Features » July 14

Quit Relying on Distributors

When it comes to meeting someone you’ve spoken to over the phone – but not in person – you can’t help but have a preconceived notion about them.  As I was waiting to [...]

New “anti-spam” Law Confusing, Challenging for Small Business

As legislation comes into force, a survey conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) suggests many think it doesn’t apply to them. It would be strongly advised that [...]

Competition in Telecom: Scholars Debate This Ongoing Issue

The year 2013 will long be remembered as the most explosive and contentious the telecom industry has ever witnessed, with new players in the business sector looking to make headway against the [...]

At the Podium – Microsoft Canada’s Janet Kennedy

The Canadian Telecom Summit always attracts some of the biggest names in the industry, and this year was no exception with Microsoft Canada President Janet Kennedy among those on hand, delivering [...]

Creating Alliances to Ensure Canada’s Business Future

In her book, “Alpha Dogs”, author Donna Fenn states that “every year, 10% of small businesses-a half million (in the US) shut down for good; a quarter of all businesses never [...]

How to Win a Business Argument

You know the scene well – you’re in in the office or conference room, somebody has said something you really don’t agree with, and you decide you have to speak up. Not only [...]

Canada’s Export Recovery: Still a Work In Progress

Global economic activity has broadly strengthened, but Canada’s overall export performance has been lacklustre, with non-commodity exports being particularly week. It’s “a bit [...]

WIND Still Picking Up Speed

Prior to WIND Mobile Chairman and CEO Tony Lacavera taking centre stage as a keynote speaker at the recent Canadian Telecom Summit, a brief video was played from the same event five years [...]

10 Social Selling Best Practices for Sales Teams

Whether you are a small operation or a Fortune 500 company, the person or team in charge of sales needs to have a social selling strategy in place or they open up a large vulnerability to [...]

Global Refining Throughput Levels to Increase By One Million BPD

Global refining throughput levels for 2014 will be one million barrels per day above 2013 levels, largely due to increased capacity in China and the Middle East, according to research and [...]