Entrepreneurship

7 common entrepreneurship myths
Entrepreneurship
November 16, 2017
7 common entrepreneurship myths

Entrepreneurship can be both extremely rewarding and detrimental… sometimes at the same time. When people talk about it feeling like a roller coaster, it’s not an exaggeration. One minute you feel like the world is crashing down and the next you are flying high on a win (whether big or small). While there are certain […]

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Entrepreneurship Self-Assessment: Think you’re cut out for business ownership?
Entrepreneurship
November 9, 2017
Entrepreneurship Self-Assessment: Think you’re cut out for business ownership?

If there is one thing I have learned through my own experiences and working with other entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses, it’s that there is no right or wrong way to be an entrepreneur. Just like your business brand, your brand of entrepreneurship will be as unique as you are. That being said, […]

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5 Phases of entrepreneurship
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
October 19, 2017
5 Phases of entrepreneurship

Did you ever read those “choose your own adventure” books as a kid? Where you got to certain points in the story where you could choose between two outcomes at a point of decision in the story line? There were usually at least two endings to those books. Entrepreneurship is a lot like those books. […]

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4 Promises to keep as an entrepreneur
Business, Entrepreneurship
October 12, 2017
4 Promises to keep as an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is about so much more than just starting a business. It takes planning and a lot of hard work to make it in the long run. Even if you set goals for yourself in the beginning, it can be easy to lose sight of why you started a business to begin with. That’s why […]

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9 Not-so-stupid questions you should ask before launching a business
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
October 5, 2017
9 Not-so-stupid questions you should ask before launching a business

If you’re thinking about starting a new business, here are a few things to consider before you take the plunge. 1: Am I ready to start a business? I am not sure if anyone is ever 100% ready to start a business because there is always some sort of risk. You need to decide whether […]

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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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