Features » May 17

The Canadian Open – A National Tradition Since 1904

Steeped in rich tradition dating back to 1904 the RBC Canadian Open golf championship is recognized as one of the premier annual tournaments on the PGA Tour. Each year the world’s best golfers [...]

The Way Hackers Will Try To Attack Businesses In 2017

Picture this. You’re sitting in your office gazing out the window when something catches your eye—a drone. You watch it a few minutes and then quickly return to work. It all seems innocent [...]

Forget the Robot Revolution… Let’s talk about Revolutionizing Middle Management

The World Economic Forum expects over five million jobs will switch ownership from humans to robots in the next five years. Concern about the predicted ‘Great Displacement of the Human Workforce’ [...]

A Big Boost To Business Investment

Canada’s businesses are optimistic about increasing investments this year, but there is a big barrier that needs to be addressed. Before any development project, such as a mine or road can begin, [...]

Choosing the Right Financial Partner When Selling Your Business

Lee Monahan, a partner at Harren Equity Partners, believes that business owners often think of “private equity” as a sector where all participants have a similar culture, strategy, and approach. [...]

LinkedIn’s Dirty Dozen & How to Avoid Them

In the world of nutrition, the dirty dozen is a list of produce that has the highest level of pesticides. In the world of marketing…we have some similar pests that can plague us. In fact, this [...]

How to Take Advantage of New Rules For Life Insurance

The tax rules for life insurance changed on January 1, 2017. The previous regime was effect for over 34 years — from December 2, 1982. Generally, policies purchased before 2017 are grandfathered [...]

Speaking With A Stacked Deck

The expression “stacking the deck” usually refers to dishonest card players who pre-arrange the sequence of a deck of cards in order to win a game. Therefore when a situation is said to be [...]

Keys to Creating a Canadian Vision

We often overlook the value of one of the simplest innate abilities we have as human beings – the ability to vision. For 30 years I coached hockey teams. It was not until I immersed myself into [...]

Is cold calling dead?

I see ads all over the internet announcing that cold calling has met its demise. They blame changes in how communication takes place (email, texting, and social media) as being the culprit – a [...]

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