3 Reasons Self-Reflection Matters In Business

In a life of business, it can become tempting to look forward and outward. You’re always striving for success, dealing with competition, and looking to better yourself, your company, or both. There are external forces at work, and there’s always someplace higher to climb. This is good. It’s a spirit of pursuit that drives some of the most successful people in business! But I’d also … Continue reading 3 Reasons Self-Reflection Matters In Business

What Is The Deal With Membership Sites?

A membership site as a business model is becoming a very interesting way of doing business. Many people have found that teasing some content in a webinar and then offering paid content to customers is a profitable way of doing business. For example, a personal coach gives a webinar on the importance of having a healthy life in all aspects. Once the webinar is done, … Continue reading What Is The Deal With Membership Sites?

Lessons from social entrepreneurs for newbie self-starters

As an organization that helps socially conscious ideas come alive, our teams faces the same challenges faced by first-time entrepreneurs. Perhaps you can relate to this: Here are 3 tips from this #socent gal for all you lovely folks:   It’s All In The Details Many starter projects struggle through the infancy stages. During this period, projects are usually not fully developed yet, missing details, … Continue reading Lessons from social entrepreneurs for newbie self-starters

Why small businesses NEED to tweet at events

I recently attended a networking event for small business owners in Toronto. The theme of the evening was digital marketing. Overall the event was well organized with informative speakers, good raffle prizes and a nice mix of marketers and small business owners. But what surprised me was how few people were tweeting at the event. Perhaps it’s just that I’m used to going to events … Continue reading Why small businesses NEED to tweet at events

GTA EVENTS

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Working With Disabled And Special Needs Clients

What if you wanted to attend networking meetings and other professional events, and you physically couldn’t get into or stay at a venue because of stairs, doors, fixed seats, and inaccessible washrooms preventing your access? At a recent networking event, speaker Lauri Sue Robertson, a disability awareness consultant, gave an overview of a plethora of challenges she herself has faced trying to get into businesses, … Continue reading Working With Disabled And Special Needs Clients

Personal Business Planning

When you hear the term ‘Business Plan’, you may immediately picture the intense moment of pitching an idea to an investor, hoping to secure some funding for your growing business. In this moment, the investors are going to want to see all of your numbers; sales, equity offer, profit margins etc. All of which would be in a professionally presented ‘Business Plan’. What I am … Continue reading Personal Business Planning

A Roadmap for your Journey

Every day we are surrounded by the need to make decisions. The sheer multitude can be overwhelming, from the trivial “what should I make for dinner tonight?” to the triumphant, “should I invest in a storefront location for my home-based business?” When you’re an entrepreneur, these decisions are often made alone or in consultation with family or friends who while helpful, are not as invested … Continue reading A Roadmap for your Journey