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Oh Yes, Google's at it again. This time, they want to stretch our imagination about how good a workplace could be. They've hired an architect to come up with something that catapults business flexibility, value to employees and employee creativity to the limit. This new "campus" is...

Start Your Linkedin Strategy the Right Way Meeting the right people is critical to success in any endeavour and in our era, connecting is done online via Linkedin.  Linkedin has a vast group of link minded professionals, who you may do business with at some point. The key...

Jumping on the K Cup Home Coffee Market Coffee is a $70 Billion dollar market and a fast growing portion of it is for single cup home brewed portions.  There is amazing entrepreneurial opportunities here for anyone with ideas and cash to launch it. Demand for home...

Unlimited Time Away from the Office? Having enjoyed a 10 day vacation recently, and in the midst of a 12 day holiday currently, I'm well reminded of the power of vacation time. That break from the grind can create miraculous outcomes – breathing life back into...

There's Lots of Ways to Make Twitter more Effective Twitter has had its 8th birthday this year and it's still going strong. It's the top microblogging platform and millions of businesses use it. Whether they use it well is another matter. It can be a great...

What Motivates Key People in Your Life? If you haven’t the foggiest idea of what motivates people, it will be virtually impossible for you to get the best work, effort, and outcomes with them. People are motivated by different values – their value system. That set...

Generation Y is the biggest, most interesting topic of our time. Don't doubt it. This sort of generational thing has happened before.  And business, investment, politics, culture and everything else flowed out of that change 46 years ago. Future Shock In 1969, a Montrealer named Alvin Toffler...

One thing that has absolutely changed from 20 to 30 years ago, is access to credit. Easy credit encourages and even enables entrepreneurs to take chances. Getting funding from banks has and always will be impossible, because banks aren't about profit, they're about risk management. Banks...

Years ago, launching my first startup, an Internet marketing consulting business, I targeted top notch International clients (not Canadian). Yes, an amateur, but for my first business, it was a fairly decent success.  I did what I was passionate about with a vision of the...

Being a successful entrepreneur whether it's a small service startup or a well-funded large scale venture is hard work and does take considerable talent.  The ability to produce substantial value for clients includes knowledge, experience, energy, courage, confidence, and good networking, among other traits. In an...

Generation Y an Interesting Study Gen Y are those born between 1983 and 2000. Some call them millennials, but that's insulting to those approaching 30. They will be the most powerful generation soon, controlling most of the wealth and the performance of our economy. Right now, the...

A new article by workintelligent.ly takes a unique look at employee's workstyles. Here's some insight into what kind of worker you might be, and what you'd like to get out of your work. Not only does it help you appreciate yourself more and your contribution wherever...