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Reconsider Leadership

After years of research, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic finally publishes his work on leadership and highlights the problem we have been dealing with in the workplace for years. With a provocative title “Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders (And How to Fix it)?”, Dr. Chamorro-Premuzic seeks to find the answer for two powerful questions: Why is it so easy for incompetent men to become leaders? And why is it so hard for competent people–especially competent women–to advance?

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Try this before you make any New Year resolutions…

Another year has passed, and here is another new beginning. Many of us like to set out New Year resolutions to improve ourselves one way or another – go to the gym more often, earn more money, expand our social circle, etc., etc. But too often we fail to stick to our resolutions by February (or March) and then spend the rest of the year feeling guilty about it. So, what do you do about it?

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Christmas

Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice… December is a month of joy and festivities. It is also the time for reflection. If you are thinking of the universal question – how can we experience happiness in the world that seems to be full of bad news and suffering?

Mental Health For Entrepreneurs

While there are many festivities to enjoy in the winter months, the colder and darker days could also be hard to adjust for most of us. Sometimes it can be a challenge to just get out of bed and we like to say we get SAD (Seasonal affective disorder). But take a moment to ask yourself this question – how are you feeling?

Personality and Personal Projects

While there are many festivities to enjoy in the winter months, the colder and darker days could also be hard to adjust for most of us. Sometimes it can be a challenge to just get out of bed and we like to say we get SAD (Seasonal affective disorder). But take a moment to ask yourself this question – how are you feeling?

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Networking events for introverts

Being an entrepreneur, “network, network, and network some more” is probably the most frequent advice given. Sure, networking is the most effective way to keep us up-to-date on industry trends, create opportunities, and expand our resources in general. Networking events, however, are very daunting to some of us who consider ourselves to be introverts.

How to Differentiate Your Small Business & Stay Relevant

With faster than ever technology advancements, small businesses are left to compete with big-box businesses and their larger capacities to innovate and shift with such technology. So we sat down with Madeline Toubiana, Assistant Professor at the Alberta School of Business. She had a lot to say in regards to how small business can stay relevant and innovative in changing times. One solution? It just might be…