Innovation

The Measurable Benefits of Engaging Employees

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Aon Best Employers in Canada 2017: Employee engagement is not just about warm fuzzies. Neil Crawford explains the cold, hard ROI

How to Keep Up With Changing Customer Expectations

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Marketing guru Mitch Joel shares the strategy smart businesses employ to make sure their messages hit the mark in the digital age

The Cure for Canada’s Mid-Sized Businesses

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BDC head Michael Denham on what the country's medium-sized firms must do to scale up

3 Simple Ways to Keep Your Small Business Fresh

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You don’t need a lot of technology or money to keep your company at the cutting edge of change. What you do need is creative energy

The Government Wants Your Input for Its New Innovation Policy

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains announcing consultations on the government's new innovation policy in Ottawa in June 2016. Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP

In the latest attempt to improve Canadian competitiveness, the feds are launching public consultations

What it Takes to Develop Really Amazing Products

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Four winners of the 2016 W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs on how they innovate

Why Canadian Tire is Trying to Reinvent the Print Catalogue

Canadian Tire CEO Michael Medline speaks during the company's annual general meeting in Toronto in May 2016. Photo: Nathan Denette/CP

The retailer just produced its first paper booklet in a decade. How it's updating this marketing staple

How to Get More from Your SR&ED Claim

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You're leaving money on the table if you don't take full advantage of the federal government's massive tax credit program

What Most CEOs Get Wrong About Innovation

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Too many bosses unintentionally discourage the best ideas from coming forward. Thankfully, there's a better way

9 Ways to Make Your Company More Creative

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Without innovation, you'll soon get left behind. How to generate great ideas within your business