Communication

The Michele Romanow Guide to Investor Pitches

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Canadian entrepreneurs aren't prepared for investor meetings, per a recent study. The "Dragons' Den" star explains how to get and hold an investor's interest

Ask a Millennial: Why Must You Swear So Much?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on why your young employees won't keep civil tongues in their heads in professional settings

Why Your Business Doesn’t Need Social Media

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Successfully maintaining a corporate presence on Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and more requires intense commitment. For many companies, it's just not worth the trouble

What CEOs Can Learn From Justin Trudeau’s “Listening Tour”

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A tour of the front lines can be transformative, but only if it's genuine

Why Good Leaders Say “I Don’t Know”

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People expect entrepreneurs to have all the answers, but it can actually benefit a business when the boss isn't so sure

Ask a Millennial: Just How Much Praise Do You Really Need?

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Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick on what Gen Y expects in terms of feedback

6 Ways to Make Your Meetings Less Terrible

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Growth coach Cameron Herold calls meetings "one of the most loathed elements of business." Here's what he says you can to make them more effective

The Right Way to Communicate Unpopular Decisions to Your Staff

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Sometimes you have to do things your people aren’t going to like. How to break the bad news

Why You Really Shouldn’t Check Your Email on Vacation

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Stop being a work martyr and take some real time off. Staying tethered does you no good—and it doesn’t help your business either

How to Command the Room

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Veteran comedian Shaun Majumdar on connecting with an audience, winning over a tough crowd, and leaving 'em wanting more