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Into the Metaverse • The next big real estate boom may be entirely virtual
BEHIND THE SCENES
Intuit QuickBooks Is Simplifying Business Tasks for the Chief Everything Officer • New and innovative tools from Intuit QuickBooks help small to medium-sized business owners feel confident in their finances and cash flow management skills.
Sphere of Influence • Just when it seemed like the Age of the Influencer was winding down, the pandemic created a captive audience for a new breed of “nano-influencers.” Now, the future of social media marketing may be in the metaverse.
THE QUEEN OF CONSIGNMENT • Tech entrepreneur Lauryn Vaughn is spinning gold out of designer resale fashion
MOVES • Who’s in, what’s launching and other big business news
Bright Idea • Hannah Traore’s New York City gallery shines a light on marginalized artists
Flying High • How drones went from military tool to bar mitzvah present and beyond
ASK THE EXPERTS • Where will drones have the most transformative impact over the next decade?
On the Rebound • Travel is back—for business and for pleasure—with these new delights for the design-conscious globetrotter
Grand Openings • Five new places to stay (and drink and dine) during the travel renaissance
Dark Arts • Tamara Deverell’s TV and movie sets are creepy in the best possible way
FIVE THINGS SHE LOVES • Tamara Deverell’s essential sources of inspiration
Unforgettable stories by the country’s best writers
The Rise of Canada’s Creator Economy • Like, subscribe, share: How digital platforms connect artists, educators and influencers alike to their entrepreneurial spirit
SHIFTING GEARS • Canadian carbon-bike company Bridge Bike Works wants its customers to see exactly how everything is made
LOOK WHAT’S TALKING • The Toronto tech unicorn Cohere has big plans to create AI that can literally speak our language. But how human do we want our robots to be?
THE NEW FOODIES • When the pandemic hit, these ambitious nine-to-fivers abandoned their desk jobs for gourmet start-ups
THE BURGER MASTER
Welcome to the neighbourhood • THE NEXT GREAT REAL ESTATE BOOM IS IN THE METAVERSE, WHERE BUYERS ARE WILLING TO SHELL OUT AS MUCH AS THEY’D PAY IN REAL LIFE
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STRATEGIES • Advice and best practices for dealing with today’s biggest business challenges from leaders on the ground
How to better manage a borderless team • Software company Xero says the key to motivating employees across the world is human connection
HOW TO IMPLEMENT AN INTERNAL COACHING PROGRAM • When staff reported challenges with career progression at CWB Financial, the company turned inward
How to add philanthropy to your business model • Eyewear company Clearly makes volunteering for a good cause a priority
HOW TO CREATE A CHILD-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE • Geotab’s family-first ethos means flex hours and kid-approved snacks in the cafeteria
How to Make Air Travel Better for the Planet • Could carbon offsets be a solution for climate-conscious travellers?