Entrepreneurs


From a boating company to innovative courier services, meet serial entrepreneur Nathalie D’Aoust graphic

From a boating company to innovative courier services, meet serial entrepreneur Nathalie D’Aoust

June, 22nd, 2016

In 2000 Nathalie owned a motor-boating company in the Dominican Republic!


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Should your company have an unlimited vacation policy?

June, 13th, 2016

An unlimited vacation policy goes far beyond increasing productivity and attracting high potentials.


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Meet entrepreneur and rocket scientist Nisha Sarveswaran

June, 9th, 2016

Nisha Sarveswaran didn’t set out to be an entrepreneur. She started her air quality data company, Ambience Data, due to a need in the marketplace, and hasn’t looked back. We caught up with her to learn how her and University of Waterloo intern, Kirthi Maguluri, will use technology to improve Ambience Data’s digital strategy.


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Meet PR maven and mompreneur, Priya Chopra

June, 1st, 2016

Priya Chopra isn’t a stranger to bold moves. She began her career working at Fortune 500 companies at only 22, to running a successful PR company, 1Milk2Sugars, with offices in Montreal and Toronto. We caught up with her to learn about her foray into entrepreneurship, and how she successfully balances her three children and booming business. My first job ever […]


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Entrepreneurial Expansion: Knowing Your Brand and Your Market

May, 31st, 2016

Is your business ready to grow? What kind of expansion is right for you? Where do you start? An entrepreneur shares the story of her successful growth strategy, and her advice for evaluating your own business plans.


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The basics of cybersecurity for your small business

May, 24th, 2016

Does your business use the Internet? Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place? If you answered ‘yes’ to the first question but not the second, it’s time to give your network security some more thought. The days of grammar-challenged emails from fake foreign princes are in the past. Cybercrime is on the rise, hackers […]


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Why you shouldn’t focus on maximizing shareholder value

May, 11th, 2016

Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company. She’s also the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better. By Catherine Bell Whether you are working for a private or publicly-traded company, you […]


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Ask a tech expert: How do I set up a virtual office?

May, 9th, 2016

Q: I’m the owner of a small marketing agency. We’ve been renting an office, but I’d like to offer flexibility to my staff (and have it for myself), and save on rent. I know it’s possible to “go virtual,” but I don’t really know what is required. How do I set up a virtual office? […]


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A Roadmap to Financing Your Business

May, 9th, 2016

By Paola Girotti   Paola is the founder and owner of SUGARMOON, a sugaring business with three salons, take-home sugaring and organic body care lines, and the SUGARMOON training academy. In this instalment of her Women of Influence web series, The Truth About Entrepreneurship: My Life on the Moon, she shares her experience and advice […]


From international cosmetic brands to entrepreneurship, meet Linda Stephenson graphic

From international cosmetic brands to entrepreneurship, meet Linda Stephenson

May, 6th, 2016

Linda Stephenson is the ultimate beauty guru, and has the education to back it up. With an honours degree in chemistry and biology, with a minor in botany, Linda put her degree to use and oversaw product development for world-class cosmetic brands. However, after becoming a mom, she realized her skincare regime was too time consuming. Putting her […]