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Lessons from the Dragons: Students Go to Entrepreneur School

Young business-starters try their luck in Dragons' Den Season 10 Episode 6

Canada’s Best Places for Business 2015


Cities and towns from coast to coast would love to host your new venture, outlet, or office. So where should you locate? Our first annual Top 10 ranking of the country's municipalities

When Culture Matters More than Compensation

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Being small can be an advantage in the battle to secure top talent. Out-hire larger firms by emphasizing what your company stands for

4 Polite Ways to Collect on an Overdue Invoice

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You don't need to damage your relationships with customers to get paid what you're owed. Effective alternative to aggressive action

Why Flat Organizations Make for Better Startups

PROFIT Business Cast

Hierarchy is overrated. You'll get more buy-in from your employees if they see you working alongside instead of above them

3 Rules for Delivering Winning Business Pitches


You're doomed if you overload your pitch with too much detail, says pitching expert Hamish McKenzie.

5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Learn Early


Kristy Wieber outlines the strategic insights she's gained since starting Rent Frock Repeat

3 Expert Tips for Turning Your Entrepreneurial Idea into a Business


Early stage investor and entrepreneur Brad Feld highlights the problems that many startups encounter

5 Questions to Ask About Your Treadmill Desk

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Non-stop sitting hurts your health. How to integrate walking into your workflow and office

Why Team Athletes Make the Most Valuable Employees

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Sports-playing staff can usually be relied on regardless of industry or position

3 Tips for Avoiding a Fight Over Family Financing

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Having a tough time getting funded? Avoid the temptation to draw on the bank of brother

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The definitive 2015 list of organizations that have mastered the art of employee engagement

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