5 Tips for Staying Productive in Summer

If you find your productivity taking a nosedive at this time of year, you are not alone. In fact, the so-called “summer productivity slump” is believed to affect a surprisingly large amount of people. And it’s easy to see why. If you’re staring out the window at a warm […]

Employee Traits to Look For

Working as a gym owner for over eight years has taught me the importance of finding the right people to support my vision. Your employees are the face of your business and they are at the forefront of providing the best customer experience. As I plan the opening of a […]

How to Build a Collaborative Workplace

When you envision your small business five years from now, what do you see? Whether your business has two or 50 employees, your vision more than likely includes growth. A proven pathway to sustainable business growth is through effective collaboration – people working well together – for mutual success. Collaborative […]

How to Prevent Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

The numbers are stark. Nearly half of all Canadian workers have experienced bullying in the workplace according to a 2014 national survey. As a small business owner, you are responsible for providing a safe and secure workplace environment for your staff. If workplace bullying and harassment is allowed to […]

How a Virtual Assistant Can Help your Small Business

Entrepreneurs start their ventures with bold visions and big plans. However, it’s all too easy to get bogged down by the mundane tasks involved in building a business empire. No matter the industry, every company has these critical tasks that can’t be ignored, and ultimately keep entrepreneurs from the work […]

How To Keep Your Employees Road Safe This Winter

British Columbia’s winter driving season is upon us, and for those who drive to work, it represents the most dangerous time of the year on the roads. No matter where you’re based in the province, winter brings with it challenging road conditions, ranging from snow and ice, to rain and […]

What’s Going on in December at Small Business BC?

The Holiday Season is often described as a time of giving, and there’s no better gift for your small business than the gift of education. This December we’re decking the halls of Small Business BC with a packed education calendar featuring 19 new and returning seminars and webinars, as well […]