Strategy & Operations

BlackBerry Bets on Healthcare Tech

The troubled Waterloo tech giant has bought a stake in California-based NantHealth in an effort to improve its future prospects

No Joke: Your Mail Costs Just Spiked by 35%

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Despite Canada Post’s efforts to help businesses adjust to rate hikes, the 98% of small firms relying its services will pay dearly

The Simple Way to Kill Presentation Anxiety

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Even the most seasoned leaders can get nervous before an important speech or meeting. There’s an easy method of improving your confidence—and it doesn’t cost a penny

The Most Useful Skill an Entrepreneur Can Learn

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Most CEOs are better at being listened to than they are at listening. Embrace the latter, and you’ll dramatically improve your results

What Really Happens When You Sell Your Business

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One retired business owner shares how he scored a happy exit—and what you can do to do the same

5 Ways to Host an Amazing Event

PROFIT Business Cast

The stakes are high when you get people out to an in-person event. Here are some tips on what works

Get An Advisory Board, Triple Your Sales Growth

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Firms that create advisory boards perform measurably better than those that don’t. So, why do so few companies have them?

When Should You Cut Your Losses?

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Deciding whether to shut down is one of the toughest decisions any entrepreneur will ever make. It helps if you dial down the emotion

Do Conference Calls Have to Suck?

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They're a business reality, but they're also dry, annoying and (too often) unending. What do you do to make your group phone calls more tolerable?

Are You a Toxic Leader?

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4 signs that your “bad boss” behaviour might be infiltrating your entire workforce—and what you can do to stop the damage

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits

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Like the idea of letting employees pick and choose their perks? Know the costs before you convert

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