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Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Frank Houston

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Eliot Burdett

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‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jordan Monroe

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Toronto, Montreal mayors team up for Middle East road trip

Toronto Mayor John Tory (above) will lead a delegation heading to Israel and the West Bank along with Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre. | Photo by Alex Guibord via Creative Commons.

November 11, 2016 - 6:17pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Dan Shapiro

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Few companies are confident in their digital defense: survey

Cyber security is a priority for many of today's businesses, but executives aren't especially confident in their execution according to a new survey | Photo by Blogtrepreneur via Creative Commons.

October 28, 2016 - 5:37pm

Employee happiness an elusive but valuable asset, study finds

A happy boardroom is a productive boardroom, a new study from Robert Half says. | Photo by Sofitel Dubai Downtown via Creative Commons. 

October 28, 2016 - 4:52pm

Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

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