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The Profits and Perils of Sponsorship

Small businesses are vital financial contributors to their communities, but when should you draw the line?

The Biggest Cost of Bad Ideas

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Mistakenly pursuing a poor opportunity is a waste of time, money and energy. But there’s an even bigger cost.

Exit Tips from an Entrepreneur Who Sold His Business—Twice

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Tricks and tactics to help you attract an offer you can't refuse.

Secrets of a Billion-Dollar Pivot

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How Canadian tech entrepreneur Stewart Butterfield turned a failed passion project into a productivity-boosting workplace tool.

How to Break Up With Your Co-Founder

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As a company evolves, one founding owner may be left behind. How to help your business partner move on.

4 Lessons From an Exit You Can Use Now

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Janalta Interactive founder Cory Janssen explains how the sale of his business changed his approach to entrepreneurship

Low-Tech Tricks to Make Yourself More Productive

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Sam Sebastian heads the Canadian arm of an internet giant, but his working style is effectively old-fashioned

7 Questions with Emad Rizkalla

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The much-decorated Newfoundland tech entrepreneur on what success means to him

Do You Know How Your Employees Feel Right Now?

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Rather than waiting for the year-end review to gauge worker satisfaction take a proactive approach. Use pulse surveys.

The Secret to Creativity is Collaboration

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Innovation expert Kevin Ashton explains why you don't need a genius to invent great new products

The First Cost You Should Cut

Cutting costs

Finding efficiencies is a good way to goose your profits and stay prepared in case of hard times. Here's are some basic ways to stay lean.

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