Category: Business

Engaging Your Talent During COVID-19

Just as in pre-COVID times, it’s likely that your top talent is driving more results than the general employee population, which would’ve continued during crisis

Dress For Success

Why it is important to look the part and how it could be a deal breaker in a business deal. I recently read an article,

Bloc Estate: Real Estate Reimagined

With digital and financial technology revolutionising at a rapid rate, there is no surprise that Fintech companies are taking over the world with ingenious ideas

How to Be Your Own Boss

Do you want to work for yourself? Demonstrate your own abilities, set your own work hours, have people to work for your company? Then you

8 Ways to Supercharge Your Market

Your market may not know just how much it needs your business. Supercharging your market makes it hyper-aware of your business, its core products, its

How to Attain Financial Freedom

It may seem impossible, but being debt-free is an achievable goal, provided you spend intelligently, up your financial IQ, and prepare for unforeseen events. Here

Tips for Writing a Winning Proposal

You have decided to take the plunge and become a small business owner/ entrepreneur. Congratulations. You are joining the 1.14 million small business owners in

Are Luxury Brands on The Decline?

Profits for luxury brands appear poised to continue to rise over next decade, including at brick-and-mortar stores. Growth in New Markets You might have heard

10 Simple Ways to Work Smarter

In today’s working world, the importance of productivity and a good work ethic is preached and praised. Working smarter helps you become a more competent,

Becoming an entrepreneur is not always about succeeding

Lessons of the Failed Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur is not always about succeeding Strategic business tips from failed entrepreneurs that will show you how to protect your business. A wise

How to Avoid Hiring Discrimination

Earlier this year, Chris Hughes, a Victoria man, was awarded payment from Transport Canada after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled in his favor, demanding

Why Overwork Doesn’t Work

Are you overworked? Do you believe there is no such thing? It’s reasonable, as a manager, to expect your team to be dedicated to their

Networking in the Modern World

As someone who has interacted with thousands of people and has hop-scotched the globe on speaking tours, U.K.-based business coach Camilita Nuttall has noticed a

The Evolution of Meat Alternatives

For many decades the plant-based food industry has tried to break through to consumers beyond its base of committed vegetarians and vegans. Only recently have

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

Third-party outsourcing is growing in popularity among big and small businesses alike. Outsourcing, or “contracting out,” refers to the practice of hiring a third-party outside

Dealing with High Turnover

A high turnover rate is not a good look for a company and can mean several things. It could be a sign of a difficult

10 Tips to Help You Brand Yourself

With social media now an integral part of people’s lives, image, public perception, and the necessity for personal branding has never been higher. Personal branding

Navigating a Change in Leadership

Leadership is an organization’s driving force. It dictates culture and productivity, and everything should trickle from the top down. But what happens when an owner

Dealing with Business Rivals

  There’s no escaping competition when it comes to owning and operating a small or medium-sized business. You’re constantly facing a barrage of rivals who

The Rise of Remote Workspaces

Free beer, free coffee, and free food – all at the office. These are the perks of WeWork, the latest franchise in co-working spaces. There’s

Managing Family and Business

  Starting a business with family is a tricky endeavour. On one hand, you can build your relationship with relatives through hard work and success.

Canadian Trade by the Numbers

Canadian Trade by the Numbers

  What products does Canada give to the world? Maple syrup, lumber, Molson and Labatt? These are all things the Great White North is commonly

To Outsource or In-House

To Outsource or In-House

  Third-party outsourcing is growing among big and small businesses alike. Outsourcing (or “contracting out”) refers to the practice of hiring a third-party outside a

Doing Business with Blockchains

Doing Business with Blockchains

  Tech company IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are joining forces to create a new shipping and supply chain company that aims to commercialize

Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA)

Artificial Award Shows

  January is the month-long lull that no one looks forward to after the holiday excitement is over. The dreary climate can take a toll

Lyft Launches in Toronto

Lyft Launches in Toronto

  In the US, ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. operates in close to 400 cities, in all 50 states, and is reachable by 95% of the

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Weekend Recap

Black Friday Has Gone Global

Black Friday, the phenomenon that once belonged solely to the US, is now a consumer holiday that has gone global, spreading to Canada and Europe.

movie reviews, hollywood, boxoffice, rotten tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes vs. Hollywood

  Can a website bring down a multibillion-dollar industry? For some Hollywood executives, the answer is yes. The website in question is Rotten Tomatoes, the

Canadian Expats

7 Canadian Expats Who Have The Edge

They are people to watch out for in 2017. Coming from an immigrant background, they embraced the opportunities offered by their host country and blossomed

Business

The Fundamentals Of Success

We often hear it takes hard work and luck to be successful. While there is truth to this, science also plays a big role in