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Pay Employees at Least a Fair Living Wage | Bob Willard – Sustainability Advantage

Posted April 15, 2014 by bwsustain

To understand the context for my wage proposal, I need to clarify three terms that usually are confused or abused in debates about wag…5 Zoom(s)

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What does Rainforest Alliance certification mean for palm oil?

Posted April 15, 2014 by Katherine Martinko

We all know the palm oil industry has a horrible reputation for deforestation. The Rainforest Alliance, however, believes that change can happen from within and that sustainable palm oil production is attainable.

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The view from China: although the horizon cannot be seen, smog control action must be on it

Posted April 15, 2014 by Christine Lepisto

The smog in China makes one thing clear: air quality must improve or China will lose the expat industry driving its economic growth.

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New study looks at how the Agenda 21 conspiracy is poisoning public discussion about sustainability

Posted April 14, 2014 by Lloyd Alter


The Southern Poverty Law Center says “It is time to call out Agenda 21conspiracy theories and the people spreading them.”

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Should I promote others? | Social Media Slant

Posted April 11, 2014 by cendrinemedia

A while ago, someone asked me the following question:

If I promote others, especially my competitors, on social media, will it do m…8 Zoom(s)

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Taking the Stress out of Challenging Situations | jimbaston.com

Posted April 10, 2014 by jimbaston

How about your service techs? Do they initially focus on the problem or the customer? Do they take a moment to reassure the customer…8 Zoom(s)

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Jar of clean mountain air from France sells for $845 in smog-choked Beijing

Posted April 10, 2014 by Michael Graham Richard

If you can’t breathe, what else matters? China is truly at the crossroads…

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My Writing Process Blog Tour | Insightful Communications Publishing

Posted April 8, 2014 by icpublishing

Virtual tours provide an excellent opportunity to connect with a broader audience, and encourage some very meaningful conversation. O…11 Zoom(s)

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Use Google to Gain Link Niche Success! | CanuckSEO

Posted April 8, 2014 by JVRudnick

Yup, I know….using Google itself to tell you where the niches are for your own SMB SEO program may sound like a really basic tactic, b…

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How Athletes Can Step Their Blogs Up

Posted April 5, 2014 by Ian Warner

Now I don’t know a lot about very many things, but If there is one thing I do know a lot about it is blogging. I mean I have been blogging before most people even were aware of what blogging was. I have noticed a consistent trend with a lot of athletes that have their […]

The post How Athletes Can Step Their Blogs Up appeared first on Cover Ground.

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Sportonomics – Behind the Business of Sports

Posted April 2, 2014 by Ian Warner

For the athletes interested in learning more about the dollars behind sports, Sportonomics is just the show for you. Journalist Morgan Campbell has numerous episodes that touch on everything from Chicken Wings eaten during the Super Bowl,  to managing the concession stands for a professional sports arena. Why Athletes Should Watch It is cool to see […]

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Social Media and The Good Wife TV Furor! | CanuckSEO

Posted March 26, 2014 by JVRudnick

Didn’t ever think I’d be writing this, but last night’s episode of The Good Wife killed off the major male lead on the series as Will …7 Zoom(s)

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Is user feedback important? | Social Media Slant

Posted March 21, 2014 by cendrinemedia

Two of the most frequent questions I receive in my Inbox are: “Are there customers for my product?” and “How can I get more people to …

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12 Surefire Signs Youa4re On the Path to Burnout | Leadership Unleashed

Posted March 20, 2014 by suemckee

Here are 12 sure-fire signs that you’re on the path to burnout (even if you don’t know it yet).10 Zoom(s)

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Honored to Be a a4Best for the Worlda4 B Corp | Bob Willard – Sustainability Advantage

Posted March 20, 2014 by bwsustain

Sustainability Advantage has received this honor every year since the award began.11 Zoom(s)

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Important Info – The Reason Your Site Should Be Mobile Responsive

Posted March 19, 2014 by morestar

Does your website cater to mobile users? If not you need to read this article and get your site in order or you’ll be losing more and…12 Zoom(s)

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QuickBooks Tips and Shortcuts | Newmarket Certified Professional Bookkeeper | Maureen Burleson | Bookkeeping Ontario

Posted March 19, 2014 by themontanagroup

On the weekend I was cleaning out some files and came across some QuickBooks correspondence. It seems I’ve been a QuickBooks ProAdviso…11 Zoom(s)

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Currency exchange rate fees Canadian banks are hiding from you

Posted March 15, 2014 by greedyrates

Banks are charging huge fees to exchange your money. Here’s how to avoid them, and get almost perfect market rates.12 Zoom(s)

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Building A Business While Pursuing an Athletic Dream

Posted March 15, 2014 by Anonymous

Guest Post is by Sirena Williams, a US professional hurdler, 2016 Olympic hopeful and an entrepreneur. Follow her on twitter @Sirena_Williams and check out her website http://sirenasworld.com. Very rarely do you hear of an individual pursing their true life’s passion. And that’s usually due to that well known saying, “don’t quite your day job.” But what about when […]

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What is valuable and relevant content?

Posted March 14, 2014 by cendrinemedia

A couple of days ago, I shared a picture on social networks that showed how much traffic Social Media Slant had received in February 2…12 Zoom(s)

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Fiat Chrysler surprises by saying no to more taxpayer money

Posted March 4, 2014 by Chris Sorensen

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne’s surprise decision to make a billion-dollar investment in Ontario’s…

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The dangerous mystique of the “open data” business

Posted February 5, 2014 by David Eaves

I’m frequently asked by people about how they can start an “open data business.” Let me first say that I love that the question gets asked. I love that people are interested in Open Data. I love that people want to learn more, they want to play, they want to think of ways of creating […]

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Financial analysts ready to parse Bank of Canada announcement

Posted January 21, 2014 by The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – Economists aren’t expecting the Bank of Canada to make any sudden moves…

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BlackBerry to sell most of its Canadian real estate holdings; no price disclosed

Posted January 21, 2014 by The Canadian Press

WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry is selling the majority of its commercial real estate holdings…

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Lululemon predicted its own financial ‘downward dog’

Posted January 17, 2014 by Jason Kirby

Yoga pants retailer flagged its own troubles the day the company went public

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Why factory jobs may be returning to America

Posted January 2, 2014 by Tamsin McMahon

What 2014 could bring after years of losing manufacturing jobs to low-cost Asia

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Who Wants to Move To Sandy Springs With Me?

Posted December 18, 2013 by Mulder

Simply amazing story of a city that turned the Queen Mary in the Harbour and is sailing full steam ahead. Sandy Springs is OfficiallyAwesome.

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How to be a business grown-up in 23 easy steps

Posted August 29, 2013 by Darren

How do you learn business etiquette? Nobody taught me.

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