If you’ve started your own business, you can probably think of something you wish you’d known back then that you know now. Since we’re in the season of giving, Wellington Holbrook, executive vice-president of ATB Business, is offering you the opportunity to give the gift of advice to someone who is at the beginning of his or her entrepreneurial journey.
Hence this week’s question: What should someone know when starting a business?(more...)
When adopting new payment technologies, security and simplicity are heavy on the minds of merchants and consumers. On Monday, November 26, Capital Ideas hosted Mastercard Canada's "Credit Card Payments and Your Small Business" presentation, where we asked Capital Ideas members to share what surprises them most about new payment technologies. Here is what they had to say about innovations in technology, security, and accessibility of new payment technologies. Learn more at mastercard.ca, and be sure to catch the full spread in theDec. 11th edition of the Edmonton Journal.(more...)
There is much to celebrate and reflect on in the month of December. The passing of Nelson Mandela last week ignites desire to learn more about his amazing life. Do you have your reading list ready for those lazy mornings between Christmas and New Year, or set aside for a hot holiday?
This week's Capital Ideas Digest shares some more interesting titles, and makes some market predictions for 2014. Also, did you have an "accidental teacher" in your life? Are you one?