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Nov 30, 2007
Slideshow: Best Companies to Work for in B.C. 2007
BCBusiness D.B.

Winner of the Top Companies with Fewer Than 100 Employees category: Chemistry Consulting Group Inc. (GT Hiring Solutions), flanked by Peter Legge, president and publisher of BCBusiness magazine (left) and Tracy Tjaden, editor of BCBusiness magazine (right Photographs from the Best Companies to Work for in B.C. event held on November...

Nov 23, 2007
Entrepreneurship vs Fanaticism: Too Boring to Be Noticed
Tony Wanless

As anyone who's ever started a business can attest, entrepreneurship can be one of the most passionate, dramatic, and risky moves a person can make in life. But for some reason in this celebrity and entertainment obsessed society, many people think that's absolutely boring. Take the recent awarding of top prizes in...

Nov 23, 2007
Mental Agility: Brain Boosters
Shannon Emmerson

You've read Vicki O'Brien's feature "No Brainer" -- now figure out for yourself how to keep yourself sharp and mentally agile. Only on BCBusiness Online: take your coffee break and troll through our list of favourite brain games to supercharge...

Nov 1, 2007
B.C.'s Mining Climate: Who's Hot, Who's Not
Peter Kennedy

With commodity prices soaring, the B.C. mining climate has been enjoying a revival, but recent regulatory decisions have put the chill on a couple of projects. In this new, suddenly frosty market, we take a look at the major players hoping to escape the freeze.

Nov 1, 2007
Faces of B.C.'s Mining Companies - Slideshow
BCBusiness D.B.

Meet the faces behind some of British Columbia's most prominent mining companies. Read the story by Peter Kennedy: Who's Hot, Who's Not (November 2007). Photos by Philip Chin...

Nov 1, 2007
After Hours: Fly Fishing
As told to Jessica Werb

I’ve been fly-fishing pretty much exclusively for the last couple of decades, and just over a year ago I started spey casting, which is an old fly-fishing technique that uses an extremely technical two-handed casting style.

Nov 1, 2007
Eric Nonacs
David Jordan

When Vancouver investment firm Endeavour Financial landed Eric Nonacs as its managing director for global affairs earlier this year, it was a coup. The 38-year-old’s previous gig had been foreign-policy adviser to Bill Clinton in his post-White House years. And...

Nov 1, 2007
Marketing Advocacy: Cause and Effect
Tony Wanless

Tony examines the cause and effect of marketing advocacy groups. Cause-based groups work much like small businesses in B.C. The goal of an association, society or not-for-profit might not have to do with making money, but its operational and marketing requirements are much the same.

Nov 1, 2007
It's Not Easy Selling Green
David Gray

Canadian retailers have the potential to play a key role in building a sustainable future, but even they admit they aren’t yet living up to that potential. The reason lies in a lot of confusion, both among shoppers and store owners, about exactly what green retail might look like. It's not easy selling green.

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...

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