We are back with our weekly round up of Must Read Business Articles! This week’s edition includes a look at Ottawa’s mission to make Canada a major player in the start-up space.
The Canadian Government is getting involved in helping to spur on innovation in Canada. As a part of the 2012 federal budget they set aside $400 million to invest in Canadian startups and is looking for Provinces and private equity to pony up the rest. This piece from the Globe and Mail delves into the details.
Inc just released its list of the 12 most promising start-ups emerging out of dorm rooms across the country.
The Globe and Mail takes a look at what great leaders need to do in order to develop the skills to effectively manage their employees.
Entrepreneur Magazine took a look at habits of some of the most influential self made billionaire’s of the past decade. Check out this valuable infographic that will get you fired up to build your own empire!
Wondering how to build a create company culture? Fast Company provides a great how to, referencing one of our favorite new start ups – Buffer
One man tracks every online and physical move for 2 months in order to sell his data for 2 dollars per day. Highly recommended read about one man’s reaction to the big business of data mining.
An oldie but a goodie, Forbes magazine interviews Chris Guillbeau the author of ” The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future”
You might be surprised that 9 out of the 10 top paying jobs aren’t in the C-Suite and don’t involve wearing a suite and tie to work every day!
Take a look at 5 of the best branded viral videos. They can be one of the cheapest and most effective ways to increase your bottom line. Just ask BlendTec!
Generally speaking companies and customers think more options, more money, more value. Google pays homage to the old adage of “Less is More.” Find out how in this penetrating article by Fast Company