Success Stories

When It Pays to Take the Risk

Music-biz titan Allan Reid, who runs the Juno Awards, among other duties, is no stranger to leaps of faith. In fact, he's built a career on it

The 3 Questions That Unlock Employee Innovation

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Asking staff a few strategic things, and maybe buying a pizza or two, can unleash your company's next great idea

5 of the Best Leadership Lessons From 2016

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From Fort McMurray to Indian conglomerates, the year demonstrated how important it is to have someone with vision at the top, and how high the stakes can be

5 of the Best Technology Lessons From 2016

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Automation, whether for chatbots or cars, is moving quickly but still has a long journey to the mainstream. Meanwhile, other ideas literally blew up

What Some of Canada’s Top Entrepreneurs Learned in 2016

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We asked 12 of the country's most successful and innovative founders to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

What Some of Canada’s Top Executives Learned in 2016

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We asked eight corporate titans to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

What Martin Shkreli’s Year Can Teach You About Being Greedy

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The extreme behaviour of the reviled pharma exec shows just what doesn't work in business any more

What We Learned in 2016

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56 killer insights from top bosses, rising stars, big thinkers and the most-talked-about and important events of the year

What You Can Learn About Turnarounds From Valeant’s Very Bad Year

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Comebacks aren't easy. Just ask the folks at the troubled pharma giant, who's fortunes continued to nosedive in 2016

What You Can Learn About Following Fads From Pokémon Go

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The insane, temporary popularity of the mobile game in 2016 is a warning to companies chasing trends across the modern consumer landscape

7 of the Best Marketing Lessons From 2016

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Feelings trumped facts, and even the most innocuous brands found themselves dragged into public conversations they never intended, or wanted, to be part of

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

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