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Word Perfect: Learning to Write Well Word Perfect: Learning to Write Well Word Perfect: Learning to Write Well Word Perfect: Learning to Write Well


Written communication is a key skill in most workplaces. Here's how to hone it.

Tips for Financing a Small Business in Alberta Tips for Financing a Small Business in Alberta Tips for Financing a Small Business in Alberta Tips for Financing a Small Business in Alberta


There are almost 150,000 small businesses in Alberta. Here are some tips on how to finance one of your own.

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A comprehensive guide to unlearning everything you thought you knew about leadership.

Why SMBs in Alberta Must Adopt Technology Why SMBs in Alberta Must Adopt Technology Why SMBs in Alberta Must Adopt Technology Why SMBs in Alberta Must Adopt Technology


91% of Canadian businesses rely on digital technology or apps in some capacity, but small businesses are falling behind in adoption.

Alberta Elixir Bars Join the Nourishing Drinks Trend Alberta Elixir Bars Join the Nourishing Drinks Trend Alberta Elixir Bars Join the Nourishing Drinks Trend Alberta Elixir Bars Join the Nourishing Drinks Trend


Consumers want more wholesome food and drink these days, and they want it now. Here's a look at how Alberta Elixir Bars are joining in on...

More Than Parks and Bake Sales: How Community Leagues Help Foster Business More Than Parks and Bake Sales: How Community Leagues Help Foster Business More Than Parks and Bake Sales: How Community Leagues Help Foster Business More Than Parks and Bake Sales: How Community Leagues Help Foster Business


By understanding and supporting the needs of their respective neighbourhoods,Community Leagues help foster appropriate business development...

Clean Now Edmonton Clean Now Edmonton Clean Now Edmonton Clean Now Edmonton


For Angus Gastle, CEO of CleanNow, a foray into the shared economy has been positive and successful.

The 5 Things It Takes to Make It As an Entrepreneur The 5 Things It Takes to Make It As an Entrepreneur The 5 Things It Takes to Make It As an Entrepreneur The 5 Things It Takes to Make It As an Entrepreneur


Being an entrepreneur is a wild ride that requires a few key qualities.

Jenna Butler and Her Fight to Farm Jenna Butler and Her Fight to Farm Jenna Butler and Her Fight to Farm Jenna Butler and Her Fight to Farm


Butler's permaculture farm shows one of the ways small farms are fighting to stay afloat.

City Hubs Remind Us You Don’t Have to Be a Techno-Geek to Be Innovative City Hubs Remind Us You Don’t Have to Be a Techno-Geek to Be Innovative City Hubs Remind Us You Don’t Have to Be a Techno-Geek to Be Innovative City Hubs Remind Us You Don’t Have to Be a Techno-Geek to Be Innovative


Innovation hubs aren't always about technology. These three in Calgary focus apply a broader focus in helping startups succeed.

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Building a business around making people happy is an easy fit for a chocolate maker, but Jacek's joyous vision extends beyond her customers.

Why Small Business Is Booming in Alberta Why Small Business Is Booming in Alberta Why Small Business Is Booming in Alberta Why Small Business Is Booming in Alberta


These three unique, creative businesses help show how small businesses drive nearly 30 per cent of the province's GDP.

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This CEO isn't afraid to roll up his sleeves and clean a toilet. In fact, that's how he got his company off the ground.

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This is the new Alberta Venture. And, while some things have changed, we hope to honor the past as we pursue a new path to the future.

The Guide to Buying and Selling a Small Business in Alberta The Guide to Buying and Selling a Small Business in Alberta The Guide to Buying and Selling a Small Business in Alberta The Guide to Buying and Selling a Small Business in Alberta


They're two sides of the same coin. Here's some expert advice to ensure that both sides walk away happy.

Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you?


Put a reminder on your phone to get up and take a walk for 30 seconds every hour or twoIt’s not a myth: humans really aren’t...

Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age


One man’s search for the off button ...

Al Monaco Is The 2016 Business Person of the Year Al Monaco Is The 2016 Business Person of the Year Al Monaco Is The 2016 Business Person of the Year Al Monaco Is The 2016 Business Person of the Year


To build a pipeline, all you need is world-class techhnical expertise, a strong position on climate policy, the trust of communities and...

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They may be small, but these Alberta storefronts make an outsize impact on their communities.