TEC Canada is pleased to provide the Andersen Monthly Economic Report exclusively to our members. The former assistant chief of the Bank of Canada's research department, Dr. Peter Andersen provides valuable economic insight to help you make better business decisions.
Everyone can talk a good game, but have they won the big game?
Want to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) into your business? You don’t need a huge budget — or a team of data scientists — to make it happen. AI is already built into a lot of routine business applications, like QuickBooks. It’s also integrated into new instruments that manufacturers can use to upgrade old equipment.
On October 17, recreational marijuana use will become legal in Canada. For business owners, this means reviewing workplace drug and alcohol policies and ensuring they align with the changes. The resources below explore what you need to do to prepare.
When it comes to cannabis legalization, Grant Ainsley foresees a few PR bumps down the road.
When cyberattacks make the headlines, it is usually the big, far-reaching kind that affect FedEx, Boeing, Target. and their customers, it is usually a big, these are the kinds of companies that make headlines — multinational companies with billion-dollar revenues and thousands of employees. Problem is, this news coverage makes small and midsize businesses think they’re safe from cyberattacks, when the opposite is true.
“Canadians are embarking on a new journey into uncharted territory and it will be leaders who chart the course.”
I’ll be blunt. If you or one of your key managers is not watching Google Analytics you are not running your business effectively. You are missing digital marketing opportunities and may be losing market share without knowing it. Your website and sales will suffer from this lack of information and your content marketing strategy will be for naught.
Burnout is a common challenge for business owners and at TEC, we believe in personal and professional balance to become a more effective leader. These resources explore how to recognize the signs of burnout, for both yourself and your team, and the steps for preventing it down the road.