Business Success Requires Boots on the Ground
A fundamental principle of counterinsurgency strategy is that you need â€˜boots on the ground.â€™ You canâ€™t influence a population and secure ground and terrain, especially populated areas, without ...
Calgary Businesses Working to Quickly Recover from June 21 Flooding
Tenato Strategy Inc.
Calgary marketing firm Tenato Strategy is working to help businesses find the silver lining in the June 2013 flood -- through promoting urgently needed products, communicating with customers, and comm...
Eight Tips that Make Filing Business Income Taxes Easy
Colette Robicheau -- Organizing Consultant and Coach
There are many great things about having your own businesses. Filing your taxes isnt one of them. So here are eight quick tips that you can use to make filing your taxes easier and less time consumi...
Harnessing Critical Mass; How to promote organizational momentum
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Ripe with commonalities, Google, Apple, HP, Facebook, and General Motors have many shared qualities: capitalization in the billions, American ingenuity, the best in their day. And each has made a su...
Richard Martin on Selecting Your Objectives for 2013
Last month I wrote about one of the two fundamental principles that underlie all other principles of business battle: following the path of least resistance. The other is selection and maintenance of ...
Richard Martin Recommends Going for the Jugular
Disable your opponent's centre of gravity -- his unique source of balance and strength--and do so quickly and with resolve when you have a window of opportunity.
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvre - 15 April 2013
People are not mushrooms; they don't grow best in the damp and the dark. You have to let in the light so they know what is happening, why it's happening, and what needs to be done, both individually a...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvre - 8 April 2013
When I was a young platoon commander in the army, I had a commanding officer who told us that the true measure of leadership success was to be respected, not liked. When you're respected, you influenc...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres
The military uses the principle of combined arms cooperation to balance the strengths and weaknesses of various arms and elements within a force. This creates synergy and mutual support. A well balanc...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres
An army on the offensive advances on a wide front to probe for weaknesses and gaps in enemy defenses, reinforcing small incursions to create breakthroughs. Similarly, a business in growth mode must wi...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres 11 February 2013
The first and most important principle of war, and the only sure road to victory, is offense. Defense should only be used as a temporary measure while doing everything possible to (re)gain the initiat...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvre for 7 January 2013
There's a military dictum to the effect that time spent in reconnaissance is never wasted. Scouting parties are sent out to confirm the lay of the land, the presence and nature of enemy forces, the fr...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres
The bridgehead principle is crucial for expanding business, as it provides a notional and physical anchor point in the new territory. Whether the intention is to expand the range of products in an exi...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres - 11 March 2013
Whenever you're creating a message, giving direction, or developing objectives and plans, aim to formulate them at a high school level. This isn't meant as an insult to the receiver, but rather as rec...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres -- 20 May 2013
A key role for every leader is mentoring and coaching his or her subordinates so they develop to their full potential.
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres -- 27 May 2013
It's critical that managers and executives at all levels of a company identify what they control and what they don't. They must resolve to act on those things they control while influencing those they...
Richard Martin's Monday Morning Brilliant Manoeuvres 25 February 2013
Technology has always been a key factor in warfare. The side that is better able to exploit a new technology and do so faster and in greater numbers than potential or actual enemies will tend to preva...
Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say
Don't leave your people guessing. If you want them to do something or to attain a certain outcome, tell them and give them a milestone to achieve it.
Sources welcomes Diane Craig
Diane Craig, President, Corporate Class Inc.
Diane Craig is a leading expert in all matters of image and etiquette. She provides carefully designed programs to help individuals progress through their own organizations by improving their interper...
Sources welcomes The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women
The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women
Sources welcomes a new member: The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women. BPW Canada is a non-sectarian, non-profit and non-partisan women's organization.
Use Experience to Learn Systematically
Just like military forces, companies and other types of organization should be disciplined about conducting after action reviews.
Sources Select Resources
Business & Economics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to business and economics in the Sources directory for the media.
Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.
Trade, business, personal finance, and economics in Quebec and Canada.
Association and industry activities and issues relevant to the members of the Independent Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta and their industry partners.
Business news and profiles of companies and entrepreneurs in Alberta.
Business news and personal finance. The channel is devoted to financial information and the business world.
Atlantic Business Magazine
Founded in 1989, Atlantic Business Magazine is a bi-monthly glossy consumer publication that covers all areas of business within the four Atlantic provinces. It is the longest publishing regional busi...
Dedicated to the development of the co-operative movement and community development in Atlantic Canada.
We specialize in special magazine and publications for membership associations. We also specialize in shareholder awareness through Corporate inserts in National Daily's.
The Bay Street Bull
Exploring executive life. Distributed in the Toronto financial district and nationally.
From politics to health to sports and travel, if it takes money or makes money, BCBusiness Magazine relays it to readers in an informative and entertaining package.
Insightful coverage of the Alberta business community. Two editions published, one for Calgary, one for Edmonton.
Business magazine. Covers national business news, issues, trends and personalities.
Available online and through apps; no print edition.
Property, casualty and life insurance coverage for independent insurance brokers, insurance agents, risk managers, adjusters, corporate insurance buyers and insurance company executives.
Canadian Investment Review
Current research and information on investment markets and theory for professional institutional investors.
Articles on the Council's vision for Canada and Canadians: safeguarding social programs, promoting economic justice, renewing democracy, asserting Canadian sovereignty, promoting alternatives to corpo...
Events of significance for the Edmonton business community.
Aimed at women in business, the small, digest-size magazine is jam-packed with useful information for women, with articles on sales, marketing, communication, relationships, work, money and more. It i...
The Corporate Ethics Monitor
Since 1988, original articles, comparative essays, and commentary on corporate ethics and social responsibility.
Canada's publication for advertisers using direct response marketing.
Fitness, health, business, fashion, music, sex and culture. For ages 18 to 34.
The G7 Report
International business news. Emphasis on venture capital and private equity.
German American Trade
German-American economic, corporate, political and trade news. Aimed at the German-American business community.
A consumer publication written with the number 1 goal of taking the mystery out of buying consumer electronics, digital imaging, wireless and computing products. An informed, educated consumer becomes...
Journal of Commerce
The leader in delivering construction news to Western Canada's construction marketplace. The Journal is the only publication providing essential information and fast-breaking news on the construction ...
A current affairs magazine published once a month in print and weekly online
Business magazine featuring Manitoba's financial institutions and businesses.
Computer and online news for home and home-based business computer users.
Profiles of different business sectors, businesses, personal finances and information technology.
Natural Life Magazine
Addressing contemporary health, personal, environmental and lifestyle issues in a positive and intelligent manner since 1976.
Oil and gas, forestry, construction, manufacturing, industrial, trucking and business services industries in Northern Alberta and British Columbia.
Business news and issues for small to medium-sized businesses.
Quebec Inc (formerly Magazine Finance) is a French-language news magazine that targets knowledgeable investors, business people, financial planners, investment brokers, mutual fund representatives, an...
Services For Exporters
Services available for the new or seasoned exporter with features on exporting, legal, and financial issues.
Local business news and company profiles of Vancouver Board of Trade members.
Entertainment, travel, arts, properties, politics and business.
For 8,000 registered businesses in Brampton.
Lifestyle magazine. Profiles, news, entertainment, events and features on architecture and design.
For executives and business owners in Windsor and Essex County. Editorial coverage includes commercial property transactions, corporate litigation, business start ups and shut downs, M&As, expansions ...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Business Development Bank of Canada
BDC provides small and medium-sized businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. BDC supports the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of growth.
Canada's central statistical agency.