Links we love 01.24.14 Samantha Clark January 24, 2014 Communitech, Featured, Small to Mid Size Welcome to the inaugural Links We Love, the Communitech Grow Factor blog where midsize businesses can find our bi-weekly roundup of latest news, tips, case studies and events. From the heart of Waterloo Region and beyond, this is your one-stop location to find the best-of-the best information as it relates to how you can better succeed in doing what you love. What better way to kick-off the weekend? Every other Friday we’ll post our collection of info we have found interesting or useful during the past two weeks. Whether it’s tips on how to better manage your brand online, a video chronicling the genius of a startup turned thriving business, or the latest breaking news, we have you covered. This week we love: Niraj Dawar talks about “Mind over Marketing” in the Ivey Business Journal. Ciena’s CEO on Surviving an Industry Collapse via HarvardBiz. 5 Ways To Recognize Your Talent Culture via forbes.com. Hiring great people to compliment goals and objectives is an ultimate asset. How a bite-size idea made a big difference for this New York cupcake shop, via mashable.com. Ontario Securities Commission now require companies to outline efforts to add more women to boards, via theglobeandmail.com. Check out how to access government funding at this GYB seminar in Missisauga, February 6. This infographic explains how IT professionals are preparing for the next wave of mobile expectations. Is your midsize business prepared? Via @Cisco. MidsizeInsider.com explains how virtual currencies will affect midsize businesses.