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

Meet the Successful Serial Entrepreneur Who Didn’t Quit His Day Job

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Kevin Frey has started three companies, but that's just one of his three parallel career paths

Meet the Company That Built a Growth Engine From Railway Ties

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How pressure-treated wood firm Stella Jones became one of Canada's best stocks

Why Being “Boring” Is the Best Strategy for Your Business

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We all crave excitement, but it's possible to get rich by being dull. How to be totally unglamorous, surprisingly innovative, and wildly profitable

The 2 Tests Every Job Candidate Must Pass

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Your business is only as good as the people that work within it. What one entrepreneur does to ensure new hires will fit into his company’s culture

How to Actually Put Your People First

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Aon Best Employers in Canada 2017 winner Mouvement Desjardins is giving its workers agency, and proving that any company can create engagement by focusing on employees

What It’s Like to Take Over the Family Business

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Consumers often think Chapman’s Ice Cream is a large multinational, but it's actually an independent Markdale, Ont. firm owned by a clan of the same name

PROFIT 500 Growth Tips

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Advice from business visionaries, management experts and the entrepreneurs behind Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

How to Think Bigger—MUCH Bigger

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Legendary entrepreneur Tony Lacavera explains how to expand your thinking—and your business

How to Drive Business Value

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Sortable's Christopher Reid and BDO's Alex Hardy share a proven strategy for ratcheting up its performance—and worth

How to Improve the Canadian Investment Landscape

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Globalive Capital's Tony Lacavera on why the funding model for Canadian startups has to change

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