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Tesla CEO Elon Musk reminds us about the importance of delegating work

In today’s business environment, leaders are encouraged to speak in a transparent, honest way to their employees, customers, partners, suppliers, shareholders and any other party that may be somehow connected to their organization. Some even take the opportunity to speak of their failures just as readily they discuss their successes. From Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg […]

CMHC makes it easier for entrepreneurs to obtain mortgages

It’s a proud moment for any fledgling entrepreneur. They start a new business and manage to make it a going concern. Perhaps they’re even taking a salary—a relative luxury for many business owners in the start-up phase—and can finally think about spending on themselves. Maybe a new home is at the top of that expenditure […]

New mortgage rules bring challenges for first-time home buying entrepreneurs

When the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions’ (OSFI) implemented new rules earlier this year designed largely to cool the red-hot housing markets in Toronto and Vancouver, many economists lauded the move. Indeed, housing affordability has emerged as a major issue in Canada in recent years, particularly in our largest cities. Many homes that […]

Want a loan for your business? Here’s the information you’ll need

Whether you operate a brand-new start-up or a business that’s been in existence for many years, if you need financing, banks and other financial institutions will require some standard information before cutting you a cheque. All too often, entrepreneurs are caught off guard when asked to provide this documentation. The type of credit you need–such […]