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It’s another morning at work… through the elevator door that needs oil, past that slow-moving infernal clock, the faint smell of bitter coffee and carpet

Desirée Bombenon, CEO of SureCall

Photo courtesy of Desirée Bombenon. As the CEO of SureCall, a leading business optimization company and contact centre, Desirée Bombenon is continuing to innovate and

How Corporate Social Responsibility Affects Reputation

Corporate social responsibility — or simply CSR — refers to the self-regulated accountability that a company has to its customers and clients, its stakeholders and shareholders, and the world at large. It calls into consideration the economic, social, and environmental

Funeral for a Job

It’s another morning at work… through the elevator door that needs oil, past that slow-moving infernal clock, the faint smell of bitter coffee and carpet

Desirée Bombenon, CEO of SureCall

Photo courtesy of Desirée Bombenon. As the CEO of SureCall, a leading business optimization company and contact centre, Desirée Bombenon is continuing to innovate and

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Silicon Valley of the North: Canada’s Tech Industry

Between 2013-2018, two-of-the-top three fastest-growing tech markets were Toronto and Vancouver (one and three, respectively). Canada’s strong university system and immigration policies attract high-skilled immigrants,

Beyond CERB

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the federal government has had to act to financially support Canadians. More than five million people

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CJ Calvert is a professional speaker and the author of Living an Exceptional LIFE and has also ghost-written several books for various business titans. With

How to Deal with Robocallers

The phone rings and the lure of opportunity compels you to answer it. You say hello but, instead of a voice there’s only silence… and

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Abhik Saha: Social Search Pioneer

  With a population of over one billion, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that India has a very popular social search engine – Origgon – geared towards the specific needs and interests of its people. What is shocking is that the founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company was only 15 when he first created the site.

Encouraging Diversity Without Tokenism

In recent years, with the uprising of intersectional feminism and civil rights groups such as Black Lives Matter, the concerns of equal rights for all genders, races, and sexualities has become a highly publicized mainstream issue. At the 2018 Oscars ceremony, after Frances McDormand won the coveted Best Actress Oscar, she used the platform to urge Hollywood writers, directors, and

Services That Can Help You Improve Your Public Speaking

  Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking Thinking back to our school years, most of us can remember a time when we had to do a presentation in front of the class. For some, this was no big deal. But for many kids who later grew into anxious adults, the fear of public speaking (or glossophobia) is something that has

Dr. Breanne Everett: Medical Tech Visionary

  Dr. Breanne Everett is the CEO of Orpyx Medical Technologies, which she co-founded when she was just 25. She developed the SurroSense Rx, a pressure-sensitive shoe insert for people suffering from diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the loss of feeling in the feet and lower legs caused by diabetes. The goal of the device was to save the limbs – and

‘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, emails, or phone calls; people simply disappear. For employers, this means staff members stop showing up for shifts without notice. For recruiters, new applicants go silent during the hiring process. Some will even schedule interviews

Establishing a Charitable Organization for Your Business

  Setting up a charity makes good business sense. While many business owners and entrepreneurs often make charitable contributions throughout the year, setting up your own unique charity is an option that shouldn’t be overlooked. Not only can your charity make a difference for those in need, it can also heighten the profile of your business and contribute to additional

How to Overcome Your Fear of Selling

  In Death of a Salesman, the classic play by Arthur Miller, the story centres on Willy Loman, family breadwinner and failing salesman. His character is unstable, insecure, and self-deluded. He can’t seem to stop revisiting his formerly successful past and simply live in the present, and his inability to adapt to change results in his firing. It’s a sobering

How Gratitude Can Change Everything

  Living a happy life is as easy as being grateful. Gratitude has been shown to improve various aspects of life, including health, daily satisfaction, and the way we relate to others. It’s the act of being mindful by focusing on the present and appreciating what you have now, instead of wanting more. When we express gratitude, our mental focus

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Self-made businesswoman, Dr. Ann Kaplan is the President and CEO of Ifinance Canada, with loan applications exceeding $2billion. She epitomizes the drive and determination to navigate turbulent times and prepare for the future.

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