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Nov 1, 2007
How to Close a Deal
Jessica Werb

Long gone are the days when being a salesperson automatically meant you had to grow a forked tongue and a pair of horns. Today’s world of sales is all about relationships and trust. Which is all well and good, but...

Nov 1, 2007
Calvin Ayre
Tracy Tjaden

Not that it needs any help. The 46-year-old billionaire owner of Bodog.com Entertainment Group, one of the world’s largest online-gambling websites, is sipping a dry martini in West Vancouver’s Browns Social House, which he used to own, talking to a...

Nov 1, 2007
Business Blunders: Heads Up
Myles Murchison

Ask Atari. This is the company that in the 1970s thought Pong was a bigger idea than the one Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were touting called Apple. For that matter, ask Apple about Newton. Ask PepsiCo about Crystal Pepsi...

Nov 1, 2007
B.C. Inventors
Laura Morrison

(Note: based on submissions to BCBusiness) Yeast enhancement: Dr. Henry van Vuuren of UBC’s Wine Research Centre and First Ventures Technologies has discovered a type of “super” yeast capable of limiting the development of ethyl carbonate (urethane), the carcinogen found...

Nov 1, 2007
The Inventors
Peter Severinson

Have you ever seen some stranger doing something entirely ordinary when suddenly, inexplicably, a light bulb – out of nowhere – flares into existence above their head? Probably not. But were that sort of thing to happen, it would happen...

Nov 1, 2007
What It Takes To Retire Rich
Peter Wilson

We all have visions of what it takes to retire rich – finally savouring a taste of the good life, with first-class travels, fast cars and martinis by the pool. But, as Peter Wilson discovers, come age 65, many of us are in for a shock. What does your roadmap to retirement look like?

Nov 1, 2007
Trash for Cash
Ryan Stuart

The plant could produce 40 to 60 jobs, generate $1 million in taxes, and spin off related businesses. Steam from the generator could heat vegetable greenhouses or water for a land-based tropical food-fish aquaculture operation. And air emissions from the...

Nov 1, 2007
State of the Arts
Jessica Werb

With their city regularly cited as one of the most livable metropolises on the planet and their province’s economy booming, Vancouverites have plenty to feel smug about. But, business people and members of the arts community warn that without a cohesive arts-and-culture infrastructure, all the convention centres in the world will mean nothing. This is the state of the arts.

Nov 1, 2007
No Time for Tyrants
Christy Clark, Karin Kirkpatrick, Lisa Ryan

You’ll find it in figureheads, puppet masters, mediators and dictators. There’s no mistaking it: power. Once upon a time, it was easy to pinpoint; spot the loudest, proudest white man in a suit and you’d likely find an organization’s key decision maker. It’s not so simple anymore. Power has been divided and...

Nov 1, 2007
Corporate Board Games
David Jordan

It’s a hot September morning in downtown Vancouver. Heat shimmers off the pavement, the hot dog vendors at Robson Square are firing up their grills and the sidewalk terraces along Hornby Street are packed to bursting with late-season tourists and...

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