Saturday, July 2, 2022
While there are many things that divide Montrealers, from language to Jordan Peterson, there is one thing that unites us, the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs, as they’re known in the city, are ice hockey’s answer to the England football club. Perennially close but not close enough to victory, despite being home to some of the greatest ice...
It may not have had the most strongest of starts, but when a former US President launches their own social media site it’s going to command attention none-the-less. Following his removal from Twitter, Donald Trump recently launched Truth Social a new social media network that, in time, the former POTUS, hopes could rival the tech giants.
Employees are the backbone of any business and a good team can be the difference between success and failure. Hiring the right people is crucial therefore. Hiring the right team reduces  turnover costs, encourages growth, improves team morale and increases productivity. Finding the right people in a crowded market is difficult however, so, how...
The dollar has been the world’s go-to currency for decades. It was pegged to a rate of $35 per ounce of gold in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference and this gold standard secured its position as a default currency in the post-war world. Then, when the dollar was untethered from gold in the 1970’s, the US...
As any entrepreneur knows, there is more to finalising a sale than following up on a lead or negotiating a contract. To turn leads into happy customers, customer interaction needs to be on point, from start to finish. Managing this process requires skill and organisation, and this is where a CRM (customer relationship management) system can be...
Is Cheaper Entertainment The Answer To Stopping Piracy?
It seems there's no stopping the growing popularity of entertainment pirating, but could the solution be as simple as making entertainment cheaper? Australia's Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull sure thinks so. As SBS reported earlier this summer, Turnbull addressed the issue of internet piracy ahead of the introduction of brand new laws meant to help diminish piracy (namely "forcing internet service...
Conflict is a bitter pill for any entrepreneur to swallow. In the course of building any successful business, there will inevitably be disagreements and differences of opinion. How these disagreements are managed however can significantly impact company morale and productivity. That's why conflict resolution for entrepreneurs should not be underestimated.How conflict can affect a...
Are leaders born or made? What research there is suggests that leadership qualities result from a combination of genetics and skill. Yes, there are natural born leaders, but someone can also learn how to be a good leader. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi are great examples of born leaders, but...
Everyone needs a break from time to time and, with summer getting started, now is when a lot of us will be thinking about some well-earned downtime. If you're an entrepreneur however, you know that taking time off can mean taking valuable time away from your ongoing learning and development. While downtime is necessary...
Taking your entrepreneurship to the next level is one of the most fulfilling things you can do, but it also takes a lot of time and effort. Between finding suppliers, talking to customers, managing a team and thinking about the big picture, it is easy to neglect other areas of your life, including your health. Finding the...

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Philip J. Keezer
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