It's been two years and I know for certain I wouldn't be where I am today if that didn't happen.
Don't ask him how he feels about cocktails and haircuts.
She came to Canada as an immigrant. Now she's working with Drake.
He's shifting social consciousness one app at a time.
Ani + Wren co-owner Lauren Levy explains how being an entrepreneur and a mom can be a tough balancing act.
Lauren Levy, co-owner of Ani + Wren, explains how she’s managed to find time for her family and holds on to a job she loves.
When Lauren Levy opened Ani + Wren, she and her sister had no name, brand or product. But over the years, the Toronto entrepreneur has carved out a niche catering to expecting moms in search of stylish maternity wear.
Marc Hull Jacquin
The Shopify exec knows a thing or two about starting a business.
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Marc Hull-Jacquin is in the business of changing lives. He's the founder and executive director of The Shelter Movers of Toronto, a non-profit that offers moving services to women leaving abusive home...
There is considerable confusion about the kinds of public policies that foster entrepreneurship.
Don't ask him about cocktail bars in salons.
ISO a giant plate of pasta.
Kofi Gyekye came to Toronto as an entrepreneur. He found success but wanted to create rather than chase clients. And so his team created Usful and it might just change the way businesses see empty space.
If you allow yourself to be wooed by empty perks, you might be back to the job board sooner than you thought.
You aren't supposed to have all of the answers. You are not supposed to be good at everything.
Chef Jae Anthony’s explains why his personality is very much part of his success story.
Chef Jae Anthony shares how three days of selling poutine made all the difference in opening his restaurant Seasoned Dreams.
Jae Anthony has been cooking Caribbean food since he was 11. But running a restaurant? That’s something the Montreal entrepreneur is relatively new at. Here’s how the founder of Seasoned Dreams turned his pop-up hustle into fully-fledged eatery.
You likely need signs, signals, alarms and life forces to interrupt your work flow in order to take care of yourself.
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I believe there are only two types of emails that don't require a response.
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Administrative barriers make it virtually impossible to gain funding, operate and create a sustainable business model in a timely fashion.
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The Canadian job market is in a state of flux, with the explosion of the on-demand economy and part-time employment increasingly becoming the norm for many workers. As a result, we're seeing more Cana...
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Since I've been both an employee and an employer, I know rules are needed to help a company run smoothly. Yet, many (too many) are for (as corporations love to say) "optics." It's always amazed me how little wiggle room there is in big companies. Employees typically work more hours than they're supposed to, and while not all employers have the ability to reward their hard work monetarily, they can certainly thank them in other ways.
Experience has shown me that the key to a happy summer is avoiding the tendency to worry about work when you're on holiday and wishing you were on holiday when you're working. That entails finding a work-life balance and can be easier said than done, regardless of whether you are an independent business owner or an employee.
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The next time you read about mass layoffs or publications shutting down at the big media companies, don't be so quick to blame it on the Internet or millennials. Neither of them are going away, but if the big guys don't start doing something differently, they will.
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With many functions to attend and restaurant options during business travel, I need to be wary of over-consuming. If I'm at a hotel for more than two nights, I ensure there is an in-room fridge or mini-kitchen so I don't have to rely on restaurant food and large portion sizes. This works well for me.
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The world is moving fast and we need to act faster by engaging women with long-term solutions. Merging my academic focus on education and economics with my passion for arts, I will use the G(irls)20 opportunity to contribute to my community by inspiring girls through three "I's" to achieve economic empowerment:
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The first time you experience it, you might want to cry (well, you probably will cry); you might want to stop speaking up in meetings; you may be afraid to make that next call. But you have to fight it. You need to fight your haters.
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A client has referred you to someone who you think is an ideal prospect. Conversations have gone very well and they made a Request For Proposal (RFP). But somewhere along the way, something changed. Here's why.
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In a buyer's market, job seekers have to be the world's best salespeople. You have to spark an interest, craft your pitch, and prove the worth of your top product: you. If you can't sell yourself as the best and brightest for the job, you'll never close the deal. Not a natural sales person? That's OK.
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We always seem to find the time to check in -- but we rarely take the time to check out. So give yourself and your team the freedom to take a total technology blackout and get some unplugged Facetime with your travel companions. Trust me: everything back at the office will be exactly as you left it.
Let’s be real -- there’s nothing better than finding out a restaurant, café, or clothing store offers free Wi-Fi. Getting online quickly, easily and for free is a simple way to feel connected to our friends, coworkers, and our favourite brands. It’s the little things that make us feel valued.