Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Buyer’s Guide

By Dianne Rende Because of their dramatic impact on survival rates and their incredible ease of use, more and more Automated External Defibrillator’s (AED) are popping up in public places as part of Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Programs. Many workplaces have

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“You Want to do What? To Whom?” The Ethics of Research involving Human Subjects

By Devin Kreuger Human beings are curious creatures, and as such, we hunger for new knowledge and understanding. Thanks to our curious nature, we’ve reaped tremendous benefits for our society. In the social sciences and humanities, we’ve uncovered insights into

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Customer Value Proposition is like falling in love

By Richard Gerofsky Not long ago, I was working with a client to help them update, refine and focus their business strategy.  As is inevitable these days, we came to the subject of their Customer Value Proposition (‘CVP’). Five minutes

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Capricious Testator – the Canadian Stork Derby

        By Dorothy Hagel One of the most (in)famous cases in Canadian estate litigation is the case involving the will of Charles Millar, a barrister known for his unusual sense of humor. Charles Millar died as a

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When hiring, start with shared values

By Jan van der Hoop One-third of all hiring decisions fail, according to management guru Peter Drucker. No other aspect of business would ever be allowed to tolerate such a high failure rate… why do we accept it as a

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How University-Based Research is Funded

By Devin Kreuger I was speaking with an undergraduate student recently about the research of one of her professors, and she remarked in passing that she’d prefer her tuition dollars be used on student services rather than research. Her incorrect

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How You Distribute Your Estate May Make a Difference

By Dorothy Hagel The manner, in which the estate is distributed may make a big difference and may either contribute to thwart disagreements among beneficiaries or cause them. Suppose you own a boat and a motorcycle of a similar value

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5 steps to meeting your occupational health and safety requirements

By Dianne Rende While Occupational Health and Safety requirements differ from business to business, and province to province, there are a few steps that can help determine the needs of a workplace. We recommend consulting the relevant province or territory

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Leveraging Value from your Academic Neighbours

By Devin Kreuger Mississauga is home to world-class educational institutions. Are you taking full advantage of the resources they offer? I’ve written previously about how local businesses can access students looking for experiential learning experiences through co-op placements, internships, and

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Get Started with Online Marketing

By Ben Molfetta Now that 2016 is upon us, it’s a good time to set business priorities for the next twelve months. For many businesses, one of those priorities is online marketing. The reason is simple. The buying process has fundamentally

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