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The 12 Wild Phases of Entrepreneurship

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

Face-saving entrepreneurs will call this a "pivot," which basically means, "I was doing this one thing, and now I realize I should be doing this other thing instead." You might feel like a fool for not getting it right the first time around, but I challenge you to find any entrepreneur who got everything right from the get-go.

Globalization Is Only a Good Thing If It Benefits All Groups of Society

Salman Sakir | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada
Salman Sakir

Globalization may have played a role in the emergence of poverty in developed countries. When people in the lower income group experience long-term unemployment, they may slip into poverty. While the poverty rate has remained between 12 to 15 percent in the last few decades in the U.S., the number of people living in poverty actually increased.

Make Way for Audacious Entrepreneurship

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

"I think a lot of entrepreneurs -- women and men -- ted to try and do everything themselves," says Natalie Sisson. "And that's where it goes wrong." If you're an aspiring entrepreneur you MUST check out The Suitcase Entrepreneur for easy and affordable bizhacks, from tech tips to marketing tools.

Does the Governor of the Bank of Canada Have to Be Canadian?

Robert Waite | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Robert Waite

We don't know for sure who will be tapped for the job of Governor of the Bank of Canada. What we do know is that the individual will be a Canadian. No other nationalities were invited to apply. But, in 2013, does such a citizenship restriction even make any sense? Or is it just another manifestation of good, old-fashioned Canadian parochialism?

When Offshore Outsourcing Is Key To Survival

CBC | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Business

As the Royal Bank of Canada faces stinging controversy over outsourcing jobs, some small business owners say that the strategy is key to their surviva...

Harper's Smoke and Mirror Government

Doug Thomas | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

The Harper government is a smoke and mirror government that confuses transparency with murkiness and should realize that such an approach usually resu...

April Showers Give the Environment the Boot

Leah Morrigan | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada Impact
Leah Morrigan

It's April, and no matter where you live in Canada, spring 2013 will be wet, if not flooded. Rubber boots are your practical and stylish answer -- but with environmental reservations. Waterproof footwear will be made either of rubber or PVC, one of the most widely used plastics on the planet -- a toxic substance.

U.S. Firms Seek To Block Data On How Many They Hired Abroad

The Washington Post | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada Business

Some of the country's best-known multi­national corporations closely guard a number they don't want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs ...