Grace Wang

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Why no one should multitask — and how I finally stopped

Usually, at any given time, I have about 10 to 20 tabs open on Chrome. I'm also juggling several tasks at once: answering emails as they come in, …

Don’t ask ‘what do you want to do with your life?’

Some things never change. As the holiday season pushes into full swing, family members descend into the homes of their relatives and barrage their kids with the standard question: 'What do you want to do with your life?' I'm not sure why this was ever considered a reasonable inquiry, considering …

Five quick tips on speaking powerfully

General managers of major-league baseball teams meet to gauge other's interest in their players while perusing the list of available free agents looking to add key personnel to their teams. While my hometown team, the Toronto Blue Jays, hold the distinction of MLB's longest playoff drought, which …

5 Best Morning Rituals for a Super Productive Day

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How To Maximize Your Creative Energy

<i>We’ve heard many personal stories this week of how people in our industry have experienced hard times and how they managed to get out of them. We end</i> …

Why are so many managers useless as leaders?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Unfortunate fact: there are a great number of people in …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Five surefire ways to double your workday productivity

In sales, we learn to sell benefits rather than features. Keeping that in mind, the way to sell yourself on maximizing your productivity is to realize that with a super-dialed calendar and well thought-out workday strategy, you can perform at double your standard capacity. This is important because …

Why I chose the Cambridge MBA

<i>Charles Chou of Vancouver is an MBA candidate at the University of Cambridge's Judge Business School in Britain. Prior to starting his graduate studies, the Taiwanese-born Canadian worked at Orbis Access, a retail venture at Bermuda-based global investment manager Orbis Investment Management.</i> …

The Sidney Crosby Contract Looks Better and Better for Pittsburgh Penguins

Link to Media<p>It’s pretty hard to buy low on the best player in the NHL, but the Pittsburgh Penguins came as close as possible to it when they signed Sidney Crosby to a 12-year deal in July 2012.<p>It should be as difficult to describe a deal that will pay the superstar in excess of $100 million as a …

Ice Hockey

Why do we have blood types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t know what blood groups like O, A and B are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was …

The European soccer transfer market, explained

Have you ever wondered how the transfer market works in soccer? Wonder no more. Here's what you need to know.<p>We'll start with a disclaimer: nobody really understands the transfer market. Sure, you can get all the terms down, make yourself familiar with the details, try your hand at being skeptical …

Patrick Kane shows up at Buffalo beer league hockey game, shows no mercy

Patrick Kane played against some random guys in Buffalo, and unsurprisingly completely dominated them.<p>What happens when one of the best players in a sport shows up to play against rec leaguers? Total obliteration, as a few beer leaguers in Buffalo found out.<p>Kane, a Buffalo native, didn't bring any …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Will Chicago Blackhawks Have to Get Rid of Veterans to Stay Under Salary Cap?

The issue is one that has been nagging at the Chicago Blackhawks since early in the 2013-14 season.<p>Despite a boatload of talented players and one of the most gifted rosters in the league, the Blackhawks had a problem.<p>They had one of the top No. 1 centers in the league in Jonathan Toews, but there …

Ice Hockey

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

5 Most Family-Friendly Cities in Europe

A venerable resident of London's Natural History Museum, popular with kids of all ages. <i>Photo courtesy of Viorel Dudau/Dreamstime.com. Article by Kerry Lyons, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>If your motto is "Have family, will travel," you'll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach; in fact, …

European Travel

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …