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15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

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Here comes value: 10 Canadian bargain stocks

<i>Visit this year's Top 1000 rankings of Canada's most profitable companies and find more tables, multimedia and analysis in Report on Business's full Top 1000 section.</i><p>Let's say you want to invest in the Canadian economy. You realize, first of all, that many of the largest players are foreign-owned, …

Last week's best Web reads: The myth of Warren Buffett

<i>Inside the Market's weekend roundup of some of last week's best investing reads on the Internet, which are highlighted every morning in our premarket report.</i><p><b>Insight</b><p>Warren Buffett is more myth than legend.<p>Why dividends don't keep pace with GDP.<p>Three good interviews on stocks and their relationship …

Talking with Gord Nixon, the leader of Canada’s most profitable company

<i>Visit this year's Top 1000 rankings of Canada's most profitable companies and find more tables, multimedia and analysis in Report on Business's full Top 1000 section.</i><p>Canada's banks give the impression that they could almost run on auto-pilot, churning out profits no matter what the economic …

The lies small business owners tell themselves

There's an old Jewish proverb that states, "A half-truth is still a whole lie."<p>I see entrepreneurs lying to themselves all the time. It often starts with an exaggeration, or a vague response to a specific question. But when you look a little closer, you soon realize that business owners aren't …

Do Today's Gen Y Students Have Too Much Ambition?

In a recent interview with Fast Company, entrepreneur Bing Gordon shares that "after decades of hiring college grads, I've learned that the people …

The key secrets of exceptional companies

<i>Excerpted from</i> The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think <i>by Michael Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed. Published by Portfolio/Penguin. Copyright © Deloitte Development LLC, 2013.</i><p>Our first rule is <b>"Better Before Cheaper":</b> being price competitive is far from irrelevant but when it comes to position in a …

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If you don’t have rest, you can’t be your best

When Chris Johnson entered the health and fitness world three decades ago as an exercise physiologist, his main focus was on strength training, cardio, stretching, heart rate, and bone density. Anything to do with exercise was No. 1 in his mind. Next in importance was nutrition, followed – without …

This Retro Handset Takes your iPhone Back in Time [Deals]

Want to reminisce about the olden days of talking on a phone? You can now with the Coco Retro Handset. This retro phone plugs into any 3.5mm jack and …

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20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Hear the voice of Alexander Graham Bell

The voice of Alexander Graham Bell, best known as the inventor of the telephone, can be heard now for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Alexander …

Investor Clinic: Five reasons to never invest in commodities

Carrick on money: The great cupcake crash of 2013

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>The great cupcake crash of 2013</b><br>You think the price of gold has fallen hard? Check out the share price of companies making gourmet cupcakes.<p><b>Generation Y, just</b> …

What to do when violence erupts in the workplace

These days, violence in the workplace can be a significant liability for employers, in various ways.<p>When Dan Gjema was pushed too far by another employee, he pushed him back – literally. Although it cost Mr. Gjema his job, a Manitoba court found in 2012 that his employer was ultimately to blame.<p>Mr. …

Zero e-mail: How one company is eradicating a time thief

When Thierry Breton, chief executive officer of Atos SA, launched his zero e-mail initiative in 2011, critics scoffed. Others, including many of the French IT services company's staff, questioned whether it was realistic or desirable to eliminate internal e-mail use across the organization.<p>But Mr. …

Will Moneyball Analytics Kill Loyalty and Leadership?

Future potential matters (much) more than past performance. That’s the new quantitative consensus reshaping professional sports worldwide. After looking hard at the numbers and algorithms, the smartest — and richest — general managers and franchises have made up their collective minds: They’re not …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

The Branding Power of the Prank

This year, more than ever before it seems, businesses got into the spirit of April Fools’ Day. Twitter, for example, announced a policy change that tweeters would henceforth have to pay if they wanted to use vowels. Sony pretended it had launched a new product line, Animalia, consisting of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What To Wear Today<p>What to wear today and every day this month, whether you're headed to the office or a beach wedding.<p>31 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Dads<p>…

Carrick on money: The epically ungenerous rich

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>The epically ungenerous rich</b><br>The author of a book critiquing how effective charities are notes how the wealthiest Americans give less on average than those with …

Proof that young adults have it worse (much worse) than 30 years ago

You had it the same as 1976<p>2010<p>2010<p>1976<p>Median income<p>Average<br>housing price<p>Average Canada Student Loan<p>Average tuition<p>The graphic on the right shows how you compare to the graduating class of 1976. Your year is in blue. A tall, narrow blob is the best scenario: higher income with lower costs elsewhere. …

All work and no play makes a grumpy employee

Michael Emond is a professor of psychology at Laurentian University. He's also a stand-up comic.<p>It might seem an odd combination. But it's an attempt at balance. The 42-year-old plunged into the risky world of comedy to indulge his desire for play. "Work is work and play is play. I make sure I have …

Relax, this stock market boom is not a bubble – unless rates rise

<i>"Nowhere does history indulge in repetitions so often or so uniformly as in Wall Street. When you read contemporary accounts of booms or panics, the one thing that strikes you most forcibly is how little either stock speculation or stock speculators today differ from yesterday. The game does not</i> …