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Apr 9, 2019
Exit plan: How to sell or transfer your business successfully
By the Editors

Private and family businesses represent nearly two-thirds of Canada’s GDP and employ more than 12 million Canadians, notes a new report from PwC Canada. The data was taken from research undertaken for the PwC Family Business Survey (2016), the PwC Next Gen Survey (2017) and the PwC Family Business Survey...

Apr 4, 2019
Canadian employees prefer meaning over money: survey
By the Editors

As it turns out, “money isn’t everything” is truer than you might think. Just ask California–based ServiceNow, which surveyed Canadian office workers to find out what matters to them in their jobs. More than half of the 1,500 respondents to the online poll said that they wished their work was...

Mar 25, 2019
Why your staff are your biggest brand champions
Ben Baker

In his new monthly column for BCBusiness, branding expert Ben Baker shares his insights into how to communicate value effectively, so people want to listen and engage. In the end, it’s about creating influence through trust. The No. 1 thing I...

Mar 15, 2019
Small Business Minister Mary Ng makes the case for female entrepreneurship
Nick Rockel

Mary Ng’s marching orders from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau come with plenty of actual legwork. The federal minister of small business and export promotion has been criss-crossing the country to boost the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), a new $2-billion national program...

Mar 6, 2019
Opinion: Women’s networks are key to leadership success
Gayle Hallgren-Rezac, Judy Thomson and Darcy Rezac

A research study released in January offers some very good news for women wanting to reach their leadership goals. It couldn’t have come at a better time: March 8 is International Women’s Day, and while there have been undeniable improvements for women, there’s still a glass ceiling when it comes to...

Mar 6, 2019
It's a Good Thing: SFU's Stephanie Bertels brings sustainability to corporate boardrooms
Matt O'Grady

When Stephanie Bertels walks into the fourth-floor boardroom of SFU’s Segal Graduate School of Business in downtown Vancouver, the diminutive scholar is in full outdoor apparel, wearing a tuque and winter jacket, and seemingly shrinking into her woollen cowl. It’s...

Feb 28, 2019
Opinion: 3 tips for building a high-performance work culture
Marni Johnson

Culture is simply “the way we do things around here”—it’s how employees practise values, rituals and patterns of behaviour, even when no one is looking. Research shows that companies with high-performing cultures create triple the returns than those without them. Change must be modelled from the top, but that doesn’t mean...

Feb 20, 2019
On Trend: Coworking facilities find their groove
Felicity Stone

GOOD WORKS Those devoted to social impact can find like-minded coworkers at the Dock in downtown Victoria plus several spots in Vancouver. Two are in Gastown: the Hive and the Amp, the latter in the old B.C. Electric Railway building and...

Feb 19, 2019
Canadians' workstyle personas can help employers maximize performance
Juan Rivera

Just like there are different types of learners, not everyone works the same way. In a recent report from Microsoft Canada, surveys showed that the way workers accomplish their tasks can vary greatly. The survey split them into four categories:...

Feb 19, 2019
Opinion: B.C.'s small businesses losing confidence in provincial economy
Jeff Guignard

For the past several years, the Coalition of BC Businesses has been following business trends presented by the BC Chamber of Commerce in annual Collective Perspective survey. This year's findings show that the province’s small and medium-sized businesses feel left behind by current government policies, and that it’s more difficult and expensive to do business in B.C. today than it was last year.

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