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When Communicating in Business, It's Synch or Swim

Paul Barter | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

Do you ever leave a voicemail for someone and get an email back? Have you had people text you while you're in a meeting and then get grumpy if you don't immediately respond? Different communication styles can be generational or cultural. Wherever they come from they're important and they will materially affect your career success.

Yahoo's Billion Dollar Bet on Tumblr

Mitch Joel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

If Yahoo can acquire sites like Tumblr and Hulu while pushing beyond their history of being a Web portal, spending a billion dollars on a platform like Tumblr and/or Hulu could well be the cheapest way for a company of that size and magnitude to not only save itself, but rebuild its brand reputation as a leader in the digital world.

Montreal Musician Grimes Attacks Music Industry Sexism

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Music

After recently completing her touring commitments behind "Visions," which picked won best electronic album at last weekend's Juno Awards, Montreal mus...

Is Tom Flanagan Just Another Victim of Social Media's Dark Side?

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

There is no doubt that social media is contributing to great positive changes in our world. But we must not forget or ignore its dark side. Today, we have masses of information that are sent via instant messaging, tweeting, tumblr, YouTube. Speed is a priority, brevity is important. There are social implications that come with this technology. Among other things, we are losing accuracy and time for critical thinking. Tom Flanagan is a recent recipient of information fallout. Look how quickly he was judged and "dropped" by friends and peers. Is this our future: Fear of attacks on social media stifling different voices and difficult but necessary problem-solving?

Are Today's Facebook Haters Yesterday's Telephone Haters?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada
Rachel Ryan

To all the anti-establishment hipsters lamenting technological advancement and the resulting popularity of social media: nostalgia for a bygone era is hardly avant-garde. Drastically different social norms are not an indication of societal "decline," but simply an indication of human nature's astounding ability to both create and adapt to change.

Turns Out Being Young And Rich Is As Glamourous As Everyone Thinks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

How do rich kids spend their time? It appears they have a lot of luxe-looking fun driving expensive cars, playing in pools, renting private jets an...

Sarkozy Meme Has Ex-President Riding Nyan Cat And More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada

Nicolas Sarkozy has officially lost the French presidency to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, but has Hollande ever rode Nyan Cat or shot lasers...

Betty And Veronica Fashions: A Stylishly Addictive Tumblr (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Style

We're the kind of people who look to anyone or anything for style inspiration (you never where or when a genius idea will strike). And right now, we h...

Best and Worst of 2011 Social Media

Hessie Jones | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Business
Hessie Jones

While 2010 saw businesses dip their toes in the social media pond, 2011 confirmed that social media is here to stay. Facebook reached the status of the third largest country in the world surpassing 600 million members.

Why Artists Should Hate the Internet

Ben Johnson | Posted 02.16.2012 | Canada Business
Ben Johnson

By so enthusiastically embracing this newfound ability to share everything, artists' work is being inherently devalued in the rush to simply "get it out there." Sure, you're anxious to share your passion with the world, but think about who is really benefiting from all your hard work before you click that submit button.

Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling Wants To Talk Toronto Politics

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada

Hey girl, feeling down about Toronto politics? Ryan Gosling is here for you. TO Poli Wonk Ryan Gosling is the latest blog to use the Canadian heart...