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Joe worked for 40 years and took care of himself and his family. He did nothing wrong and lived within his means.
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Most business owners will agree that an employee benefit package is one of the best ways to attract and retain top talent. It not only instills an employee's trust in the company, it’s often an import...
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Everything you need to know about succession plans. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Get in control of your finances with these 5 tips. From the AOL Partner Studio
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No matter how well we take care of ourselves, there may come a time when we experience a health scare. And while Canada's universal health care system definitely helps us in many ways, not every cost incurred by an illness or injury can be covered.
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Companies that have mastered the art of social media. From the AOL Partner Studio
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There's no shortage of options on how to run a business, but one philosophy unites all schools of thought -- give customers what they want and have them come back for more. But the key to securing re...
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Four things you should keep in mind before meeting a financial advisor. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Small things business owners can do to provide personalized service. From the AOL Partner Studio
So you think you're finally ready to start your own business. You've thought about your big idea for a while now and others think fondly of it too — now what?
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was created to protect Canadians from spam. It is the legislation which regulates commercial email, designed to keep unwanted and unrequested electronic messages out of user's accounts. CASL directly affects how businesses market to consumers.
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The most influential element for good teamwork is trust. When trust goes up, fear goes down; and vice versa. When people work and play nice together, it means that there is high trust in the group.
While building a start-up based purely on an exit strategy is incompetent, not at least considering it is equally incompetent. As any start-up founder will confess, building a start-up because you are passionate about the topic or industry is best way to succeed. However, just letting go is the best option for both the start-up and its founders.
October 15-19 is Small Business Week in Canada and this really is a very special year for me. This year I've partnered with Scotiabank to help shine a light on the important issues and challenges businesses in Canada face today. I've had a lot of experience on both sides of the business table and I'm really looking forward to getting a conversation started with entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders from across the country.