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Daily Routine of Successful People That Will Inspire You to Achieve More

Do you want to be more successful? Many successful entrepreneurs share similar ideals and routines which play an intrinsic part in their success.<p>If …

Time Management

The top 25 shows at Canadian Music Week 2015

Canadian Music Week 2015 is almost upon us, meaning music fans are resting up before 10 days of shows take over Toronto's concert venues from Sony …

Canadian Music

Three Simple Ways To Create Customers For Life

You’ve heard it a thousand times: Happy customers translate into repeat business. For small businesses, truer words were never spoken. So why do some business owners view customer service as an unnecessary cost, believing in the adage that “a great product should speak for itself”?<p>“Many companies …

Scott Feschuk's helpful FAQ for Parti Québécois candidates

You don’t talk about Sovereignty Club. Second rule: imaginary worlds rock!<p><i>As the April 7 election approaches, here’s a helpful FAQ for Parti</i> …

Canada

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

Ukraine tells Putin: this could be war

Thousands of Ukrainian troops put on combat alert as UK calls urgent meeting of UN Security Council<p>Ukraine defied Russian aggression on Saturday night warning that any military intervention would lead to war.<p>Ukraine’s acting leaders appeared on television in a sombre address to the nation after …

Boot camp encourages more women to enter municipal politics

A boot camp was held at city hall Saturday for women who are interested in getting involved in politics.<p>Organized by a group called Equal Voice …

Boot Camp

Man Creates Transport App That Measures Time In Pints Of Beer

"You have three-and-a-half drinks until the last tram home."<p>Which is the information that we all really want to know.<p>Cheers!

Korea is Asia’s key test market for global tech companies, including Facebook

There has been much talk about Facebook’s inability to crack the tough, localized Asian market, but in an interview with Facebook’s top brass in Korea, this situation seems to be improving.<p>Korea <i>is</i> a key test market for Facebook, and this should send a message to other global tech companies hoping …

IE10 Falls Below IE9, Firefox Down, Chrome Up

February saw the fourth full month of IE11 availability with Windows 8.1, the release Firefox 27 and Chrome 33. The latest numbers from Net Applications show IE10 has fallen below IE9, and that Chrome was the only winner last month.<p>Between January and February, IE slipped 0.02 percentage points …

Millennials Want Companies That Work On Innovative Ways To Fix The World

Deloitte’s 2013 Global Millennial Survey asked millennials who were born after January 1982 about how business can innovate and impact society. These …

South-east Asia

Facebook bought WhatsApp for its global reach—except in the world’s biggest mobile market

Facebook just placed a $19 billion bet on the mobile messaging service WhatsApp, which has grown to a staggering 450 million monthly users in only a few years—many of them in fast-growing international markets like India, Brazil, and Mexico. But there’s one market where WhatsApp has failed to make …

WeChat

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

Self-improvement

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part II: The Dilemma of Coaching Yourself

What separates those who accomplish outstanding feats from those who don’t? According to author and researcher Joshua Foer, it’s the dedication and …

6 Steps to Becoming Hyper-Efficient

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being on the road for more than 150 days a year has made Joseph Grenny adept at being efficient on the fly. A popular speaker, author and corporate and leadership trainer, he has developed a number of ways to make himself more efficient …

Mobile Devices

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

INSANE Domino Tricks! (Hevesh5 & MillionenDollarBoy)

British town will introduce fleet of driverless cars by 2015

The British town of Milton Keynes will get a fleet of 20 driverless cars by 2015, the UK's business secretary Vince Cable has said. The "pods" will carry up to two people, travel along special pathways, and reach a top speed of 12 miles per hour (19km/h). In 2017, the project — costing £1.5 million …

The big shift - understanding the new Canadian: Darrell Bricker at TEDxToronto