Most popular entrepreneurship articles of 2023

By The IJ Staff | December 28 2023 10:30AM

The Insurance Portal invites you to read or re-read our ten most popular articles on entrepreneurship-related benefits, services or issues from 2023. 

  • In this column from Insurance Journal’s archives, Jim Ruta shares sales ideas from top advisors. 

Sell More Life Insurance in the Pandemic Era 

  • The number of employees receiving pay and benefits from their employer increased by 23,300 or 0.1 per cent in May 2023. 

Job vacancies increase in finance and insurance 

  • On June 2023, Canadian members of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) hosted their sixth Destination Canada party.  

Next level networking with global peers 

  • To sell, you should start your conversations with the same words every single time. 

How do you start your conversations with the people you serve? 

  • The majority of Canadian CEOs surveyed – more than 93 per cent – are worried about the emergence of generative artificial intelligence 

Most Canadian CEOs say artificial intelligence makes companies more vulnerable 

  • Canadian women fare better than their global counterparts when it comes to climbing up through the ranks to senior leadership roles, but a pair of studies both reach the same conclusion: The number of women in the pipeline to these positions has declined markedly. 

Separate studies conclude that leadership pipelines are lacking women 

  • TD Bank Group and TD Insurance announced March 15 that the company is entering the small business market, offering commercial property, general liability and auto insurance for small businesses. 

TD Insurance enters small business market 

  • A surprising 79 per cent of Canadian family business leaders say they are speeding up their leadership succession plans due to growing pressures. 

Tax pressures, shifting landscape forcing more family businesses to change hands 

  • One of these thoughts might be in the way. 

How to make sales easier 

  • A review sample of a new study showed that 24 per cent of board seats are held by women, an increase of two per cent since 2021. 

Regulators publish eighth study of women on boards and in executive positions 

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