Chris Burelle

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At the top of the food chain

Galen G. Weston on the power of family, the future of Loblaw, the 'clear and present danger' to the grocery business – and the hardest thing about swallowing Shoppers Drug Mart<p>­The son also rises. In January, shortly after his 44th birthday, Galen G. Weston took over as chief executive officer of …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

Don't try to be perfect, just try to be better than you were yesterday.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

The Smart Way to Pull a New PR<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Pick a deadlift variation that suits your anatomy. The one you choose depends on five …

Setup

‘Indescribably sad and depressing’: A gallery of letters from Canadian pioneers and immigrants who absolutely hated it here

If you were born in Canada, chances are good that your family tree contains at least one person who spent much of their life absolutely hating this …

Margaret Atwood: Gabrielle Roy, in nine parts

Gabrielle Roy walking on the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, circa 1956. (Photograph from “Album Gabrielle Roy”, from Francois Ricard)<p>GABRIELLE ROY, …

Literature

Federal budget only tweaks tax rules, but hints at more changes coming down the road

While this week’s federal budget didn’t contain much in terms of meaningful tax policy announcements, let’s take a closer look at a couple of changes …

The Power of Le Pen

Patrice Sinoquet loves the United States of America. In this bleak corner of northern France, he stands out in his Harley-Davidson jacket, his arms …

Europe

This Bath Oil Will Knock You Out

After a long day of writing emails, replying to emails, forwarding emails, and whatever else constitutes modern working life, you need a bath. But not just any Mr. Bubble situation, oh no.<p>You need Aromatherapy Associates Deep Relax Bath and Shower Oil. It seems crazy expensive at first ($73!!), but …

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying

Palliative nurse Bronnie Ware has captured hundreds of regrets from terminally ill patients, none more than this one.<p>Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance …

Positive Thinking

How a board of directors can be a major asset

<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</i> here.<p>We CEOs rely heavily on our strengths.<p>Boards are a mirror of our weaknesses and …

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Stanford University

Sales Is Not Easy - And Neither Is Finding Good Salespeople

Salespeople are the lifeblood of any good business. They provide the fuel that ignites the rocket ship of growth. Yet speak to any entrepreneur and they all seem to share a common challenge: finding, hiring and motivating great salespeople. It feels like a never-ending quest, one as frustrating as …

Can I Beat Jet Lag With Good Planning?

For those of us who spend a lot of time in the air (and know the feeling of heading to a business meeting straight off a red-eye): below, a great …

How to give an amazing massage—even if you have no idea what you’re doing

The lights are dim. The music is just right. And you’ve got a brilliant idea: You’re going to give your your partner (or person you’re hooking up …

Health nuts from Hugh Jackman to Tim Ferriss are trying 'intermittent fasting' — the dieting fad that lets you eat anything

A diet that goes against convention wisdom on healthy eating is gaining traction among health nuts, including Hugh Jackman, "4-Hour Workweek" author Tim Ferriss, and tech workers in Silicon Valley. It's pretty simple, with no calorie-counting or intense exercise regimen involved.<p>How it works, in a …

Holistic Medicine

The hills are alive

Scenery, challenging slopes and updated luxury greet visitors to western Austria's Arlberg region, writes Abigail Butcher.<p>Size is everything, or so we are led to believe when it comes to ski resorts. In a world where lift passes are expanding and ski companies merging, European ski resorts are …

The Best Places to Walk in Paris

In her new book, “Flâneuse,” Lauren Elkin expands the concept of the <i>flâneur</i> — that aristocratic bohemian man strolling the city streets, possibly with a top hat or some other touch of the dandy — to include women wanderers from Virginia Woolf to Sophie Calle (one of whose works will be featured in …

A Safe System for Heavy Lifting After a Disc Bulge

I’ve had a mountain of enquiries from people all over the world asking the same question:<p><b>“What is ‘the best exercise’ for my low back problem?”</b><p>This …

Workouts

12 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Bench Press (and Save Your Shoulders)

Pretty cool title, right? But surely it can’t be true? <b>Putting kilos on your bench press doesn’t usually mean happy days for your shoulders.</b><p>How many …

The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you want to return to. You can say, "Show me documents from yesterday" or "Show me …

Apps

Fuel to Be Strong: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

<b>Let’s face it: most of the quality nutrition information comes out of the bodybuilding community and is aimed at bodybuilders</b>. And that makes sense. …

Nutrition

25 Tips for Better Front Squats

<b>When in doubt, do front squats.</b><p>This is one of my favorite strength training mottos (along with "perfect practice makes perfect" and "fast sh*t is …

Bench Press Without a Bench

6 Floor Presses For Healthy Delts<p>Bench With No Bench, Save Your Shoulders<p>Got a sharp pain deep inside your shoulder? Trying to bench press anyway? …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

10 Pros Give Their Top Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building quads?<p>Amit Sapir – IFBB Pro, World Record Holder Powerlifter<p>Do 3 sets …

The 'Why' Behind the Buy: 3 Steps to Solutions-Based Selling

Few startups, according to leadership guru Simon Sinek, can articulate why they do what they do. They know what they’re selling, who they’re selling it to, and, often, how they’re going to sell it — but they don’t know <i>why</i> those individuals and companies need it.<p>Sinek’s experience rings true with my …

Bench Press - How To Set Up

Of the major lifts, the bench press and the press are always the last to mature. A lifter can enjoy five or more years of steady gains in the squat, …

10 Success lessons from Carlos Slim Helu – “Wealthiest Man in Mexico” for entrepreneurs

Share42<p>Tweet<p>Share96<p>+18<p>Shares 146<p>“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.” Mexico’s richest man …

Donald Trump’s winner-takes-all wasteland: America will never be “great” if we continue to worship the hustle

When he went to kiss Donald Trump’s ring, Mitt Romney’s eyes reflected America’s compromised soul<p>The footage of Mitt Romney speaking to reporters after his recent dinner with Donald Trump is horrific. During the presidential primary, Romney gave an impressive address to Republicans warning against …

7 Ways to Push Your Employees Without Going Too Far

Increase your employee productivity without shutting them down<p>The art of pushing your employees is tricky. Push them to achieve bigger results and boost their productive capacity; push them too far and they disengage and quit.<p>I was 15 and ready to quit the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts, …

Employment