March/April 2018

Eye of the tiger

debateFrom finance to HR to marketing, being a new business owner is far from easy. Even so, this former real estate agent turned contractor says she’s having the time of her life

Teacher, teach me

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Atlantic Canada’s post-secondary schools aim for the last word in the nature vs. nurture debate

Raising capital

Your investment pitch should be as unique as the lender. Tips on how to improve your “ask” and get more cash

Border crossing

Global traders Bernie Halloran and Johannes Larsen share their lessons learned on the export trail

Location Finder

A comprehensive analysis of Atlantic Canada’s biggest metropolitan areas and what they have to offer prospective businesses

Between the Lines

As baby boomer entrepreneurs prepare to retire, tax rules could retire their companies for good

XX Factor

The secret to ensuring your voice–and ideas, get heard in meetings? Say hello to the Interruption Formula

Just sayin’

Google me this: why do global tech giants have such ready access to our Prime Minister and his cabinet?

Devil’s Advocate

China is the de facto world superpower–and there’s a lot we could learn from their example

Bootstrap economics

How to grow your business on a shoestring budget

Healthcare starts with Zed

Over 20 years of Top 50 CEOs, he is the only six-time award winner. Atlantic Business checks in with 2005 Hall of Fame inductee, Robert Zed

The pot thickens

Three of four provincial governments will be selling pot. Is that a good thing?

Alternative measures

Scared to startup? Franchises can be less-risky introduction to business ownership

The big cheese

P.E.I.’s “Big Cheese” is turning heads the old-fashioned way–fuel fromage!

Eyes in the skies

N.S. firm uses drone technology to counter-attack vineyard invaders in California and France

When the mind can’t overcome matter

Workplace stress could be damaging to your bottom line. What are you going to do about it?

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