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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Emma Stone's Lip Sync Battle With Jimmy Fallon Is Beyond Epic (And Hilarious)

Having a bad day? Well that's all about to change.<p>If you haven't had the chance to watch Emma Stone take down Jimmy Fallon in an epic lip sync battle on "The Tonight Show," then you're seriously missing out. The famous redhead proved to be his toughest competitor as she wowed the crowd with her …

The ruin of too many leaders: Failure to execute

<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>A day seldom goes by when we don't read about the ouster of a …

Twenty stocks expected to grow their dividends

<i>Craig McGee is a senior consultant at</i> Morningstar Canada<i>.</i><p><b>What we're looking for</b><p>In today's slow-growth and low-but-stable interest rate environment, investors who search out strong and established companies that have expected dividend growth could be rewarded as they get paid to wait.<p>I searched the …

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

Canada’s 20 top-quality dividend-paying companies

<i>Craig McGee is a senior consultant at</i> Morningstar Canada<i>.</i><p><b>What we are looking for</b><p>I wanted to look at the Canadian market through a number of styles and perspectives. Using CPMS, I created a composite score by equally weighting four different investment strategies into a combined rank, then looked …

Secrets from 10 of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs

As the Great Recession fades from our collective memories, and the Canadian economy once again finds its legs, one of the downturn's most positive lasting effects may be a rebirth of entrepreneurial spirit across the country. Many who lost their jobs or struggled to find new ones chose to launch …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stop giving your buyers so many choices

The more choice the better, right? Not necessarily. In sales, asking the buyer to choose between several options can actually work against the seller and doesn't always lead to the best result.<p>There are a number of points during a sale where a seller can either offer the buyer a number of choices …

Fifteen Tory motions to know about from the convention

1. Sex-selective abortion<p>In a motion by the riding association of pro-life B.C. MP Mark Warawa, delegates agreed to support a motion to condemn sex-selective abortion. The motion read: "The Conservative Party condemns discrimination against girls through gender selection."<p>Prime Minister Stephen …

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Why students should get a credit card | The Star

All the big banks offer student cards, but BMO, Scotiabank, MBNA (owned by TD), and RBC have the best deals. The cards all offer a number of similar …

The 96-minute rule, and other timely tips

Your work day today might be the traditional eight hours, or stretch to 10 hours or more. But imagine if only 96 minutes really counted.<p>What would you do in those 96 minutes, and how would you protect that precious time from external foes (colleagues, business partners, customers) and the foes …

Do you have the traits to be a star in your career?

<i>Adapted from, with permission of the publisher, from</i> The Young Professional's Guide to the Working World <i>©2013 Aaron McDaniel. Published by Career Press, Pompton Plains, NJ. 800-227-3371. All rights reserved.</i><p><b>The STAR</b><p>The Successful Young Professional is a <i>STAR</i> – Savvy, Tenacious, Adaptive, and …

Fourteen Canadian stocks with healthy profit margins and zero debt

<b>What we are looking for?</b><p>Canadian companies that have healthy profit margins and zero debt. This could appeal to you if you are very risk-averse and don't like the idea of potential dividends going toward interest payments. It could also mean that these companies are missing out on the chance to …

My daughter’s job interview was a joke. Got any tips for hiring managers?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>My daughter is 17 and has worked at a fast-food restaurant and as a snowboard instructor. She recently applied to a few stores at the mall. She got a great response when she handed in her résumé to one clothing retailer and secured an interview. She researched the history of the company …

Tips to boost employee engagement

Employees fall somewhere between "engaged" and "disengaged" on the engagement scale.<p>A high engagement level means less risk that employees will be dissatisfied and a greater likelihood they will be creative and productive. A low level can mean low productivity and high rates of absenteeism.<p>Leaders …