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If you missed our Economic Forecast event on January 23, watch Sherry Cooper's summary (and our dean's reaction).
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We asked alumnus and Toronto #entrepreneur  Jordan Whelan for his top three tips for people starting their own business. Here’s what he had to say.
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What happens to businesses when natural disasters strike (like the one in Buffalo this week)? How can they prepare so that the wheels don't come off when the snow comes down?

If you're in the Burlington, ON area and you're interested in learning about how businesses can make themselves and their communities more resilient, come to this discussion panel on November 25. 

Topics: Learn more about business continuity, corporate philanthropy, risk propagation, and supply chain recovery.
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Workplace Harassment: Policies Are Not Enough

Rick Hackett, Canada Research Chair in Organizational Behaviour and Human Performance, discusses workplace harassment and promoting a culture of respect.
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Having some relevant #volunteer  work on your resume makes sense, but unpaid #internships  (and unrealistic employer expectations) are problematic. 

#Poloz  
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You haven't missed the boat yet...
 
Vera Wang didn’t start designing clothes until she was 39.

#entrepreneurs
Martha Stewart didn’t do any home decorating until she was 35. And Charles Flint started IBM at 61.
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Changing behaviours at work is challenging and complicated. Peter Gardiner-Harding gives three important tips for doing it successfully.
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Turning $10 into a whole lot more...
Inspired by the 2006 "One Red Paperclip" phenomenon, the Let's Do Business competition challenges students to turn $10 into much more.
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How the #Chinese  Economy Affects North American Business

Join our panel on November 18 in #Toronto  for a discussion about the Chinese economic environment and how it affects North American businesses and the #economy

Panelists:
David Ho (Former President, Nokia China)
Dianne Craig (President & CEO, Ford Motor Company of Canada)
Dr. Sherry Cooper (TMX Industry Professor, DeGroote)
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Congratulations to the winners of the MBA Pitch in for Charity Challenge!

Good work practising your skills while helping the community.
MBA students in the DeGroote School of Business paired up with local charities this month to compete in the Pitch in for Charity challenge. Teams of first-year students worked with organizations to answer the question: “What would your charity do with $5000?” The teams presented their 8-minute ...
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It might be tempting, but there are good reasons not to drop-out to start-up.

#entrepreneur  | #startup  
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5 things not to do in your next #presentation ...  
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