Category: Featured

Colin Kaepernick: Believe

“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” An intriguing tagline for Nike’s bold ad campaign featuring the controversial Colin Kaepernick. From being blackballed

Huda Idrees: Medical Tech Visionary

As a 12-year-old, Huda Idrees was already building websites for clients. Idrees, who learned computer-programming and web design in Saudi Arabia, is also an Industrial

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

The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy

  Mental health has slowly but surely become recognized as being just as important as one’s physical health. Campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk and other

Transformational Leadership

  Leadership is an oft-defined and widely studied concept. A cursory search of popular leadership quotes will produce definitions such as, “A leader is a

Job Automation Nation

  Between robots, self-driving cars, and 3D printers, technology is rapidly changing life as we know it – but at what cost? Sure, there’s little

Ideas for Winter Pick-Me-Ups

  The holiday season is a time for joy and family, spending time with loved ones to celebrate what matters most, and general merriment. From

7 Stress Management Strategies

  In my seminars and articles, I frequently preach “stress management,” and I always talk about exercise and nutritional methods to manage stress. Today, for

‘Job Ghosting’ on the Rise

  A common dating trend has made its way to the workplace. Known as “ghosting,” it involves ending a relationship without communication. There are no texts,

The Shame of Vacation Shaming

  For decades, the North American dream was to work hard, make a name for yourself, and most importantly, make money. Several financial crises later,

How to Grow Your Online Business

  Anyone with spare time and internet access can start an online business. A successful online business, however, takes perseverance and care. Whatever your product

The Smartest of Watches

  These days, watches are for more than simply telling time. There are some camps that feel the Apple Watch or Samsung Gear are nothing

How to Become an Intelligent Investor

  While prudence will drive the beginner investor to follow market trends and stay conventional, time, experience, and the desire to earn higher returns should

Mental Health in the Workplace

If you wake up dreading your workday, you’re not alone. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, 70% of Canadians are concerned about the

Jane Goodall: Conservation Pioneer

  Jane Goodall’s name will forever be synonymous with the incredible work she’s done for chimpanzees and the environment. It wasn’t quick and easy activism,

The Streaming Revolution

  Back in the early 1980s, Time magazine ran an article about how (then) newly-launched MTV was changing the entertainment landscape. The article began with

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

Kelly Holmes: A Champion’s Strength

  Retired British middle-distance runner and decorated Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes was a two-time gold medal winner (in the 800-metre and 1500-metre events) at the

Space Tourism: Looking at the Stars

  Staring at the sky isn’t a pastime restricted to daydreamers, even the rich stargaze while they contemplate life and its mysteries. The difference being

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

How to Be a Leader, Not a Boss

  As a leader, you want to inspire your employees, customers, and the world with your vision. Managing people and situations and making decisions effectively

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.

Yahaya Baruwa: Stories of a Dreamer

  Yahaya Baruwa is a Nigerian-born, Toronto-based author and entrepreneur. Having decided on his path at just 21, Baruwa launched his own publishing company, Tapestry

Shelley Niro: A Multi-Dimensional Artist

  Award-winning multidisciplinary artist Shelley Niro is a true multimedia artist, working across various media, including photography, filmmaking, painting, sculpting and beadwork. A member of

Jane Wood: Founder of T.O.T Corp

Jane Wood: Founder of T.O.T Corp

  Jane Wood is the founder of The Original Toy Corporation, or T.O.T Corp., an Ontario-based toy manufacturer, as well as the designer of the