Entrepreneurial businesses can be like families, in the support the employees offer one another. Still, they work best with clear rules and boundaries that keep emotions in check and systems running smoothly.
Growing up in a time when few women were encouraged to study science and mathematics, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone went against the norm. Sherry has innovated and thrived as a mathematician, entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, mentor, board member, and tennis player. After a challenging position as a cryptologic mathematician with the U.S. Government, Sherry decided to venture into […]
Sue has partnered with Cisco’s Circle of Innovation and her new intern from the University of Waterloo to help grow Matix Lumber’s digital presence, driving future growth, collaboration, and success.
Do you struggle with setting boundaries between your employees and yourself as a business owner? Does your business feel a bit too much like a family at times? An entrepreneur shares how she stepped back and invested in human resources to keep her business—and life—running smoothly.
How can knowing (and loving!) your brand keep you motivated on the hard days, and guide you for future expansion?
In 2000 Nathalie owned a motor-boating company in the Dominican Republic!
An unlimited vacation policy goes far beyond increasing productivity and attracting high potentials.
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.
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 […]
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.