Why is common sense so uncommon?

“Business people would do well to remember some of the principles and values that have steered many long-standing and successful enterprises through the inevitable turbulence every company experiences,” wrote Paul Tsaparis, executive-in-residence at York University’s Schulich School of Business, in The Globe and Mail.

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Why barbers should buy stocks

Schulich Professor Moshe Milevsky thinks his barber Enzo should invest more in stocks than his finance students should. “The jobs of people who work on Wall Street are very sensitive to the economy and stock market,” said Milevsky in Businessweek.

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Fight of the bumblebee

York University PhD candidate Sheila Colla has spent her summers stalking the rusty-patched bumblebee, which in 2012 became the first bee to be listed as endangered in Canada, largely due to her research, reported the March issue of The Walrus.

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