Strategy & Operations

How to Avoid Conference Call Hell

5 tips to make the most dreaded of business routines more productive, engaging and, yes, fun

BlackBerry Bets on Healthcare Tech

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

One Proven Way to Increase Your Company’s Sale Price

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Thinking of selling your business? Prepare and refine your corporate profile to make the process much faster, easier and more lucrative

The Real Reason You’re So Busy

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Technology is supposed to make our lives easier. So, why are we feeling more overwhelmed than ever? A new book probes this question—and offers some solutions

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

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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

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