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You Need a New Sales Strategy To Beat the Competition

Top-line growth is where it is at for all companies.  The fact is that it’s rare, precisely because it’s difficult.  Astute managers armed with spreadsheets can financially engineer any [...]

Leadership 101 – Don’t Plan Alone

Having been in Executive leadership and sales management for many years, I was quite accustomed to someone higher up asking for more of something. Most of the time it was more revenues, but it [...]

How to Create Content That Drives Traffic For Years

Do you have content that keeps driving traffic to your site for months or even years? Evergreen content is the kind that never goes out of style because the information stands the test of [...]

Two Sides of the Coin: The Pros and Cons of a Weaker Dollar

Since July 2014, the Canadian dollar has lost roughly 15 per cent of its value against its U.S. counterpart. The rapid pace of decline has taken many by surprise. The loonie’s descent is [...]

Growing the “Perfect Business” – Competitive Advantage in an Intangible World

Businesses emerge to fill a need in a marketplace.  This article showcases two different solutions to a common problem.  That these two businesses (and many others) can exist, flourish even, is [...]

Will the Low Canadian Dollar aid in A Resurgent Auto Industry?

The monumental decline in oil prices during the past few months has wreaked havoc on the Canadian oil and gas industry as well as having a major impact on the devalued dollar. However, other [...]

Right Person for the Right Job – Why is it so Hard?

In every corner of Canada, across many industries, we are seeing the same thing: employers are having a hard time finding the right employee for the right job.  But why is this so hard?  With [...]

Is there a Solution to the Canadian Poverty Issue?

One of the most significant issues in Canada at the moment is the eradication of poverty. This first gained widespread notoriety almost 50 years ago when U.S. President Lyndon Johnson declared [...]

Warren Buffett and his Nine Rules for Running a Business

Warren Buffett is legendary as an investor, but he’s also an incredibly successful businessperson, too — a fact that sometimes gets lost in the millions of words that have been written about his [...]

Minimum Wages and Their Impact on Employment

Political leaders are gearing up for the federal election, scheduled for October 19, 2015. NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says that if he is elected prime minister, he will introduce a federal minimum [...]

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