Success Stories

Secrets of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company

The remarkable story of how a technophilic car salesman from Salmon Arm, B.C., created a website, changed the way Canadians buy vehicles and built the No. 1 company on the 2016 PROFIT 500—Canada Drives

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

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 Kirstine Stewart’s Big Career Shift

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The Diply executive, formerly of Twitter and the CBC, explains the value of brash moves

What Some of Canada’s Top Business Visionaries Learned in 2016

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We asked 10 lobbyists, pundits, policy-makers and champions of innovation to share the most important lessons they learned this year. Here's what they said

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 Philanthropy From Frank Giustra

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The former mining magnate focused his efforts on helping Syrian refugees in Europe in 2016. Why, and, how he did it

The Top 10 Most Popular Stories of 2016

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A must-read list for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to make their business better

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