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Tag: Motivation

The Benefits of Trade Shows and Festivals

It’s convention season, and several small businesses are showcasing their products and services at trade shows and festivals. Although many exhibitions take place in the spring and

Should you Invest in Gold?

Inflation can take a heavy toll on the economy; when prices of goods and commodities rise sharply, it affects the purchasing power. The erosion of

The Rise of Remote Work

Zoom. Microsoft Teams. Google Meet. Webex. You’ve likely used at least one video conferencing system this month.  But can you remember how often you used

Meghan McPeak: Blazing Her Path

Meghan McPeak’s passion for basketball and broadcasting started at a young age. It continued during her time at Humber College in Canada, where she studied

Case Studies of Exemplary Leaders

Discover the inspiring stories of exemplary leaders who have significantly impacted through their visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to driving change. These remarkable individuals have

The Movement Toward Plant-Based Foods

In the movement towards more plant-based foods, we are seeing gradual — but obvious — changes in agriculture. This centuries-old industry has become increasingly more

Government Grants You Should Know About

Governmental emergency relief programs were a regular feature during the pandemic. While the pandemic is mostly over, many small businesses are still struggling. Entrepreneurs across

Influence of Technology on Education

Technology has long influenced the world of academia, and its most important impact has arguably been the increase in accessibility and availability of information. However,

The Political Aspects of Climate Change

Climate change is a controversial topic, particularly in the realm of politics. The connotations of action and advocacy differ when discussed in political, scientific, and

Supporting LGBTQ Businesses

In recent years, there has been significant progress in recognizing and accepting the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community, but there is still

How Has the Pandemic Affected the Rich?

The COVID-19 pandemic rattled the foundations of society—and to cope, many touted the phrase, “We’re all in this together.” The pandemic was considered some non-discriminatory

Best Practices to Avert Layoffs

Companies may lay off employees for various reasons, such as budget cuts, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, changes in business strategy, and economic downturns. However, as

10 Most Innovative Companies of 2022

Innovative companies are game changers; they are constantly pushing the limits by trying bright ideas and offering new products and services. They also change the

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 can

The Reality of Rolling Layoffs

With the pandemic almost over, employees still face the harsh reality of rolling layoffs. Recently, some of the biggest tech companies in Silicon Valley announced radical layoffs.

The Story of Wattpad

If you enjoy immersing yourself in a good story or have aspired to become a fiction writer, then you need to know about Wattpad —

Black-Owned Start-Ups to Support

The Black Lives Matter protests shed much-needed light on the problems of systemic racism.  In Canada and the U.S., several businesses released apologies, and the

16 Inspirational Quotes by Black Leaders

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” – Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we

Six Best Financial Podcasts

On his podcast The Dana Gould Hour, the comedian noted that the word “podcast” has outlasted the technology for which it was named. iPods went

Five Tips on Curbing Tech Addiction

Technological advances have improved people’s businesses, communications, and lifestyles — though not without impediments. Tech addiction is an obsessive urge for the excessive reliance on

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

9 Best Start-Up Accelerators Of 2022

Many up-and-coming start-ups can benefit from participating in accelerator programs, through mentorship, industry insights, and, in many cases, financial support. Accelerators are offered in several

Jane J. Wang: CEO of Optimity

Photo courtesy of Jane J. Wang. Serial entrepreneur, university professor, and cancer research fundraiser, Jane J. Wang is the founder and CEO of Optimity, the

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

Susan Sly Has It All!

Author, speaker, entrepreneur, mother-of-five and fitness enthusiast; Susan believes that we can truly have it all. You have been an entrepreneur since you were 11

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

Joel Brown: Propelling Others to Succeed

Joel Brown created Addicted2Success and coaches more than 200 aspiring entrepreneurs each month as part of his exclusive Mind-Strong Alliance group and has established himself

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