The Skeptic’s Guide to Mission Statements

James Cowan's office door, now with 100% more mission statement

The process of articulating the reason your business exists really can provide remarkable clarity of purpose

What’s Driving Up Your Business Travel Costs

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In this week's Export Wire: Where too many corporate trips go wrong; and criticism of Canada's trade deal with the EU spreads

Canada’s Fastest-Growing Construction Companies


Hard-won lessons from the dynamic and innovative firms that are building the nation's economy

Are You Ready for the Global Collaboration Movement?

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Turn your company into a micro-multinational by cooperating with foreign firms on new product innovation

Lessons in Persuasion from Russell Peters

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The celebrated comedian explains his strategies for winning over a crowd

How to Sell to Affluent Empty-Nesters


Forget Gen Y: The millions of Canadian Boomers with no kids at home have serious money to spend

Where Canadians See Growth Opportunities Abroad


Exporters are more comfortable selling to markets they understand, especially if they share a common language

Yes, the U.S. Economy Really Has Recovered


American consumers have a renewed zest for spending, meaning the time is right for Canadian exporters to take advantage

How to Build a High-Energy Workplace

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You won't find much clutter at 1-800-GOT-JUNK's HQ, but you will find some serious productivity hacks

What You Need to Know About BlackBerry’s Passport

The BlackBerry Passport (Photo: BlackBerry)

The Waterloo giant's brand-new smartphone was built with the business world in mind. Does the business world want it?

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Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur proves that you no longer need the hard sell to win big business

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