Zita Cobb, Fogo Island Inn:

Zita Cobb, Fogo Island Inn: "Things Get Done By People Who Believe Deeply"

Cobb injected $40M of her own money into Fogo Island Inn to help boost and reinvent an economy that had long relied on the 400-year-old cod fishery.

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From Arlene: How Do You Keep Going When All You Want To Do Is Quit?

From Arlene: How Do You Keep Going When All You Want To Do Is Quit?

Arlene writes about the "all in" lifestyle of entrepreneurs, and gives advice on how to pull through the difficult moments when all you want to do is quit.

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Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Introverts get a bad rap; they are seen as shy, cool and detached, but society has read introverts wrong.

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From Arlene: 5 Tips To Open Your Mind

From Arlene: 5 Tips To Open Your Mind

We all function more efficiently when we clear our heads and don't fill every nook and cranny with information.

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Motivation vs. Empowerment

Motivation vs. Empowerment

Don't just motivate your team to succeed – empower them. Give them the tools and confidence they need to do their best work.

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From Arlene: Are You An Entrepreneur? 6 Questions To Consider

From Arlene: Are You An Entrepreneur? 6 Questions To Consider

There is a great deal of debate that goes on - sometimes in one's head - about whether or not a person is indeed cut out to be an entrepreneur.

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What I Know Now: Michele Romanow, Co-Founder, Clearbanc

What I Know Now: Michele Romanow, Co-Founder, Clearbanc

Michele Romanow, co-founder of Clearbanc and a co-star on CBC's Dragons' Den, sits down with us to candidly share what she has learned from being an entrepreneur.

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From Arlene: The Art of Business Relationships

From Arlene: The Art of Business Relationships

You simply can't build a business alone. You need other people to make it work, all kinds of other people. So how can you make that happen?

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Why Details Matter: How Little Things Add Up

Why Details Matter: How Little Things Add Up

While entrepreneurs always need to think about the big picture, they can't lose sight of the details.

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From Arlene: The Big Lie About Work-Life Balance

From Arlene: The Big Lie About Work-Life Balance

If only we could figure out a way to achieve work/life balance, we'd be so much happier. That's the conventional wisdom, anyway.

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From Arlene: Business Success Comes From Creativity & Resourcefulness

From Arlene: Business Success Comes From Creativity & Resourcefulness

Arlene shares advice for newcomers to Canada on how to make their businesses thrive.

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From Arlene: How Do You Deal With Friends & Family Who Want Freebies?

From Arlene: How Do You Deal With Friends & Family Who Want Freebies?

One of the occupational hazards for entrepreneurs is that friends, family members and sometimes even random acquaintances may think nothing of asking you for free advice.

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6 Ways Entrepreneurs Create Discipline To Accomplish Amazing Things

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Create Discipline To Accomplish Amazing Things

Here are six of the best ways to boost your productivity, create discipline for yourself, and accomplish your best entrepreneurial story.

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Navigating Change As An Entrepreneur

Navigating Change As An Entrepreneur

Change doesn’t always have to be hard.

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From Arlene: Cup Half Full

From Arlene: Cup Half Full

Arlene writes about the importance of being optimistic for the long haul. It's normal to have an "off" day, but you can't stay pessimistic forever.

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From Arlene: Failing Is Important As An Entrepreneur

From Arlene: Failing Is Important As An Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs fall on their faces a lot, especially when they're first starting out.

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Are You An Entrepreneur Or An Intrapreneur?

Are You An Entrepreneur Or An Intrapreneur?

One thing that people often forget to consider is whether they're truly cut out from entrepreneurial cloth.

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Writing A Manifesto Can Transform Your Business

Writing A Manifesto Can Transform Your Business

From one of the writers of the most famous manifesto in the world.

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How To Decode Defensive Behaviour

How To Decode Defensive Behaviour

To make sure you’re not labeling someone as a defensive person, you’ll need to arm yourself with the right questions and listening skills.

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Even The Best Don’t Make It On Their Own

Even The Best Don’t Make It On Their Own

Arlene shares her advice on how to assemble an advisory board in this Director Journal Magazine feature.

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