Strategy & Operations

The Secret to the Success of Family Firms

Clan-run companies can think in decades, not quarters. Loblaw's Galen G. Weston explains what you can learn from them

Why Litigation Financing Firms Fund Lawsuits from the Little Guys

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It's no longer taboo for third parties to back other people's legal pursuits, creating surging demand for businesses that serve as benefactors

Lessons From the Dragons: Taking on Goliath

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Ambitious entrepreneurs pitch their Uber alternative and a failed attempt to save shoes on Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 12

How to Own and Protect Your Brand

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Worried about another business unwittingly or unscrupulously using your name or identify? What you need to know about claiming and defending trademarks

4 Questions You Should Ask Before Going Global

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Done right, international expansion can produce great returns. An entrepreneur's guide to making the decision

Why You Should Hygge Your Office for the Winter Season

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Feel like hibernating? Everyone else does, too. Time to up the coziness of your cube farm

How to Scale Without Imploding

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Getting bigger doesn't always mean getting better. Without smart planning, growth can break a business

3 of the Most Important Lessons About the Economy From 2016

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Pipelines took central stage at home, while protectionism came back into play abroad, with the election of Donald Trump heralding a new phase for free trade

What You Can Learn From BlackBerry’s Big Pivot

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The tech giant tweaked its raison d'etre in 2016, and it wasn't to go bigger

What You Can Learn About Business From Santa

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His supply chain strategy and brand equity are near-unbelievable. Four strategies you should copy from the world's jolliest entrepreneur

Lessons in Taking Over Family Businesses from Cara’s Bill Gregson

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The turnaround-specialist CEO of the company behind Swiss Chalet, Harvey's and other Canadian staples explains what he's learned working as a hired gun for founding families

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