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Strange Startups and Eccentric Entrepreneurs

Strange Startups and Eccentric Entrepreneurs

Having doubts about the audacity of your latest business proposal? Searching for inspiration for the next great startup idea? Bored? We've compiled a list of the zaniest startup ideas for your entertainment, affirmation, or inspiration. Hey, you never know. Secret...
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Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

So, what do you do? It is a question you are likely asked multiple times a week at midweek business-related networking events and weekend dinner parties or nights out. It seems like an easy enough question to answer, doesn’t it? Not always
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YEDaily: Jordan Nahmias

Jordan Nahmias is a recognized progressive entertainment and corporate lawyer with a modern practice uniquely situated to provide high-end legal services at all stages of project and business development. His "big break" came after he wasn't hired following an articling job at a major law firm in Toronto, which he quickly saw as a major opportunity
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Biggest Money Wasters as a Startup

Every young professional optimistically thinks their business is going to be the next best thing – and it very likely could be – but, especially in the early stages, it is easy to get ahead of oneself and splurge on an assortment of unnecessary costs. Here are a few ways you can avoid falling into this trap
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The Betty White Guide to Business

I know I can tell a self-deprecating joke, swear like a sailor and moonwalk my way to a meeting, and still be awesome at my job; so why does serious = professional in the minds of many? We ponder the do's and don'ts of humour in the workplace.
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Have You Fallen Into the Comfort Zone at Work?

The job you were once proud and excited to rave about to friends and family has now become the one that you “don’t want to talk about,” and its very mention is met with rolling eyes. Have you fallen into the career comfort zone?
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How to Manage the Worst Clients Ever

Ah yes, client nightmares. The penny pincher, only client in the world, Houdini client, scatterbrain and inappropriate client are all personalities we've encountered in our professional lives. Here's how to keep them in line
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Executive Reads: Books to Get You Ahead

As young professionals, we're always trying to stay one step ahead of the competition. One way is to gain valuable insight from books on topics relating to your desired industry. Here are three notable reads to get you one step closer to the executive table
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LIFT Investments: An Innovative Non Profit Initiative

LIFT Investments is a new non-profit social investment fund that provides capital and opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs in low-income countries. We attended their inaugural Toronto fundraiser on May 9 to find out more about this great initiative
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How to Manage Success

For some young professionals, managing success is harder than managing failure. Here are fives tips to help you stay grounded and on the right path if you've met affluence as an entrepreneur at an early age
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