Want to know what it takes to run a thriving business? Rajen Ruparell, co-founder and chairman of Canadian mattress brand Endy, as well as co-founder of Groupon International, reveals the six strategies of successful entrepreneurs.
Linda Allen-Hardisty has made a vibrant career out of helping leaders enhance their own abilities through her consulting practice. In 2016, Linda launched TEC Canada’s first business group in Saskatchewan.
“The number one thing I learned was how to look myself in the mirror and be honest with and assess myself as a leader. Putting into practice that one lesson is what turned around our company culture. Becoming a more effective leader changed our business and now I’m fostering leadership in my people,” says Mr. Audia.
“We want to be different, to be the best,” Mr. Horne says of both how his team deals with client needs, and the company’s larger strategic plan. “We’re trying to challenge conventional thought and not accept the status quo.”
“I have a theory that you can’t live long enough to make all the mistakes yourself. It’s wonderful to get together as a group and use each other’s ideas and thoughts. Soon enough you come across an issue that one of your fellow TEC members has already dealt with,” said Ms. Scott.
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.
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.