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These animated maps show Canada has so much more to lose in a trade war than the U.S.

Canada and the U.S. share the largest and most comprehensive bilateral trade relationship on earth, according to the U.S. State Department. Both the …

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

7 books about money that make great gifts for every type of college grad

After college, newly minted graduates are figuring out how to interview for their first jobs, manage their first paychecks and keep their heads above …

It Took LinkedIn's CEO Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Any one of these practices will make you a better leader.<p>With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper …

Leadership

Caveat exporter: Canadian companies selling via Alibaba face big challenges

In January, shortly before Donald Trump's inauguration, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma met the president-elect and made a splashy promise: Mr. Ma's e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., would create one million jobs in the United States by helping the United States' small businesses export …

There are 4 primary communication personalities —and knowing yours can help you improve your relationships

More than two million people have taken a DISC assessment to better understand their communication style.<p>In fact, organizations that I work with often request DISC profiles for high-potential employees and high-performance teams to help them identify and maximize their strengths.<p>Research shows that …

Success

9 Personality Tests Every Woman Should Take To Learn More About Herself

If you're on a mission to figure yourself out, then you likely already know it's a process that'll take a lifetime. You'll have to travel, and move, …

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

9 Low-Budget Marketing Strategies Every Startup Can Afford

Many cash-strapped startups abandon the "superfluous" investment of marketing. Big mistake, because marketing can actually provide that cash.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups face many challenges, but none as precarious or life-threatening as the struggle to …

Marketing

Classroom Rules Minions Video

• This Minions Classroom Rules video currently has 2,041,332 views on YouTube<br>• Use this video to introduce, discuss and develop a set of class rules …

Education Technology

Retailers Beware! Instagram Is The Next QVC And Future Of Commerce

We all know that shopping is hitting our social media platforms, but it’s easy to underestimate both its ferocity and effectiveness. Social shopping is not a trend; it’s a force redefining the very essence of commerce, and Instagram Stories leads the charge. Simon Moss, CEO of BrandBrief, a …

Company Culture Comes From Good Leadership

It's important for founders to define culture as their company scales.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at</i> …

Employment

Top 7 social media influencers who are killing it

Since the launch of the internet, brands have been taking their businesses online and utilizing the many benefits that online marketing has for them. As the Internet grew, more and more brands have started to take it upon themselves to promote their content on the internet to attract more customers …

How marketing will change in 2017

With more than one-fourth of 2017 over, many businesses feel pressured to achieve the goals they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. Next year’s resolutions are months away, but there are still changes happening this year that will heavily influence the practice of marketing in years …

Marketing

7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers Into Customers for Life

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Marketing

The deficit model is a business model, and ed-tech is a monster.

The deficit model is a business model. The assessment and ed-tech industries will not easily let it go. This business model prevents public education …

Education

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We need to shift from teaching how to answer questions to learning how to ask them.<p>Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher …

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something newThe post 7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different appeared first on iamwire.

Ending NAFTA Would Be The Disaster

Donald Trump has called NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) a “disaster.” It turns out that ending the agreement with Canada and Mexico would be the real disaster for Americans.<p>The primary benefits from trade go to consumers, who improve their standard of living through the lower prices and …

Canada threatens retaliation for softwood duties

Canada weighs a number of trade actions against the U.S.<p>WASHINGTON – The Canadian government is threatening multiple trade actions against the United …

Canada

Cadillac's bet on China

Monitor Classroom Noise Bouncyballs.org

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

Of course Justin Trudeau has a plan for when robots take our jobs

Robots are coming for our jobs, and Justin Trudeau is ready.<p>The prime minister of Canada answered a question on Quora this week about how …

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day

It will not only make employees happy, it will also increase their productivity.<p>Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, …

Still Don't Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future

Content, content, buy here.<p>Many people don't know that behind Amazon's brilliant marketplace is an army of affiliate links from websites all over the world. It is a key pillar in how they drive traffic and sales.<p>If you don't know what an affiliate link is, it's a link that tracks where the traffic …

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Employment

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With

This strategy may quite possibly make the job interview extinct.<p>Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I'm here to tell you, it doesn't work. In fact, it's a terrible tool.<p>Here's why: <i>81 percent of people lie during the interview</i>. No joke, 81 …