“I’m a recovering workaholic,” admits Jullien Gordon, a nationally recognized speaker and founding partner of New Higher, in a recent LinkedIn post. Workaholism, he says, looks similar to high performance on the outside — but they’re actually nothing alike. Gordon has spent the last year doing research and conducting experiments
Notwithstanding the protestations of anyone who believes that surfing the Internet is a proxy for actual learning, the real world is not teachable in 140 character increments. Therefore, I generally recommend to people who genuinely want to learn about the investing and capital markets that they embark on a program
Planning for retirement can be overwhelming. It requires thinking about long-term goals and it forces consideration of a more sensitive subject — one’s own mortality. An RBC study reports that only 52% of Canadian boomers actually put a plan on paper despite understanding its importance. However, they worry about it.
Since 2010, Square Inc’s matchbox-sized card readers have steadily supplanted credit card machines in coffee shops and corner stores across the United States. Now, the company, one of Silicon Valley’s most highly valued private firms, is diving into a market as expansive the internet itself. Square launched a shopping website
Some may call them whiny and self-important, but when it comes to jobs, Generation Y’s sense of entitlement is partly the result of being pointed down career paths that have led them back to the same opportunities they had when they were teenagers. “I don’t expect vacations, shopping or extravagance
The promise of cheaper flights is driving many Canadians across the border to U.S. airports — costing millions of dollars in lost revenue in Canada — but the federal government says it won’t subsidize air travel. The trend of more Canadians flying out of the United States is disconcerting to
There were signs of stabilization in the housing market as prices continued to climb in January, while total sales fell from a year before, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. The average national sale price of a home rose two per cent from January 2012 to $354,754 last month,