25 Inspiring Quotes From Women Business Leaders

You can’t look on social media without a Steve Jobs or Warren Buffet quote flashing across your screen. But in celebration of International Women’s Day, we thought we’d find a little inspiration from the strong female business leaders of the world. On Starting Out “Whatever it is that you think […]

Your Reputation is Now Your Brand: Here’s Why It Matters

Long before we had the ability to quickly research Yelp reviews, or skim through someone’s LinkedIn profile, we would turn to our networks to solicit feedback on whether or not a person, or business, was trustworthy. Friends would recommend a great restaurant for dinner, or provide you with the name […]

Simple Ways to Find Focus and Get More Done

Many of us are experiencing problems with staying focused throughout the day. Multitasking, distracting behavior of colleagues, social media, and physical discomfort, like low light or noise at the workplace, often cost us valuable work hours and prevent us from accomplishing more.

The Journey to Becoming a B Corp

B Corporation, or B Corp for short, represents leaders that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance that use their companies to solve social and environmental problems, and redefine success in business.

4 Steps to Faster Invoice Payment

A healthy cashflow means that a business has sufficient cash to pay its bills, you can reinvest in your business and you can create a financial buffer for any future financial challenges. One of the main challenges of keeping a healthy cashflow however, is late payment of invoices by your […]

How to Create Foolproof Systems For Your Website and Online Business

“Systems” can sound like a fancy word for MBA types in big organizations but it actually has a lot of value for businesses of all stages and sizes. Since implementing systems in my business, I’ve reclaimed hours every week and become a much more productive business owner.

5 Ways to Attract and Keep Employees

Although small businesses represent the majority of employers in Canada it can be hard to draw in and retain the talent you deserve. Thankfully, there are a few easy things you can do to feel ‘big’ to bring in and keep the top-notch talent in your industry. 1. Formalize Employees […]