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Posted on 2019-11-10

Wish Group: How Communication Shaped This Multi-Million Dollar Business

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Wish Group: How Communication Shaped This Multi-Million Dollar Business

Frank Cianciulli is the Chairman and CEO of Wish Group, and won the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award, noticed as “Canada’s Top 40 Under 40,” and was recognized for the New Generation Business Excellence award, to name just a few of his accolades. Despite Cianciulli’s obvious skill for entrepreneurship, he didn’t plan […]

 

Posted on 2019-11-08

How Office Morale Affects Profitability

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How Office Morale Affects Profitability

A Solid Company Starts With Communication Ian Farr, CEO of Bimmian and Exabit Consulting, began with an interest in computers and technology that he nurtured well into university. His BA in computer science with economics tied-in to the business side provided a good baseline, but his success began when he discovered the link between good office morale and […]

 

Posted on 2019-11-06

Building an 8 figure business in 9 years – Lessons Learned, FAQs, Big-Ass Brain Dump

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Building an 8 figure business in 9 years – Lessons Learned, FAQs, Big-Ass Brain Dump

By Matthew Bertulli
Hi, I’m Matt Bertulli and I’m an entrepreneur, angel investor, and now author. I like building sustainable businesses and working with good people. And while my entrepreneurial journey is far from over, I thought the 9 year mark was as good a time as any to share my story and hopefully some lessons that can help you on your journey. I’ll link to a few things below so you can see that I’m a real boy but there’s no hidden agenda in the links (read: I have no course to sell you!).

 

Posted on 2019-11-04

Over Service a Niche that’s Under Serviced

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Over Service a Niche that’s Under Serviced

By Naomi Szeben
Dmitry Buterin likes to keep Canadian non-profit organizations ticking. His company, Wild Apricot designs custom management software that keeps operations running smoothly. “Having worked in IT all my life, I know everyone can benefit from this.” Buterin’s a part of many non-profit organizations. Among them, the Association of Internet Marketing Sales (AIMS) and CERBA, a nonprofit that aims to improve business relations between Canada and Russia.

 

Posted on 2019-11-02

Pushing Limits: Be Your Own Client

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Pushing Limits: Be Your Own Client

By Naomi Szeben
Michael Magnone is the co-founder of TM Fashion. This Montréal-based fashion distributor is pushing the limits of fashion, and the boundaries of his own personal limitations as an entrepreneur and a charity fundraiser. TM Fashion is one of of the fastest growing clothing designs in the world. Michael and his brother, Chris, started TM Fashion in 2005, though their entrepreneurial journey began much earlier.

 

Posted on 2019-10-31

Learning from Adversity: National Speakers Bureau on Celebrating Challenges

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Learning from Adversity: National Speakers Bureau on Celebrating Challenges

By Jeremy Choi
Theresa Beenken always had a passion for the written word. She loved the way books inspired people and created bonds, so much that as a child, she started her own little library in the basement of her parent’s home, and lent out cherished books to family and friends. Her direction to entrepreneurship was no surprise to her, as her current industry reflects a love of communications from an early age.

 

Posted on 2019-10-28

Collaboration As A Key To Success

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Collaboration As A Key To Success

By Naomi Szeben
Sumit Mahajan is the visionary behind Mahajan Home. The name might not ring a bell, but you have seen their products in stores throughout Canada and the U.S. This award-winning private label textile and décor development company, is currently working with retailers and top brands. Mahajan didn’t begin with a background in home furnishings – he actually started in finance and marketing.

 

Posted on 2019-10-26

4 Steps to Successful Succession Entrepreneurship

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4 Steps to Successful Succession Entrepreneurship

By Jeremy Choi
Karim Abouzeid is the CEO of Magnor, a water treatment equipment business for municipalities and industrial industries. “We serve all the ‘Saint’s’ in Québec,” Abouzeid laughs. “The smaller,rural towns in Québec that all start with “Saint” or “Sainte.”

 

Posted on 2019-10-22

Nurturing Health to Nurturing a Healthy Business

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Nurturing Health to Nurturing a Healthy Business

By Naomi Szeben
Meet Nicola MacNaughton, occupational therapist, entrepreneur, and President & CEO of Occupational Concepts. Boasting a state of the art facility in Moncton as well as a satellite office based in Bathurst, the company exists to help individuals get back to living following an injury or illness, working to help remove barriers that keep people from leading the lives they’re passionate about. It’s no surprise that a company focused on the well-being of others sprang from MacNaughton’s desire to make a real difference in the field of occupational therapy.

 

Posted on 2019-10-20

Innovation in Business

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Innovation in Business

By Jeremy Choi
Meet Curtis Christopherson, a partner of Innovative Fitness, and co-founder of the national charity, 60 Minute Kids’ Club. Christopherson has a personal interest in juvenile diabetes. His belief in ‘strong in body, strong in mind,’ is more than just a slogan. It’s how he runs his gym, his business and his personal life.