We’ve all heard the phrase “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” And since pretty much everyone has experienced a mother’s wrath at one time or another, most of us would agree with that sentiment. Well, it turns out that business works the same way, …

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another,” reads a Biblical proverb. Several Atlantic Canadian business leaders and CEOs appear to take this adage to heart. They carve precious time out of crowded calendars to attend personal development courses, university classes and enrichment seminars …

Make no mistake: winning even one of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEO awards is no easy task. Successful nominees must demonstrate how their leadership instincts and managerial skills have withstood a host of industry challenges: global economic upheaval … skilled labour shortages … declining …

At age 30, Cathy Bennett had been working for McDonald’s for 14 years. She was ready to be an owner, not an employee. The McDonald’s franchise application process was rigorous—interviews, screening, and financial checks—but Bennett finally found herself in a room with the chief financial …

Check out any number of online media sites, and the most popular items invariably relate to celebrity ‘news’. What does it say about our society when our ‘celebrities’ are people who regularly behave badly? And we reward them for it with our undivided attention? When …

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