Overnight Wealth Created By “Going Public”

There are probably only two legal ways to become instantly wealthy overnight—winning the lottery or taking a company public. While both rarely occur, the latter is a predictable and underutilized strategy by entrepreneurs and is attainable by even small or unprofitable businesses. Take Snapchat for example. It recently went public despite being unprofitable and still generated over $1 billion for the two founders who will still run and hold voting control for the publicly traded […]

Why I live in the Prince George and support Northern BC

Like many people, I came to Prince George for a ‘bit’. My original plan was to leave the city for a while by way of a teaching job at Prince George’s College of New Caledonia. Since both of my courses were on Wednesdays, I commuted from Calgary every Tuesday and returned to the city on Thursday. Before long though, I’d made friends in PG and was staying over the odd weekend. Before I knew it, […]

Workplace Violence in Canadian Organizations

Dr. Nicole Cvenkel, President and CEO, My Work & Well-Being Consulting Inc. Research investigating employees’ experiences of workplace violence in diverse occupations have shown the dangers at work in some Canadian workplaces (CareerBuilder Canada, 2014; Chechak & Csiernik, 2014). Researchers have also shown that health care, hospitality, and social service workers experience the highest rates of workplace violence and injury among Canadian workers (Boyd, 1995; Pizzino, 2000; Statistics Canada, 2009). Despite research conducted on workplace […]

Growing the North – Northern Trendz

Courtesy of Community Futures of Fraser Fort George http://www.cfdc.bc.ca/profile/northern-trendz/50 Northern Trendz – Mackenzie It can be tough business to run a specialty retail shop in a small town, where residents often travel to the big city to do their shopping, but five years after Northern Trendz in opened its door in Mackenzie, British Columbia, owner Rae Surgenor is very pleased with the success of her business. Rae was looking for a change in career and […]

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