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Differences in Canadian and American work culture

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images The United States and Canada are next-door neighbors, but there are some major differences in how the two nations conduct business. Across the board, Canada seems to ditch many of the customs Americans hate about their work culture. For example, laws dictate how many hours employees work and …

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Meghan Markle’s normal life before engagement to Prince Harry

Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle may be a millionaire, but she doesn’t act like it.Chris Jackson/Getty Images Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle is an actress on the television drama “Suits,” which films in Toronto, Canada. Markle may be a millionaire and soon-to-be royal, but she doesn’t live a lavish lifestyle. Markle …

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CEO explains why asset management needs more women

Mad Men / Facebook Christine Hurtsellers is chief executive officer of Voya’s Investment Management team, the asset management business of Voya Financial. She writes that i mmediate action paired with a long-term strategy is key to achieving gender parity within a company. When I entered the asset management workforce in 1987, I was …

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How to tell you’re getting fired from your job

Should you be worried?Teerawit Chankowet/Shutterstock • Sometimes, you’ll see that you’re getting fired from a mile away — other times, it’ll be more of a surprise. • In order to avoid getting caught unawares, keep in mind the signs that your job is at risk. • Everything from bad performance …

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How to meditate, according to Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard said that it is impossible to not feel the effects of compassion meditation if done correctly. Talks at Google/YouTube Matthieu Ricard, 71, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who has been practicing meditation since his 20s. Ricard has used his unlikely fame to teach others how to hone what …

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A day in the life of Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp

The CEO uses meditation — not coffee — to stay energized throughout the day.Ben Rose / Stringer / Getty Images • Katia Beauchamp is CEO of Birchbox, the beauty subscription service she co-founded in 2010. • She is also a mother of three. • She shared some insights on staying productive …

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