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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

5 Things Managers Should Know About Innovation (But Most Don't)

There is no one "true" path to innovation<p>Every business knows it needs to innovate. What isn't so clear is how to go about it. There is no shortage of pundits, blogs and conferences that preach the gospel of agility, disruptive innovation, open innovation, lean startups or whatever else is …

I've watched 120 hours of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway meetings — these are the top 5 things I learned

The billionaire Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway investing partner Charlie Munger have been dispensing financial wisdom and life lessons for 24 years at their annual shareholders meetings. CNBC has recently archived about 120 hours of videos from meetings dating back to 1994.<p>I've gone …

9 great Chromebooks you can buy in 2018

Once upon a time, Chromebooks were low-budget options for students without many features or high-end specs.<p>But no longer. As Google refines Chrome …

Why Working Hard Is Not Enough To Get Ahead

“Women get so caught up in the ‘performance currency,’” said Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley. “We over-invest in this because, in many ways, it is safe. It is black and white. It is much grey-er to take some time out and shoot the breeze …

Elon Musk Just Gave a 1-Sentence Lesson in Accountability (While Explaining How Much He Gets Paid)

Even with a track record of bold announcements, Musk may have just lapped them all.<p>Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his astonishing CEO pay package.<p><i>The New York</i> …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

The 5 Levels of Trust

All relationships depend on a foundation of trust. There is a direct relationship between employee trust and performance. Customer trust is a key …

Leadership

4 Technology Trends That Will Transform Our World in 2018

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls …

Bots

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

Strategies For Staying Connected To Your Production Operations

Quality and on-time delivery are the top factors that drive success in the eyes of manufacturing customers, according to a recent survey of 125 North …

Manufacturing

Canada’s Top 10 Universities to Pursue a Computer Science Degree

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings has released its annual subject ranking, with computer science among the newly featured …

Express Entry Candidates Benefit from Ontario Immigration Stream

The reopening last week of the Canadian province of Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities immigration stream allowed certain candidates in the Express …

Canada

IRCC Invites 2,000 Candidates to Apply in November 8 Express Entry Draw

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited 2,000 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence …

Convert Language Points from IELTS to CLB for Canadian Immigration

A standardized language test result, showing English or French language proficiency, is required for immigration to Canada under Express Entry. Three …

Canada

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business In 2017

• 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.<br>• 83% believe AI is a strategic priority for their businesses today.<br>• 75% state that AI will allow them to move into new businesses and ventures.<p>These and many other fascinating insights are from the Boston …

Data Warehousing

August 23 Express Entry Draw Has CRS Cut-Off Threshold of 434

A total of 3,035 candidates for immigration to Canada have been issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in the latest draw from …

Common Law

What are your Canadian immigration options?

The right Canadian immigration program for you will depend on your qualities, your goals, and your particular situation.<p><i>Note for users based in the</i> …

Study in Canada - International Student Status

International students in Canada are in an excellent position to develop their career in Canada and stay permanently. The decision you have already …

Why People Are Key To Improving Productivity In Your Business

As a species, we seem to have figured out how to become rich. Call it Capitalism, Globalization, Neoliberalism, or whatever you like, there’s no denying that over the last few of hundred years, humanity has found a way to dramatically improve our standard of living. But this process doesn’t happen …

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15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

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How Self-Motivation Can Be Easier When You Find Your True Calling

Sheba Leung<p>Translator. Sport lover. Traveler. Read full profile<p>Whenever a new year starts, we often make our own new year’s resolution. But how long …

This book left me in tears

All lives have equal value. But some deaths seem particularly cruel.<p>When Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2013, he was a …

7-minute bodyweight workout for runners

Strength and bodyweight training can transform your running without the need for a gym membership or any equipment.<p>Here's a reminder of the 5 …

Workouts