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Gender Equality: Gaps Remain in Leadership

Posted: November 20, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , gender gap, gender equality, Canadian economy, women in business, Canadian business, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, diversity, equality, business management, gender parity

New data shows that tracking gender pay gaps is not a priority for Canadian businesses, despite government efforts to bring the issue to the forefront.

Scaling a Business to New Heights: Are You Up to the Challenge?

Posted: October 23, 2018 By : Joanne Sigurdson & Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , entrepreneur, business development, leadership, business courses, business owner, business management, growing a business

If you are in business today, building on what you have accomplished so far can be very exciting. Yet it can also be intimidating, especially if the necessary steps have not been fully thought out and properly planned for, and if you are keenly aware that in the absence of growth comes the peril of mismanaging the equity you have built so far.

Business Partnerships: Signing on the Dotted Line

Posted: September 24, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, self-employed, knowledge bureau, Small Business, business development, leadership, tax courses Evelyn Jacks, Business Builder Retreat, Philippe Richer, business owner, entreprenreur, prorietorship agreement, shareholder agreement, business contract, business investing

It’s critical to operate within safe havens if you are in business today. To mitigate the challenges and issues partners and shareholders in business face during the business-building process, it’s essential to have a contract in place. But many don’t understand the core components before signing on the dotted line.

Business Builder Retreat: Find Balance for More Effective Leadership

Posted: July 03, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, goal setting, work-life balance, leadership retreat, Executive Business Builder Retreat, executive, self-care

Having trouble relaxing on your summer vacation? You’re not alone. Two-thirds of Canadians work more than 45 hours a week. Of these individuals, only 23 percent are satisfied with their quality of life, which hinges on work-life balance. It’s also widely accepted that entrepreneurs and business owners work significantly more than the average worker – and that can negatively impact effective leadership and corporate culture when self-care isn’t a priority.

Leadership Discussion: What’s Your Stance on Legalized Workplace Cannabis Use?

Posted: April 16, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, entrepreneur, Morneau, marijuana legalization, courses for entrepreneurs, budget 2018, leadership development, business development courses, leadership retreat, corporate culture, cannabis legalization, recreational drugs, employee culture, workplace issues, business retreat, business workships, business networking, Quebec City conferences, business builder

Cannabis is already on the mind of tax and financial advisors due to its inclusion in Budget 2018 and its pending legalization and accompanying taxation. But that isn’t all you should be thinking about, as it triggers an essential and controversial leadership discussion – what’s tolerable in the workplace?

People in the News: KB Course Author Jenifer Bartman on CBC Business Panel

Posted: April 03, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writing Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, distinguished advisor conference, economic trends, financial education, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, online education, online campus, business news, CBC, Business Panel, Jenifer Bartman, building business founcations, leadership retreat

Knowledge Bureau is thrilled to announce that faculty member Jenifer Bartman, who will be a guest lecturer on the November CE Summit Tour, is appearing as a regular panelist on the CBC News Network Weekend Business Panel.