4 Canadian Franchising Trends for 2019

Franchising is Alive and Well in Canada, & Here’s What 2019 Has in Store

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The Benefits of Having Multiple Office Locations in Canada

Why Business Owners and Professionals Need Access to Multiple Office Locations

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Your How-To Guide to International Market Research

International Market Research for Canadian Business Owners

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The Canadian Small Business Owner's Guide to Retirement Savings

How to Save For Retirement When You’re Self-Employed

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What You Need to Know About The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)

Canadian Food Businesses Will Have to Meet New Regulations in 2019

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The 'What, How, & When' of Business Expense Tracking

A Guide to Expense Tracking For Canadian Small Businesses

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7 Reasons to Rent a Meeting Room

Cost, Flexibility, & More: Why Meeting Room Rentals Are Ideal For Small Businesses

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Protecting Your Business from Cyber Attacks

A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security for Small Businesses

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A Helpful Checklist for New Small Businesses in Canada

Congratulations, you’re starting a new small business! It’s an exciting time, and you want to make sure you get things right the first time around. From the required paperwork to considerations around .ca domains, here are some of the things new small business owners in Canada need to know to get started.

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Where to Set Up Shop in Toronto: Choosing a Virtual Office in the GTA

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is the second largest financial center in North America... which makes it tricky to pick a spot to do business. That’s why the Intelligent Office (IO) team has put together this quick guide — with several locations throughout Toronto and Ontario, we understand what business owners need from a virtual office.

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How to Get More Done in Less Time

In today’s bustling world, work demands are high and the distractions are never-ending whilst down time may be limited. With so much to do in every single day you need to ensure maximum productivity to keep up with your busy schedule. This means you need to more with less time, here’s how.

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4 Steps for Giving Effective Feedback

If you want your employees’ performance to improve and for them to overcome previous errors, you must continually give them feedback. They rely on your input to gauge their performance. When provided with the right information, employees can thrive and outperform themselves. Feedback is therefore essential, however a poll commissioned byInteract revealed that 37% of managers were uncomfortable giving feedback, and 69% reported being uncomfortable communicating with their employees in general. These figures show that it is crucial to learn how to give good feedback so that you can be the best manager possible. Here’s how:

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What Makes an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs can be distinguished by certain factors from the rest of the population, such as a certain drive that motivates them even when the going gets tough and everybody else would quit, or by their can-do attitude that flies in the face of pessimists. Some people refer to the specific characteristics of entrepreneurs as the “it” factor. But what is this “it” factor? And how can you tell if you have it? What makes an entrepreneur an entrepreneur, and are you a natural born entrepreneur or not? Here’s how to tell.

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Working Remotely: What Tech do you need to Work from Home?

Any telecommuting position, whether you work remotely from home, a coffee shop, or a co-working facility, will mean that workers need to be able to communicate at all times and have specific tools for the job. Depending on the role, you may need different technology, but there are some key tech tools that anyone who works remotely will need. This article tells you what tech you generally need.

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7 Top Tips for Public Speaking

Any public speaking event has the potential to cause stress, and when you get stressed, you may mumble, mispronounce words, blush, fidget or engage in other behaviours that reveal your anxiety. However, this need not be the case. This article will teach you some basic tips and tricks for engaging and confident public speaking.

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Where to Sit in Meetings

Believe it or not, where you and your team or clients sit at a table during presentations plays a factor in the conversation flow and meeting energy. Here's how to strategically plan meeting seating arrangements.

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