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Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Paul Berberian

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Brent Messenger

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New investor to aid AmWINS' quest for 150-year legacy

The AmWINS' headquarters at SouthPark in Charlotte. The firm is one the nation's largest wholesale insurance brokerages. | Crain's photo by Steve Cranford.

October 19, 2016 - 11:07am

Despite potential, e-learning still in its infancy across Canada, report says

Few deny the beneficial possibilities of e-learning, but the concept isn't taking off in Canada just yet, a new report says. | Photo by John Loo via Creative Commons.

October 14, 2016 - 4:50pm

Toronto festival rolls out red carpet for YouTube's most popular creators

The inaugural Buffer Festival was a hit in 2013, and has been growing ever since. Photo by Canadian Film Centre via Creative Commons. 

October 14, 2016 - 3:53pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Rebekah Bastian

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

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