Saunter’s methods, which utilize a creative assembly of artistic and mathematical tools to discern what product characteristics will catch the consumer’s eye in weeks, months, or years down the line.
Professor Karl Moore joins Wáhiakatste Diome-Deer in a conversation with Jolain Foster to learn about how her identity as a Gitxsan informs her career in accounting at Deloitte. Foster is committed to building bridges between peoples from different cultures in every aspect of her work, something she sees as the cornerstone for creating more efficient and successful corporations.
Based on interviews with more than 400 CEOs, Professor Karl Moore offers practical suggestions for introverted leaders to support their more extroverted employees. For the introvert, he says, verbally responsive listening and taking on the role of an engaged “sounding board” are helpful ways to encourage creative yet actionable ideas in the workplace.
Childhood friends William Lande and Sam Tannenbaum are taking the art world by a storm with their online sales business, Bidgala, which connects artists with potential buyers. Professor Karl Moore delves into the duo’s vision for growing an accessible, user-friendly platform for emerging artists that emphasizes the personal stories and experiences behind each piece.
Professor Karl Moore has interviewed hundreds of CEOs to research the impact of introversion and extroversion on leadership. While those who fall squarely on the introvert end of the spectrum have their advantages, there are times when acting like an extrovert is crucial to success, he argues.
Professor Karl Moore weighs in on the age-old debate about extroverts and introverts, pointing to the middle of the spectrum: ambiversion. In his experience, ambiverts can gain a competitive advantage through drawing from both orientations as needed.
According to Nigel Vaz, the CEO of a digital consulting firm called Publicis Sapient, digital transformation is becoming an existential imperative for businesses of every size and sector. Professor Karl Moore points to Vaz’s new book, Digital Business Transformation, as a valuable guide for learning how to drive customer and business value through digital solutions.
It’s rare to find a pure introvert or extrovert. Most people fall somewhere on the spectrum between the two, and those who can combine traits from both dispositions have a significant advantage in the workplace. Professor Karl Moore shares eight indicators that someone is an ambivert.
Professor Karl Moore interviews Sean McCormick, a Métis from Manitoba, about his journey to founding Manitobah Mukluks, an Indigenous-owned and operated global footwear brand. McCormick touches on the unique challenges that Indigenous entrepreneurs face and the excellence they demonstrate in preserving finite resources.
Professor Karl Moore joins Wáhiakatste Diome-Deer in interviewing leading indigenous scholars in business, science, and beyond to hear their stories and strategies for success. A central theme that emerges is the importance of developing an authentic leadership style that honours one’s history, culture, and beliefs.
Coined in Fortune magazine in 2003, the term HENRY describes a sub-group of consumers with modest resources and luxurious taste. These individuals, typically older millennials with six-figure incomes and investable assets of less than $1 million, aren’t high-net earners just yet, but they’re spending like they are.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to raise the spectre of bankruptcy for Air Canada, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra have stepped in with a $5.9 billion lifeline package for the country’s largest airline. Professor Karl Moore takes a closer look at the key components of the package, particularly those that came as a surprise.
He can’t speak for everyone, but Professor Karl Moore has enjoyed the advantages of teaching on Zoom during the pandemic. While he admits there are drawbacks, Zoom gives him an opportunity to welcome global guests to the classroom, which would be impossible in-person. Moore also finds that students are more receptive to participating through Zoom, as the virtual dynamic levels the playing field.
In a recent conversation with Louis Vachon, CEO of the National Bank of Canada, Professor Karl Moore discusses the key ingredient for business success in 2021: adaptability. Embracing change and cultivating a flexible culture in the workplace will set leaders apart in a shifting business landscape, he says.