Neal Corbett

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Vancouver's real estate market could crash thanks to China

What Are The Restrictions?<p>Everyone knows China has capital controls, but most don't <i>know</i> about China's capital controls. They're a set of restrictions on converting yuan into foreign currency. A requirement since the yuan is basically Monopoly money outside of China, since it's not convertible…yet. …

A Simple Yet Powerful Way to Handle a Stress Episode

I’m sitting behind a long table, flanked by a marketing manager on my right and an entrepreneur on my left. We are an admission jury at an elite French business school. The candidate seated before us has spent the last two years toiling in a high-pressure preparatory school to get ready for this …

Mindfulness

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

The power of serendipity is hot in business circles. Silicon Valley campuses have been constructed to foster more “random collisions.” One key to creativity, many thinkers say, is unexpected interactions. “Create spaces where you’re wandering around and exposing yourself to new people,” John Hagel …

Networking

5 Work Stresses You Can Alleviate with Tech

From the pressure to keep up with social media to the low-level irritation produced by a world in which something is always beeping or buzzing, technology can produce its own set of anxieties.<p>At the very least, you need to organize your devices, accounts and online time so that you reduce your …

Productivity

How to Embrace Complex Change

Lee Wright<p>Denise Wang felt settled in her life in London. She had a great job as the divisional marketing chief at a UK-based consumer goods company; a supportive husband, Phil, who was a partner in an international consultancy; and two daughters, eight and 10, who had for the previous three years …

Management

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

How Making Time for Books Made Me Feel Less Busy

Six months ago, I found myself drowning in a flood of easy information. The internet—and all the lovely things on it, things like Wikipedia, Twitter, podcasts, the New Yorker, email, TED Talks, Facebook, Youtube, Buzzfeed occasionally, and yes, even the Harvard Business Review—provide unlimited …

Book Publishing

Is Overwork Killing You?

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Every time the conversation turns to overwork, which is often these days, I think of Arthur (a pseudonym). When I met him, long ago, he was picking himself up after a tough year. A seasoned CFO with a sharp mind and an abrasive style, Arthur had lost his job over a …

The Workplace

'Meninoisms' defined era in Boston sports

<b>Mayor Menino meets Manny Ortez. [Or is that David Ortiz?]</b><p>Most politicians have at least one infamous quote they wish they could take back.<p>"Read my …