• A Tablet Strategy in 7 Easy Steps
    A Tablet Strategy in 7 Easy Steps Business 2 Community

    With tablet shipments outpacing that of laptops, you probably have employees who use tablets at work. However, to stay on the cutting edge of innovation, it is important to have a tablet strategy for your office. Not to mention, your mobile workforce may want more flexibility. So, how is that done? Here are a few... More »A Tablet Strategy in 7 Easy Steps

    A Tablet Strategy in 7 Easy Steps

    With tablet shipments outpacing that of laptops, you probably have employees who use tablets at work. However, to stay on the cutting edge of innovation, it is important to have a tablet strategy for your office. Not to mention, your mobile workforce may want more flexibility. So, how is that done? Here are a few...

  • Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving
    Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving Entrepreneur

    After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors. More »Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving

    Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving

    After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.

  • 5 Tips & Tricks to Convert Users Into Customers Business 2 Community

    One thing we love here at JBi is a little bit of science, especially Behavioural Economics. In 2008 a book called Nudge shot to the top of all the bestseller lists and made us all shut up and take note. In a nutshell, this little book told us, controversially, that we are herded, influenced, persuaded... More »5 Tips & Tricks to Convert Users Into Customers

    One thing we love here at JBi is a little bit of science, especially Behavioural Economics. In 2008 a book called Nudge shot to the top of all the bestseller lists and made us all shut up and take note. In a nutshell, this little book told us, controversially, that we are herded, influenced, persuaded...

  • A Sales Leadership Red Flag – Sales Turnover Matters
    A Sales Leadership Red Flag – Sales Turnover Matters Business 2 Community

    Sales leaders spend a fair amount of time and effort reviewing issues related to the cost of sale. The issues can vary from travel policies and territory designs to compensation structures and bonuses. An issue that is receiving increased attention is the cost of turnover. For those who have not recently taken a serious look... More »A Sales Leadership Red Flag – Sales Turnover Matters

    A Sales Leadership Red Flag – Sales Turnover Matters

    Sales leaders spend a fair amount of time and effort reviewing issues related to the cost of sale. The issues can vary from travel policies and territory designs to compensation structures and bonuses. An issue that is receiving increased attention is the cost of turnover. For those who have not recently taken a serious …

  • How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)
    How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic) Entrepreneur

    In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic. More »How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

    How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

    In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.

  • Why Airbnb Encourages Employees to Predict Its Own Downfall
    Why Airbnb Encourages Employees to Predict Its Own Downfall

    And how "pre-mortems" serve as an exercise in clarity.

  • This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments
    This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments Entrepreneur

    A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000. More »This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

    This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

    A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000.

  • Four Business Ideas your Organization Should Consider Right Now Business 2 Community

    Today, with sectors of the global economy recovering at varying paces, companies are looking to see how to be competitive and productive at the same time. Here are four areas organizations should be looking at, from my point of view: #1: Learn the best lessons from other industries, not just your own Often, organizations look... More »Four Business Ideas your Organization Should Consider Right Now

    Today, with sectors of the global economy recovering at varying paces, companies are looking to see how to be competitive and productive at the same time. Here are four areas organizations should be looking at, from my point of view: #1: Learn the best lessons from other industries, not just your own Often, organizations …

  • Defining What the Terms ‘Mid-market’ and ‘Mid-size Business’ Mean Business 2 Community

    If you think the word “mid-market” might apply to your company, read on, as we explore the elusive meaning of this widely used (and perhaps misused) term. As a mid-market marketing guy at Avaya, a major technology company, I’ve found that the definition of mid-market–or even midsize business for that matter–seems to depend on who... More »Defining What the Terms ‘Mid-market’ and ‘Mid-size Business’ Mean

    If you think the word “mid-market” might apply to your company, read on, as we explore the elusive meaning of this widely used (and perhaps misused) term. As a mid-market marketing guy at Avaya, a major technology company, I’ve found that the definition of mid-market–or even midsize business for that matter–seems to depend …

  • Bridging the Gap to Workplace Mobility
    Bridging the Gap to Workplace Mobility Business 2 Community

    It’s official – Canadians are addicted to their smartphones. A poll by Google shows that over half of all adults were using a smartphone in 2013- an increase of 17% over the previous year. In addition, 80% of smartphone owners never leave the house without it. So while individuals continue to adopt mobile technology, how... More »Bridging the Gap to Workplace Mobility

    Bridging the Gap to Workplace Mobility

    It’s official – Canadians are addicted to their smartphones. A poll by Google shows that over half of all adults were using a smartphone in 2013- an increase of 17% over the previous year. In addition, 80% of smartphone owners never leave the house without it. So while individuals continue to adopt mobile technology, h …

  • Midmarket Companies: 8 Key Questions for Your Future IT Services Provider Business 2 Community

    Recent data shows that the “great thaw” continues and the economy is coming back. Unemployment is less than 7 percent, the GDP expanded at the rate of 3.2 percent, increased IT spending is returning to pre-2008 growth rates, a plethora of new technologies, and aging hardware have led to a new dawn of opportunity. Many... More »Midmarket Companies: 8 Key Questions for Your Future IT Services Provider

    Recent data shows that the “great thaw” continues and the economy is coming back. Unemployment is less than 7 percent, the GDP expanded at the rate of 3.2 percent, increased IT spending is returning to pre-2008 growth rates, a plethora of new technologies, and aging hardware have led to a new dawn of opportunity. Many. …

  • Five Ways to Improve Your Work Productivity Right Now
    Five Ways to Improve Your Work Productivity Right Now Business 2 Community

    I personally like to set goals to improve my productivity since who has time to waste? There are many productivity tools out there, but it helps to take a few minutes and get organized with the right tools. 1. Organize your mobile apps Over the course of the year, we all install apps and don’t... More »Five Ways to Improve Your Work Productivity Right Now

    Five Ways to Improve Your Work Productivity Right Now

    I personally like to set goals to improve my productivity since who has time to waste? There are many productivity tools out there, but it helps to take a few minutes and get organized with the right tools. 1. Organize your mobile apps Over the course of the year, we all install apps and don’t...

  • 5 Things I Learned About Customer Experience Management While Refinancing My Mortgage Business 2 Community

    I recently took advantage of low interest rates to refinance my mortgage with my original lender, a large, national bank. For all the stories of large banks and poor mortgage practices, this one went pretty smoothly, from the solicitation stage to completion. Here are 5 things I learned about customer experience from the refinance: Proactively... More »5 Things I Learned About Customer Experience Management While Refinancing My Mortgage

    I recently took advantage of low interest rates to refinance my mortgage with my original lender, a large, national bank. For all the stories of large banks and poor mortgage practices, this one went pretty smoothly, from the solicitation stage to completion. Here are 5 things I learned about customer experience from the …

  • 3 Ways to Inspire More Collaboration at Your Company Business 2 Community

    Ah, collaboration. That term can mean very different things depending on a person’s previous experiences. For some, the memory of a professor-mandated group project in college brings to mind a lopsided affair, with a vocal group leader taking the credit, while a few workhorses did the real heavy lifting (and that one guy just put... More »3 Ways to Inspire More Collaboration at Your Company

    Ah, collaboration. That term can mean very different things depending on a person’s previous experiences. For some, the memory of a professor-mandated group project in college brings to mind a lopsided affair, with a vocal group leader taking the credit, while a few workhorses did the real heavy lifting (and that one guy …

 

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