Unsure of how to achieve your business goals? Entrepreneurs, caught up in the day-to-day running of their business, can lack the time to set business goals. Our Business Goal Setting Workshop will help participants to dedicate time to set goals, provide tools to develop targeted goals and define the actions […]
Small businesses in B.C. employ nearly 1.1 million people and according to the Government of British Columbia’s report on Small Business for 2018, account for 54% of private sector employment. Small business owners traditionally wear many hats, and are often required to be experts in everything from payroll to purchasing. […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – nominations are now open for the 2020 Small Business BC Awards! For the last 17 years, the Small Business BC Awards have recognized the invaluable contributions and achievements of BC small business owners. In our province, small businesses are an essential […]
What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common? Well, apart from their entrepreneurial prowess and devotion to philanthropy, the three are known for their love of reading business books. In fact, Buffet attributes his business acumen in large part to his voracious appetite for page turning: […]
This resource is designed to help small business owners plan and prepare for emergencies that could interrupt operations. Use this template as a starting point and add to it as needed. One simple step today can make a difference in how effectively your business responds to and recovers from a disaster.
Studies have proven pets at work can have surprising positive impacts on the mental health and productivity of staff. And, the good news is, pets in the workplace are an increasingly common sight across British Columbia. South of the border, companies such as Amazon are pioneering the trend, with […]
Disagreements are a fact of life in the business world. Sometimes, even the most reasonable of parties can find themselves at odds with no clear route for resolution. Negotiation is typically the first port of call for sorting these differences. If that fails, the situation sometimes spills into the legal […]
Emergencies happen. Depending on where you’re based in our province, there are several dangers you could be exposed to at any time. This is why it’s so important to be prepared. This week marks Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada. This annual event presents an opportunity to encourage Canadians to […]