Management

What Bosses Can Learn From Their Coddled Millennial Employees

We keep complaining younger workers are too sensitive and needy, but they’re really just rejecting abuse as a standard management tactic

Lessons From the Dragons: What Sets You Apart

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A funny franchisor, some outlandish asks and a charming couple with a cute product line in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 8

When Hackers Hold Your Data Hostage

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It’s an increasingly common form of extortion: hackers gain access to your systems, encrypt it, and demand ransom for the key. Here’s how to respond

Are Your Employees Financially Literate?

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Money worries can hurt productivity and performance. Why you should help staff plan their fiscal futures, and how to do it

Why You Should Encourage Your Employees to Brag More

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It shouldn’t be weird or off-putting for people to tout their own achievements in a business setting. In fact, everyone benefits when (tactful) boasting becomes the norm

The “New Canada” You Need to Be Selling To

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Forget millennials. Watch out for these demographic changes, which will have a huge impact on the Canadian consumer base

Ask a Millennial: Why Won’t You Stay Put?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why young workers jump from job to job, and what you can do to retain them

Proof That Nostalgia Really Sells

Eric Rego stitches L.L. Bean boots in the company's Brunswick, Maine facility. Photo: Pat Wellenbach/AP Photo/CP

Bootmaker L.L. Bean is ramping up production to meet demand as retro becomes the new consumer must-have

How to Actually Get to Inbox Zero

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Email overload is a persistent problem for bosses and business owners. A four-step plan to eliminate your mass of unaddressed messages

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Reduce Your Taxes Too Much

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Finding increasingly creative ways to pay less might be tempting for entrepreneurs, but aggressive tax-planning strategies are not without risk

What It Takes to Produce the Hottest Toy of the Holiday Season

Tiana Wilson age 8 with the most sought-after toy of this Christmas season, Spin Master's Hatchimals, at the Dreamtoys Fair in London. Photo: Nils Jorgensen/REX/Shutterstock/CP

Toronto's Spin Master is winning the Christmas present contest this year with Hatchimals. Here's how it's handling the huge demand

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