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Tag: leadership

Michael Wekerle

Photo caption: From left to right, Michael Wekerle with Andy Curran. Photo courtesy of Michael Wekerle. Featuring Musician and Business Partner Andy Curran There’s no

Suraj K. Gupta

Photo courtesy of Suraj K. Gupta. While pursuing his MBA at Columbia University, Suraj K. Gupta witnessed many founding teams, especially ones headed by women

Michael Bach

Photo courtesy of Michael Bach. As the founder and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI), Michael Bach is an expert in

Sheldon James

Photo caption: From left to right, Shamier Anderson, Sheldon James, and Stephan James. Photo courtesy of Sheldon James. The transition of a bootstrapping entrepreneur in

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas isn’t merely a basketball legend and NBA Hall of Famer, most famous for his 13-year tenure with the Detroit Pistons (1981-82 through 1993-94),

B Corps and Social Good

Profit is no longer the sole driving force for many corporations. Over the last twenty years, B Corporations — or simply, “B Corps” — have

Howie Mandel

Actor, comedian, game show host, voice-over artist, talent judge, and podcaster—is there anything that Howie Mandel can’t do? Most people might know Mandel as one

The Rise of Gen Z Angel Investors

There has been a recent rise in Gen Z angel investors, undoubtedly thanks to the internet, the proliferation of information, and the push towards transparency

Top 5 Business Mogul Traits

If you’ve ever wondered what the key to success is, you’re not alone. Many of us have admired successful people and yearned to know what

Emily Wight: Plant Queen

Opening an online store for houseplants may sound strange in theory, but as more and more people have settled into working from home and setting

Promoting Diversity in the Marketplace

When it comes to the boardroom, there’s always something people of colour tend to notice—a lack of diversity. It’s something that visible minorities (including women)

Shahrzad Rafati, Founder & CEO BBTV

In October 2020, BBTV (BroadbandTV)—a brainchild of Shahrzad Rafati—made headlines as one of the top ten tech IPO listings of all time on the Toronto

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,

Bram A. Lecker

Changing legislative labour laws, fighting for the rights of non-unionized employees and running a law practice with over nine specialized lawyers is all in a

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

Timbaland: Grammy-Winning Music Producer

Timbaland is without equal in his influence, groundbreaking sound inventions, and partnerships with scores of upper-tier modern musicians. Over the past two decades, the 47-year-old

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

How to Connect with People

A lot of people would attribute the opportunities they’ve received to who they know. Who you know matters both in business and in life. Whether

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,

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

A Champion’s Mentality

The Toronto Raptors shocked the sports world by winning the NBA Championship in June, but any devoted basketball fan will tell you that there wasn’t

Bridging the Management Age Gap

Millennials are known as the generation of smartphones, over-priced coffee, and a reputation for entitlement and leisureliness. Despite this, the success of millennials is becoming

Chris Gardner: Raw Determination

Millions of people have heard Chris Gardner’s inspirational talks. They come to hear lessons from the lives he’s lived as an entrepreneur, stockbroker, and single

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

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

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,