Haleigh Joy Greier

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What growing income inequality is costing Canada’s future generations

<i>This is part of The Globe's Wealth Paradox series, a two-week examination into how the income divide is shaping Canada.</i><p>It's been dubbed the Great Gatsby Curve.<p>Plot countries on a graph. Put income inequality on one axis, mobility between generations on the other.<p>A sobering picture emerges. The …

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10 Common Google AdWords Mistakes You Need to Stop Making -- Now

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Internet marketers know that using Google AdWords is an excellent way to drive traffic to their sites. Since it can be expensive if not handled correctly, the trick is to manage campaigns to get the highest return on investment.<p>A poorly managed campaign …

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are entering a golden age of small-business and entrepreneurial finance. Between the crowdfunding boom (both donations and soon-to-be investment-based) and the surging growth of peer-to-peer lending sites like Lending Club and …

The Secret to Making Customers Passionate About Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing brand passion is all about creating a journey of engagement with your customer. It’s a relationship built over time as consumers’ thoughts and feelings about a brand are positively reinforced.<p>As marketers, we covet brand …

Swap Seats, Change Your Company? Why Where You Sit Matters

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Does it matter where your employees sit in the office? Actually, it matters quite a bit, says Ben Waber, president and CEO of Boston-based Sociometric Solutions, which studies workplace interaction using sensors and other methods.<p>Waber …

Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a good look around your office. If the figures are right, one in four of your employees are stealing from you. And that’s just who will admit to it.<p>A new survey of 2,000 American adults released today from personal-finance comparison …

10 Reasons Not to Write a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are one of the new age of entrepreneurs who hates the thought of doing a business plan as a first step in starting your new venture, you will love this message. More and more professionals agree that a better strategy is to explore …

5 Tips to Master Pinterest for Business

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Online scrapbooking platform Pinterest isn’t just for DIYers. With more than 70 million users according to consumer insight firm Semiocast, Pinterest has become a valuable tool for many small businesses looking to drive sales or connect with potential …

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For companies set on doing the right thing, no good deed goes unpunished.<p>Congress is once again considering the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, a bill meant to ban workplace discrimination over sexual orientation or gender …

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert.

For entrepreneurs, it's not enough to have an amazing product or service: You need to get people to buy into your idea. One of the best ways is getting your name out there by snagging media attention and publicity.<p>But how do you standout in a sea of product launches? It isn't easy.<p>Fortunately, …

What New York City's New Mayor Bill de Blasio Will Do for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New York City has a new boss.<p>The Big Apple has voted Bill de Blasio as its next mayor, ending the three-term reign of billionaire entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg. De Blasio handily defeated Republican nominee and former chairman of the …

One of the Richest Men in the World Just Invested in an Instagram Competitor

Instagram competitor Mobli just got a whole lot of ammo to take on the Facebook-owned company.<p>The Israeli-based company just nabbed $60 million in a round led by América Móvil, the Latin America telecom run by one of the richest men on the planet, Carlos Slim.<p>Part of the deal involves a strategic …

Is The Twitter IPO Worth Buying?

It’s almost here! Yes, the Twitter IPO.<p>There has certainly been lots of buzz on how the stock will perform. For example, according to the IG Group (a provider of financial spread betting), the shares of Twitter could soar over $43 by the end of trading tomorrow.<p>OK, should you think about buying in? …

Television Still Dominates Children's Media Lives Because Kids Don't Need Innovation Or Disruption

When Common Sense Media released their 2013 Zero to Eight study, most media coverage focused on the surprising fact that 38% of children under two have used a mobile device.<p>That’s the kind of statistic that carries shock value because it preys on our fears of the unknown. It implies that more than …

10 Ways Women Can Dare To Grow Their Businesses Big

“While the number of women-owned firms is increasing faster than the national average, we see time and time again that women remain less likely to grow their firms to scale. Just 2% of women-owned firms have passed the million-dollar revenue threshold, compared to 6% of men-owned firms – and this …

A Bull In China

There are those who believe that China is headed for a hard landing, that its corruption or unsustainable growth model will ultimately herald the end of its economic miracle. And there is Jim Rogers, the unabashed China bull who has time and again expressed his optimism in the country. “There are …

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Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …

Comic-Con 2013: The Complete TV Lineup

Updated: Find out who, what and when your favorite TV series will hold court at the annual San Diego pop culture convention set for July 17-21.<p>With …

Politicians should get out of the way and let the health-care system do its job

<i>Politics Insider delivers premium analysis and access to Canada's policymakers and politicians. Visit the</i> Politics Insider homepage <i>for insight available only to subscribers.</i><p>Why is it that when you examine how Canada's health-care system is managed the classic Abbott and Costello routine "Who's On …

Game of Thrones season 7 releases a poster of ice and fire in preparation for the show's return

Game of Thrones season 7 has its first official poster and it’s full of fire, ice and, uhh, that’s about it. It looks cool though (<i>Cool</i>. Get it?). …

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James Franco Has Only Yet Begun to Faulkner; Announces 'The Sound and the Fury' Adaptation

James Franco's "As I Lay Dying" was fairly well received at Cannes -- at least enough so that the he's decided to keep dancing with the one who brung …

Iris Halmshaw, 3-Year-Old With Autism, Can't Talk; But Her Beautiful Paintings Sell For Hundreds

Three-year-old Iris Grace Halmshaw loves water, trees, wind, dancing on tiptoes and holding things in her left hand. The British toddler cannot talk yet due to her autism, but she is able to express herself through beautiful paintings that have been sold to collectors for hundreds of dollars.<p>Iris …

'Avatar' Artist Is Suing Fox And James Cameron For $50 Million

Unlike past "Avatar" plaintiffs, Dean has an established pedigree. He is a well-known artist who has created album covers for such big-selling bands as Yes and Asia, and exhibited his fantasy landscapes and other work around the world.<p>In fact, it is the ubiquity of his work, as well as a movie …

When the U.S. doesn’t need Canadian oil

Could it be that a keystone belief and a bedrock of prosperity in Canada might disappear over the next two decades?<p>For a long time, it has been assumed that whatever surplus oil (and natural gas) Canadians could produce would be gladly purchased by the United States. “Pump it and they will come” …