Canada Small Business

Inspiring Your Work Team to Be Like a Start-Up

Barbara Morris-Blake | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Business
Barbara Morris-Blake

Many of the most successful companies on the planet are start-ups that didn't even exist a few years ago, or sometimes just a few months ago. How do t...

Successful People Share These 5 Habits

Kelsey Ramsden | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada
Kelsey Ramsden

I hang around with all kinds of successful people. There are all kinds of success. You, too, likely hang out with all kinds of successful people if yo...

Not All Entrepreneurs Are 20-Year-Old Ramen-Eating Programmers

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

The latest stereotype regarding entrepreneurship is that it is populated with 20-year-old master programmers who survive on a diet of ramen noodles. While this may be true of Silicon Valley it is hardly a true reflection of all entrepreneurs. Some may question why anyone in this highly unstable economy would choose to transition from the relative security of a corporate position to the instability of entrepreneurship. The reasons are varied but include the following.

Why You Should Consider Becoming an Intrepreneur

Barbara Morris-Blake | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Business
Barbara Morris-Blake

Are you an intrepreneur? If you want to succeed in the 21st century workforce, you should think about becoming one. An intrepreneur is similar to an entrepreneur -- someone who takes ideas and runs with them -- except that he or she does this while working within an existing company.

Entrepreneurs, Don't Wait for Success to Try To Make a Difference

Tim Sinclair | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada
Tim Sinclair

Don't ask customers to fill out paper work or give time or money. For example, with our program for every package of any of our products bought in a community, our consumer (through their purchase) and we at U-Be-Livin-Smart feed a needy individual in that community through a nearby food bank. All the consumer has to do is make the decision to purchase.

What Is a Corporate Incubator, and Why Is it a Bad Idea?

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

As innovation moves to the forefront of corporate agendas, corporations are attempting to capture the competitive advantages that result from innovation. While many believe that innovation can be captured with existing organizational processes, these are actually a severe impediment to innovation.

10 Things a Startup Founder Should Never Do

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

Today's economy offers the dreamer many opportunities but without following through, no dream can be turned into reality. Entrepreneurs must be consistent and focused in their actions and their resolve no matter what the cost.

Small Business Ups The Optimism, Especially In Two Provinces

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business finds small business confidence rose in December to 65.0 — almost a point and ...