Cybele Negris

How the global pandemic will reshape B.C.’s business environment

As many of us sit at home and deal with the global pandemic, complying with physical distancing, we are learning some new realities.   We now realize all the little things we’ve taken for granted...

Workplace culture change needed to recruit more women in tech

When we talk about gender diversity in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, discussion often centres around education – how do we get more girls interested and involved in...

Getting women into science and tech is critical for businesses

In recent years, a lot has been written about how to get young girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and keep them interested. The calls of discouragement, saying, if...

Wrestling with impostor syndrome reveals key career truths

In 2010, the Women’s Executive Network selected me as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women. My reaction was one of mixed emotions; I was honoured, elated, humbled yet a bit embarrassed. I...

Networking without fear: tips for both introverts and extroverts

So much of success is still based on who you know – I didn’t truly grasp this until my 30s and avoided networking like the plague. In an article for Business in Vancouver last year, I confessed my...

Impostor syndrome is genuine threat to women’s workplace advancement

So here’s my dirty little secret: I’m an impostor. There, I said it. It only took me 20 years and lots of sleepless nights worrying about what other people might think. But now that it’s out in the...

How a $135 million auction affects the domain name industry and your business

The cost of protecting assets and creating a new revenue stream

Eight business technology trends that will dominate 2016

Here are some of the top technology trends that every business needs to be aware of in 2016. If your business isn’t already thinking about these things, you might be missing some key opportunities....

A selection of apps and tools to boost your productivity in 2015

Work smarter, not harder – that’s one of my resolutions for 2015. Here then are some of my favourite tools for working smarter.

New program facilitates one-stop access to innovation resources

There are many resources such as funding programs, expert advice, mentorship programs and more that can help small businesses accelerate.