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This Woman Rocks

A mining company tried to force Sabrina Dias out. Rather than leave the sector, she set up her own shop, determined to help a laggard industry have a more sustainable future. read more

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This Woman Rocks

This Woman Rocks

A mining company tried to force Sabrina Dias out. Rather than leave the sector, she set up her own shop, determined to help a laggard industry have a more sustainable future. Read more

Slow Growth, or How to sleep at night when you’re building your business

Slow Growth, or How to sleep at night when you’re building your business

Valerie Hussey says, “A Dragons’ Den mentality is not required to succeed, and don’t let anyone try to convince you that it is.” Hussey ought to know. She joined Kids Can Press in 1979 when sales were $17,000 and led it to sales just shy of $15 million, with year-over-year profits of 10%.

The Wages of Tenacity

The Wages of Tenacity

Meet Joan Prowse, Canadian documentary filmmaker, whose tenacious career story reads “against all odds.”

Am I Really A CEO?

Am I Really A CEO?

What your business title really means.

Those Britches are Too Big For You, Young Lady

Those Britches are Too Big For You, Young Lady

Where to look for quality investment and financial advice as a female entrepreneur.

Diversity Rules

Diversity Rules

High-tech admits it has a problem with diversity. Rajkumari Neogy believes she has the “disruptive” solution.

JJ Steeves Stray Kitties in the City

JJ Steeves Stray Kitties in the City

New Year grind getting to you? Don’t worry. This week we have an army of thoughtful stray cats to make you smile.

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Once seen as the primary catalysts for social change, today there are some who have become impatient and dissatisfied with the status quo in the nonprofit sector.

Maya Penn: The vision to spark movement

Maya Penn: The vision to spark movement

15 year old entrepreneur, illustrator, activist believes in the power of her ideas – especially when it comes to working towards a better future for both her customers and the planet.

Is Crowdfunding Leveling The Playing Field For Entrepreneurs?

Is Crowdfunding Leveling The Playing Field For Entrepreneurs?

Entrepreneurs are not always well served by traditional gatekeepers for financing. The good news is that VCs are no longer the only ones holding the key to investment money.