Business strategy

  • The power of giving

    The act of giving is now expected of most businesses, explains John Sikkema, and you won’t just be helping people in need – your staff will feel great about it too

  • The ethics of investment

    Since the Paris Agreement last December, Canada’s investment community is increasingly turning toward environmental, social and governance practices to build portfolios

  • 5 key lessons from popular corporate branding

    Don't let your agency branding efforts go the way of "New Coke." Learn from these corporate follies and triumphs

  • Getting inside our heads

    Taking your team to the next level means understanding yourself. Jill Fraser reports

  • 5 marketing do’s for your business

    Your old ways of reaching customers may not be working anymore. Kim Goldstone offers five ways to get through to today’s client

  • Seven deadly sins of business marketing

    Brand and marketing specialist Jamie Thomas lists the cardinal sins that many business owners commit when it comes to marketing. Take heed or repent at leisure

  • How to boost your productivity in three easy steps

    To truly work effectively today, writes Dermot Crowley, it’s critical to harness the power of technology and to use it in a coordinated way to manage three core aspects of your work – your actions, your inputs and your outcomes

  • Be less boring: Presenting financial content on stage

    Avoid being the speaker who makes the audience’s eyes glaze over and inspires the compilation of mental wish lists. Communications expert Jane Anderson reveals how

  • Engagement: The strategic way to win in business

    Happy staff and front-line customer service representatives translate into happy customers. Richard Maloney reveals how to boost staff morale to increase referrals and improve the bottom line

  • The reinvention of teamwork

    Technology gives us the power to communicate, collaborate and learn across great divides – but ultimately, it remains a tool. The real key to 21st-century business success is teamwork, writes Graham Winter