Beware of trade xenophobia
What’s going on out there with global trade? Seems…
Prepare to be disrupted
Developed economies are taking climate change a lot more…
Heading down the debt path again
The federal government’s planned $30-billion budget deficit, to be…
Liberals have an opportunity to simplify Canada’s tax system
Eliminating a large number of ineffective tax expenditures could reduce personal income tax rates.
Time is money
5 steps to help you rock any meeting.
Embrace your inner “Musk”
Elon Musk understands that an idea is just that, until it’s made into something.
Setting a price for carbon
Despite the collegial, sunny vibe, Trudeau and the premiers are not necessarily on the same page.
Commodity slump weighing on global economies
Economic growth projections for most emerging markets have been revised down for the next two years.
The window to a new trade era is open
A failure to address the “disruption” of technological change driven in part by Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things will further weaken performance in global markets where the list of competitors is growing.
Energy efficiency makes good business sense
The message is clear: Ontario will be greener and industry will be participating…
Growth Tips: Captivate with a video series
Make them engaging, useful and no more than five minutes.
Several reasons to oppose CPP expansion
“An expanded CPP could produce a marked increase in the average Canadian family’s total tax bill…”
A diamond in the rough
Welcome to 2016, and what a year it’s shaping…
Growth Tips: Ensure your video’s audio is clear
Use an external USB microphone, every time.
GROWTH TIPS: Simple videos work
They get executives’ attention and will likely be shared
Time to shift from survival to excelling
Competitive challenges are plenty but so are the opportunities for companies that choose to venture into new markets.
Counting on US consumers for growth
With improvements in labour and housing markets, the conditions are set for US household formation to rebound.
Does your team need an attitude adjustment?
How to get the people process right
No end in sight for deteriorating federal fiscal position
Budget deficits are once again becoming routine in Ottawa
Growth Tips: Use video to follow-up sales contact
Stand out by putting a face to the name after an initial phone conversation
Growth Tips: Don’t pressure prospects
Plan for a series of advancements that move the sale forward.
Growth Tips: Making more sales
How to get your salespeople in front of prospects.
TPP an economic opportunity, not a guarantee
Success will come from entrepreneurial smarts plus the competitiveness of our products and services.
Transforming manufacturing culture
How to overcome the Chain of Pain
Rate cut highlights economic challenges
What are we to make of the Bank of…
Growth Tips: Quit guessing, start growing
Conduct a survey to reveal what prospects want to learn from you.
Lower the beer barrier
How ironic that as Canada haggles with other global…
Growth Tips: Long buying cycles a challenge?
How to influence your customer’s supplier selection.
Worry about a decline in start-ups
Concerns over the decline in start-ups has not been met with practical solutions – capital gains tax reform is one practical possibility.
Ontario spending itself into economic crisis
Had spending increases been held to the rate of economic growth, Ontario would have a $4 billion surplus today.
Growth Tips: Winning new business
Three offers that will help convert prospects into customers.
Wynne’s business burdens
Adding to the cost of doing business doesn’t help manufacturers and makes attracting investment to the province even more difficult.