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Flying high in business

Applying spiritual principles for secular success By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – January/February 2018 Soar and The Hollywood Commandments are books about applying spiritual principles to entrepreneurial

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Cash, or skin chip?

Microchips have become a common way for vets to help animal shelters identify Fido or Fluffie’s owners should the furry friends go missing. How about a microchip for employees so

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More aid = More trade

Development assistance may boost Canadian exports to aid recipient countries, a study by the Canadian International Development Platform suggests. The study, described as a first attempt to “measure the elasticity

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Women are key

Ramping up the number of women-owned businesses is key to ending extreme poverty, says World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim. Writing in Inc. magazine, he notes that female-owned businesses

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Founders aren’t great CEOs

Founder-run companies are less well run than those where the management didn’t start the firm, a study by business professors at three US universities concludes. Firms led by founders generally

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Print is more memorable

Support for longhand writing and reading print publications instead of electronic screens can be found in a recent issue of Fast Company magazine. An article entitled, “This is How the

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Giving freely

By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – November/December 2017 Love Let Go — radical generosity for the real world By Laura Sumner Truaz & Amalya Campbell (Eerdmans Publishing

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Travel, monks and addictions

By Mike Strathdee As printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 While putting together the cover package about Audrey Voth Petkau and TourMagination, I came across an article on Christian

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Stories worth noting

As printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 This I Know: Marketing Lessons From Under the Influence. By Terry O’Reilly (Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2017, 320 pp. $34 CDN.) Terry O’Reilly

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