Introducing the 2017 PROFIT 500

Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

A New Funding Option for Companies With Big Growth Aspirations

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The federal government and the country's big banks announced a fund of up to $1 billion for SMEs

Lessons From the Dragons: How to Make Your Audience Your Best Asset


A bath product innovator captures a multi-million dollar market in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 18

6 Things You Can Do to Make Your Workplace Equitable for Women

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Changes that will make your company more female-friendly

What Employers Need to Know About the Women’s Strike

First Nations women lead a women's march and protest against U.S. President Donald Trump, in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday January 21, 2017. Protests were held across Canada in support of the Women's March on Washington. Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP

On March 8, women around the world are abstaining from work and shopping in protest. Here's how companies should handle it

The Problem With Creating “Healthy” Competition Among Your Staff


Rivalries that drive your workers to do better could just as easily ruin your culture. Three rules for contests that don't backfire

Why Sunrise Records Thinks It Can Succeed Where HMV Failed

A closing HMV music store in Kingston, Ont., in January 2017. Photo: Lars Hagberg/CP

Vinyl is having a moment, and Ontario-based Sunrise Records is basking in it. But is the market big enough to sustain 70 new retail locations?

How Businesses Can Actually Use Virtual Reality

Closeup shot of young woman using virtual reality glasses in creative office

Yes, virtual reality and holograms are buzzy, but they are changing the ways companies work and creating a whole new support industry

Why You Need to Stop Thinking Outside the Box

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What most companies need isn't vision, it's focus. To change the world, embrace your boundaries and innovate relentlessly within them

Lessons From the Dragons: When the Novelty Wears Off


An adaptable model for entertaining the masses in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 17

The Wendel Clark Way to Lead Under Pressure


The Toronto Maple Leafs legend on rallying the team in good times and bad and the tactics from the ice that he's now using in the boardroom

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