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BCBUSINESS ANNOUNCES TOP 100 EVENT: An Afternoon With Jim Treliving

VANCOUVER, BC – May 22, 2019 – BCBusiness is excited to announce the 30th anniversary of the Top 100 luncheon, a celebration of B.C.’s largest companies, taking place on Thursday, June 20 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. As the biggest networking event in the city, this year’s Top 100 event […]

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Yoga for Homes Fundraiser – Vancouver BC

Yoga for Homes Fundraiser – Vancouver BC We are offering a special yoga class to raise funds to help build homes for families in need living in Zambia. The houses will be built by volunteers through Habitat for Humanity. Can a yoga class help build a home for a family in need? Yes with Karma […]

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YES – 3 Ways We Can Support Youth Employment in BC

Article by: Timothy Lang, President & CEO at Youth Employment Services (YES).  The transition from education into the workplace can be a scary one. As youth are instructed to follow a specific path paved out by societal norms, the reality of fully preparing themselves to be a candidate for employment can be intimidating. With the unemployment […]

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Is your education preparing you for ‘new collar’ jobs?

Is your education preparing you for ‘new collar’ jobs?  Written by Darian Kovacs As fast as technology is changing, the job force has been changing. No longer is it just two types of job forces – White Collar and Blue Collar, but a new player has emerged. New-collar jobs fall in the technology sector and […]

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New Survey Reveals Valuable Insights About Canadian Small Business Practices

The results are in, and after tallying the responses from Canada’s largest survey of small businesses, you’d be surprised by the shocking insights. The survey, commissioned by Vistaprint in conjunction with Cyberimpact, captured data from small businesses across the country. Small businesses are the core of the Canadian economy, with approximately 1.3 million small businesses […]

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5 Steps to Get Your Business Started on the Right Foot

Written by  MOHAMMED MECKLAI Have you ever thought of starting your own business? Do you dream of becoming your own boss and doing what you love for a living? Are you the next leading entrepreneur? If the answer is yes, you might need more than passion to succeed. Many entrepreneurs dive into their dream business blindly; […]

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A Transformative Way Solopreneurs Can Build A Thriving Business

Written by Trevor Turnbull & Featured in Forbes.  CEO of Linked Into Leads and founder of the Expert Selling Machine, who transforms B2B sales with impactful lead generation. I have good news and bad news, solopreneurs. First, the bad news: Ninety  percent of a buyer’s journey may be complete before they ever contact you. The good news? You can position yourself […]

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Meet Ellen DeGeneres – October 19th

Comedienne and talk show icon Ellen DeGeneres will be visiting Vancouver for an event this fall. Taking a break from her usual role as the interviewer, she’ll be the one answering questions at a Q&A at Rogers Arena. The one-night-only event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, and will be hosted by […]

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How Marketing Automation Can Bridge the Gap Between Sales & Marketing

Hasn’t there always been a rivalry between the marketing and sales departments? They both claim to know and understand the company’s customer better. The marketing team claims that this is true because they can analyze data from multiple sources, therefore have an in-depth understanding of the demographic and customer behaviour. The sales team also has […]

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Millennials Are Happiest When They Feel Connected to Their Co-Workers

Millennials Are Happiest When They Feel Connected to Their Co-Workers Sarah Landrum ,  CONTRIBUTOR I write about how millennials can be happier at work.     Team Building In North America, it can be hard to see past all the bluster about “self-made men” and rugged individualism. The truth is a lot more pleasant to behold: Nobody is […]

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Want a thriving business? Stop delivering services…

How do your clients and prospects distinguish you from your competitors? It comes down to one simple concept:  Is your offer focused on delivery or service? “Profit is the reward of service.” – Henry Ford Professional Services industries have significant potential built right into their business. When service is truly at the heart of your work, […]

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Why Perfectionism Will Only Slow You Down

Being a perfectionist is necessary in many areas of life (for example, when performing surgery, or building a bridge) but there are a number of other situations where obsessing over every detail becomes a roadblock to efficiency. When it comes to say, sending an email to a potential employer,  pondering  over every word and structure of the […]

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3 Ways To Show Your Employees Some Love This Valentine’s Day

It’s hard not to forget that Valentine’s Day isn’t just a day for lovers, it can also be a day to show appreciation for those in your personal and professional life (remember sending all those ‘friendly’ Valentine’s in the 3rd grade?). But, particularly in the workplace, you want to be very careful that this ‘appreciation’ […]

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Presentation Pointers

Being that I make a living at making things look appealing (at least what I think looks good anyways!) I thought I might be able to shed some light on how to avoid a few of the presentation blunders. Some seem rather simple, but the moment someone has “creative” license to do as they please, […]

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Three Ways to Increase Customers through Rewards

Known as one of the most entertaining speakers in the industry, Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), an innovative mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through a platform that leverages “moments of achievement” in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers and advertisers. With top clients including […]

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AIM knows what a Digital City Means

AIM knows a Digital City Means: Apps to find parking spots, picture messaging to solve public issues, digital city mood readers … and a whole lot more This Year’s Association of Integrated Marketers (AIM) December Luncheon: “How Vancouver is creating a Digital City,” featured key note speakers Nikolas Badminton, Principal, DesignCultureMind and Jessie Adcock, Chief Digital […]

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