Eric T. Wagner on Mar 11, 2014 07:00AM
Fear and failure. Like the toy prize found in a box of Cracker Jacks, these two words just come in the box labeled entrepreneurship. But what are the best kept secrets on how to overcome these paralyzing words? Kelsey Ramsden has the answers. As Founder and owner of four companies, Ramsden is set to bring in revenues of $50 million this year. She is Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur two years in a row, a select member of EY’s Winning Women Entrepreneurs, and on the Richard Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship as a mentor.
Amy Rees Anderson on Mar 10, 2014 10:32PM
Making money while making the world a better place – what could possibly be better than that? That is exactly the goal of impact investors. James Lee Sorenson, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, calls it the “double bottom line,” and achieving that double bottom line is something he is incredibly passionate about. Impact investing is “doing good while doing well,” states Sorenson in a recent presentation.
My Say on Mar 11, 2014 07:09AM
While each of us has our own desired list of what must change, the time-suck culprits we become slave to are all too similar: meetings; email replies; and meaningless reports. So, what to do?
Cheryl Conner on Mar 11, 2014 03:33PM
There?s been a movement afoot in the current generation toward increasing sensitivity and gentle teaching and coaching in schools. The result: executives and leaders who are ill-prepared for the challenges real-world business will bring.
Andrew Cave on Mar 11, 2014 03:27PM
Business, on the whole, likes democracy. It gives people and companies freedom to buy their products and their stock. Democracy loves businesses too because, fired up by the profit motive, they tend to find the most efficient way of producing the economic growth that all nations need to thrive. But chief executives and democratic systems are uneasy bedfellows, as organisations from Britain’s Co-operative Group to the mighty Pentagon have discovered to their cost.
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