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An Inside Look: Shopify’s Montreal Office (Where No One Actually Has a Desk)

An Inside Look: Shopify’s Montreal Office (Where No One Actually Has a Desk)

This story was created in collaboration with TOWER TRIP Magazine. Visit their website for more slick offices and real estate tours. When I step inside Shopify’s Montreal office, product lead Jonathan Lavoie-Lévesque meets me in the warm wooden reception area,...
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Employees Transform Boring Office Walls With 9000 Post It Notes

A little visual stimulation in the office space can go a long way – especially on Mondays after a long weekend. Tired of his boring, uninspiring office walls, one employee gathered his coworkers and transformed the office over a weekend into a work of art, with almost 9,000 Post-It notes
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Stanford Will Now Pay Tuition Costs for Families Who Earn Less Than $125,000

Tuition costs can make a major dent in anyone’s bank account. Student loans can take a decade to pay off – perhaps longer if you go to an American university. Which is why it’s pretty big news that Stanford just announced it would pay tuition costs for families who earn less than $125,000
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Science Says You’ll Be Happier Spending Money on Experiences Instead of Things

Go ahead; splurge on that weekend away at a summer music festival. Science now provides solid logic on why we should spend our precious paycheques on experiences rather than on things. In the end, it’s the experiences – not the material possessions – that make us happier
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is Giving All His Money to Charity

One of the most important players in the tech world has just publicly pledged to give away his massive fortune to philanthropic causes. And he's just the latest in a long line of the world's wealthiest to commit to doing so
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Canada’s Newest and Most Important Business Trend: Social Philanthropy

If you didn't already know that you could be drinking and giving at the same time, you're one too many behind. Social philanthropy is Canada's latest business trend that, when used right, lets you give back by doing little more than raising a glass
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France Just Made ‘Green’ Roofs Mandatory for All New Commercial Buildings

France is up to some pretty progressive things as of late. First, they sought to ban anorexic-looking models. Now, the country is getting a little greener. In a law passed yesterday, all new commercial buildings must now be partially covered by plants or solar panels
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