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BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins to depart, Fairfax deal dies, company will raise $1 billion to save itself

Shocking revelation today about BlackBerry.<p>According to a report in the <i>Globe and Mail</i> this morning, Thorsten Heins, President & CEO of BlackBerry, …

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "Africa's economy is growing faster than the economies of all other continents. http://t.co/ZqrnfTXr4F http://t.co/iUwdRfZzHJ"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>@<b>HarvardBiz</b>: #<b>Africa</b>'s economy is growing faster than the economies of all other continents. http://s.hbr.org/15bwasN …

Scary Health Warnings Can Boost Sales

Highlighting the risks of a behavior—smoking or taking a medication, say—ought to make people think twice about using a product. But a series of experiments we conducted reveals that sometimes just the opposite is true: A warning label can <i>increase</i> a product’s appeal. This happens when there’s a lag …

The Right Innovation Mindset Can Take You from Idea to Impact

Thomas Edison said it over a century ago: “Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration.” Unfortunately, when companies launch innovation initiatives, they tend to devote most of their time, energy and attention to that initial 1% – the thrilling hunt for the breakthrough idea. The real …

Abilities, not age, are what truly matter in hiring

<b>RELATED:</b><p>While it may appear that seniors looking for more flexible work alternatives are competing for the same lower paid retail and service jobs as …

Coaching your staff to coach themselves

<b>Coaching for Breakthrough Success</b><p><i>By Jack Canfield and Peter Chee</i><p><i>(McGraw-Hill, 271 pages, $24.95)</i><p>Managers are akin to coaches these days. But managers are also managers, and the style of some managers may not be the approach that is most effective for coaching.<p>In some, if not many, situations, …

Low interest rates in past so what’s an investor to do?

The days of so-called “rock bottom” interest rates are behind us. Rates have moved up this year, and are widely expected to head higher still.<p>This …

Overspending at bars and restaurants? Beware the financial hangover

Instead of paying ourselves first, some Canadians have a tendency to play first.<p>For people who get paid every two weeks, payday more often than not lands on a Thursday. Is it a coincidence that bars and restaurants are often full that night?<p>All that going out is fun at the time, but not so much fun …

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Impact Investing : business model replication speech

In her business model replication speech, Nena Sanderson discusses her time in Rwanda and the inability for the community she stayed in to meet basic …

Will Generation Y redefine work or fall into line?

Is Canadian corporate culture in for a major shake up? Count me among those who will be on the sidelines, popcorn in hand, waiting for the ground to shift when Guy Laurence, the incoming chief executive officer at Rogers Communications steps up to the plate.<p>For those not familiar with Mr. Laurence, …

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