Entrepreneurship

How to overcome the end-of-summer business slump
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
September 7, 2017
How to overcome the end-of-summer business slump

Have you hit the end-of-summer business slump? For many, summer is a time for vacations, extra long weekends, and cut back work hours. As an entrepreneur, you probably enjoy those things selectively because you can never really stop hustling! Regardless, as September approaches it’s easy to feel like you are somehow descending into a dark […]

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6 business challenges that can be solved with great marketing
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
May 4, 2017
6 business challenges that can be solved with great marketing

Every business will run into certain business challenges that are unique to their industry, market positioning, and personality. However, there are some challenges that are extremely common that most businesses will run into at some point in their life cycle. Some of these business challenges can be solved with a great approach to your marketing […]

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7 steps to spectacular blog writing
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
March 23, 2017
7 steps to spectacular blog writing

If you have entered the glorious world of blogging for business, congratulations! As you likely know by now, blogging takes a bit of effort on your part. For some people, sitting down to write a blog is the last thing they would want to do, but if you do it the right way, then blog […]

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Small Business Growth: Scaling up while staying agile
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
November 17, 2016
Small Business Growth: Scaling up while staying agile

For many small business owners, you may have mastered the art of working small, but perhaps you are ready for business growth. We all know that “slow and steady wins the race” for many reasons in business. One of the most obvious reasons is that you are so used to working on a smaller scale […]

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7 Reasons Why Start-ups Fail… And How To Come Out Ahead
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
November 10, 2016
7 Reasons Why Start-ups Fail… And How To Come Out Ahead

While the idea of working for yourself, building something from scratch, and setting your own hours seems absolutely amazing, there is a flip side to the entrepreneurship coin, and it can be a bit dark and scary. Did you know that only half of Canadian start-up businesses survive the first five years? In 2013, there […]

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Is innovation killing your business?
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
November 3, 2016
Is innovation killing your business?

Innovation has become such a commonplace word in business that many entrepreneurs lose sight of how it should really fit into their overall business strategy. So often, innovation is being forced for the sake of being innovative rather than using it as a tool to help your business grow and differentiate from the competition. Innovation […]

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5 reasons an entrepreneurial workplace culture is important
Business, Entrepreneurship
October 27, 2016
5 reasons an entrepreneurial workplace culture is important

We talked about how to tap into entrepreneurial spirit last week. Most people think that to be an entrepreneur means to be a lone wolf starting your own company. That’s not always the case. We are in the age of the entrepreneur, and it is important for organizations to embrace an entrepreneurial workplace culture. Not […]

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Entrepreneurial Spirit: Why you need it and how to embrace it
Business, Entrepreneurship
October 20, 2016
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Why you need it and how to embrace it

With entrepreneurship month right around the corner, I wanted to talk about how individuals can tap into their entrepreneurial spirit regardless of whether you own a business or your work for someone else. Most people think that you have to be a business owner to have entrepreneurial spirit, but that’s just not true! It’s a […]

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Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back?
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
June 16, 2016
Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back?

By Candace Huntly You have your fabulous business idea, you have your goals written out, and you have written a killer business plan. The next step can be the most daunting one when it comes to launching any business – you have to tell people about what it is you do. Once you start marketing […]

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9 Takeaways From The Enterprise Toronto Small Business Money Forum
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
June 2, 2016
9 Takeaways From The Enterprise Toronto Small Business Money Forum

by Candace Huntly After spending the day at the Enterprise Toronto Small Business Money Forum, held in the City Council Chamber, with a room full of small business owners and business advisors, here are a few points of inspiration. Some of them may even seem like common sense, but it’s good to keep yourself in check […]

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