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What you can learn about entrepreneurship from The Terminator
Entrepreneurship
October 24, 2019
What you can learn about entrepreneurship from The Terminator

By Felicia Guthrie You can learn a lot from unconventional places. Movies, television, and other popular culture elements can all contain little nuggets of wisdom. Today we’ll be looking at one of my favourite franchises, The Terminator films, particularly the first two, and what you can learn about entrepreneurship from them. “I’ll Be Back” One […]

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Putting the social back in social media for business
Marketing, Strategy
February 1, 2018
Putting the social back in social media for business

One of the most important things any brand can remember is that while social media is a marketing tool, it really needs to remain social. It’s people talking to other people. If you’re finding your engagement low on social media, before you get too frustrated and throw in the towel, have a look at some […]

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How to turn knowledge into a successful business strategy
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
January 11, 2018
How to turn knowledge into a successful business strategy

Regardless of what stage you are at or role you play in business, it is up to you to educate yourself on the developments in your industry. Whether technology-related, topical trends, operational efficiency, or any other aspect of business, you first have to learn about it and then implement it as a successful business strategy. […]

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6 ways to take a business break over the holidays
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
November 30, 2017
6 ways to take a business break over the holidays

One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is to take a business break – spend time away from your business. It also happens to be the hardest thing to do. And if you have a team that is dedicated to the success of the business, giving them time off […]

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6 reasons entrepreneurs should just say ‘no’ in business
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
November 23, 2017
6 reasons entrepreneurs should just say ‘no’ in business

For many people, saying ‘no’ can be the hardest thing to do. When was the last time you said ‘no’ to someone when it comes to business? Most entrepreneurs don’t feel they can say ‘no’ to opportunities. How can you grow your business if you say ‘no,’ right? Wrong. Sometimes saying ‘no’ is the best […]

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6 tips to help brands market to parents
Marketing, Parents, Strategy
August 24, 2017
6 tips to help brands market to parents

The mom and baby industry is saturated with brands (AKA there is a lot of noise you need to break through if you’re marketing) and more and more competitors are entering the market daily. How do you market to parents? It has become harder and harder for brands to connect with parents in a meaningful […]

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Knowing When To Let Go In Business
Business, Entrepreneurship
February 18, 2016
Knowing When To Let Go In Business

As an entrepreneur, you have put blood, sweat, and tears (hopefully more of the latter two) into building your business. It’s an extension of you. Sometimes that leads to overprotective behaviour that could actually be harming the growth of your business in the long run. You have to learn to let go. Letting go doesn’t […]

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4 Things Your Mom Taught You About Business (And You Didn’t Know It)
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
April 2, 2015
4 Things Your Mom Taught You About Business (And You Didn’t Know It)

Disclaimer: This isn’t a weird and twisted “your mom” joke. If you were looking for that, try here. Although, we don’t in any way condone jokes about moms… They’re kind of mean, and most of the time she’s not there to defend herself. Growing up there were so many times that we got annoyed with […]

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