Gillian Wang

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'Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing' -- A Book Review

I've long despised five-point listicles and other obvious clickbait. For instance, google "5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book" and you won't exactly stump the world's largest search engine. Many books these days intentionally contain numbers in their titles for marketing reasons.<p>Posts and books …

Top Ten Business Books From 2015

Two of my favorite questions to ask an executive in an interview are, “What are you reading now?” and, “What is your favorite business book?” I tend to read about 35-40 business books a year. This keeps my mind sharp and attuned to what’s going in my space, which is customer service and customer …

9 Books You Should Read Before They Become Movies This Year

Get to them before the directors do!<p>1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>Apart from all you Potterheads out there, the majority of people might not know <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is actually a mini-book released by Newt Scamander a.k.a. J.K. Rowling in 2001. What you most likely …

9 Fashion and Beauty Things Every Working Girl Must Have at Her Desk

Career women, aside from their work-related essentials, need to store fashion and beauty essentials at their desks for emergency occasions that call …

Beauty

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

Book Review: DIY Financial Advisor

By<p><i>“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple and the simple thing is the right thing.” — Oscar Wilde</i> <i><br>“ . . . there is always a well-known</i> …

Investing

Top Holiday Light Displays in Vancouver, 2015 Edition

Photo credit: janheuninck | Flickr<p>There’s snow on the mountains, Christmas music is blaring in every mall and Starbucks has brought out its bright …

Western Canada

10 Beauty Foods For Glowing Skin And Shiny Hair

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p>Beauty from the inside out is what we're going for with a healthy lifestyle.<p>Rather than looking to your vanity table for a beauty fix, take a look in your kitchen -- you might be surprised how much what you eat can affect your skin and hair!<p><b>1. Dark …

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Conflict Strategies for Nice People

Do you value friendly relations with your colleagues? Are you proud of being a nice person who would never pick a fight? Unfortunately, you might be just as responsible for group dysfunction as your more combative team members. That’s because it’s a problem when you shy away from open, healthy …

Fashion's favorite hotels

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From the Maldives to Positano, via Rio de Janeiro, delve in and explore the sun-drenched hotel hotspots chosen by our favorite …

Rio De Janeiro

10 Inspiring Home Offices

Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop from—these chic desktops and home offices will inspire you to create your own perfect workspace.<p>Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop …

Interior Design

Canada’s slow-motion jobs crisis

The Canadian jobs market is stuck in neutral. How long until the public turns on the Prime Minister?<p>When it comes to Stephen Harper’s track record on …

Canada

To close the deal, you need to learn all aspects of business – not just sales

The more languages you speak, the more doors will be open for you. This is especially true in business, where you will always benefit from the ability to communicate directly with the locals. Even if you have to rely on an interpreter you'll be able to better interact, respond, and openly engage, …

Expressing Your Vulnerability Makes You Stronger

Can vulnerability fuel growth and success? Consider the landmark research of psychologist Brené Brown as described in her book <i>Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead</i>. It shows that we thrive in our relationships and careers when we engage …