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The 7 Most Important Minutes of the Workday

How one short daily meeting helped Brian Scudamore’s O2E Brands to higher profits and a better company culture

6 Good Reasons to Manufacture in Canada

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Offshoring has its advantages, but you can actually save money, time and hassle by making at home. Why this small business did it

How to Engage Staff By Helping Them Grow

RLB LLP shows its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by dressing plastic flamingoes as the firm's partners—just one of its unique engagement and community initiatives. Photo: RLBLLP/Twitter

Rejecting old-school accounting culture helped make RLB LLP one of Aon's Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Branding (or Rebranding) Your Business

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It takes time and care to craft the perfect public profile. Four things you need to do to get it right

6 Legal Matters You Should Tackle at Startup

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Getting the necessary documents and protection in place early could save you a lot in the long run. Lawyer Matt Norris explains what you need to do

The Right Way to Present a Job Offer

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Once you’ve got the perfect candidate in your sights, it’s time to close the deal. Nine tips for getting to “yes”

The New Solution to Open-Office Chaos

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Clear partitions provide introverts and those in need of some peace and quite with a refuge from the annoyances of working without walls

How to Use PR to Sell Your Company’s Story

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To grab the attention of the public and prospective customers, you need to be doing these key things

5 Simple Ways to Get Paid Faster

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Your success hinges not on the money you’re owed but on the money you get. Here’s how to hasten delivery of your hard-earned cash

5 Ways to Keep Your Startup Costs Low

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The early days are when when your business is at its most fragile, so rein in expenses wherever you can and focus on scaling up

Why You Need to Stop Using the F Word

Some of O2E's young entrepreneurs repping their brands. Photo: O2E Brands

It may sound like branding doublespeak, but entrypreneurship is a different model to traditional franchising. What it entails, and why you should embrace it

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