By 10:09 a.m. on Jan. 2, they'd already made more than the average worker does in a year.
Critics doubt the words will have much of an impact in the real world.
Significant barriers still exist for women in corporate leadership roles. But I am cautiously optimistic that real progress is within reach.
It is all too easy to imagine that the skills that bring business success can be easily transferred to government. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Nothing is harder than being an entrepreneur: self-sacrifice, countless hours, true diligence and undying commitment. I interviewed the following accomplished entrepreneurs, who excel at what they do and have been handpicked by the media as ones to watch. Here, they reflect on their past mistakes and share some of their insights with their B2B counterparts when it comes to e-commerce, IT, funding, delegation, sales and scaling too fast.
There's been a lot of outrage over a new report that shows that Canada's wealthiest CEOs are paid 193 times more than the average Canadian. But there's an even darker side to the story. Ordinary taxpayers are subsidizing those multimillion-dollar salaries, courtesy of loopholes in our tax system.
The information technology industry is one of America's most thriving sectors, according to a plethora of industry experts
Alcohol problems, drug use, sexual misconduct, financial misconduct, defensiveness, denial, berating of other senior management and directors, litigation, loss of key employees, toxicity and bulling. There is not much I have not seen when I am called in to coach the CEO. And CEO misbehaviour happens in the highest level of corporate Canada. You may be surprised, but I am not.
We often associate taking risk and embracing failure as components of being innovative. However, both are components of being innovative and opportunistic. You can be opportunistic and still take risk. You can be opportunistic and still fail. The main difference is your approach.
In 2014, the average wage for a full-time worker was $48,636, according to the think-tank.