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 […]

5 Tips to Stay Confident as a First-time Entrepreneur

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with ups and downs. Some days, you’ll ride the crest of a wave and everything you touch will turn to gold. On others, the stresses and strains of calling the shots can weigh heavy. What will you do when your fledgling business hits […]

My Experience in Adventurepreneurship

Why are you doing what you’re doing? Money, freedom, status? Building your business to have a big salary and elevated status is attractive, but more often than not unless you know what truly brings you joy in life, you won’t be happy—no matter how successful you are. Do you work […]

Business Resources for Canadian Service Veterans

Each year, on Remembrance Day, we pause to reflect on the men and women who served Canada and put their lives on the line for our freedom. Canada’s military makes up a significant segment of our society. Combined, the Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces are the single largest […]

The 6 Benefits of Coworking Spaces

Coworking is much more than an office alternative for small businesses – read our top 6 benefits of coworking spaces. Escaping from the office rat race is often cited as one of the most attractive aspects of starting your own business. No more rush hour commutes, no meetings that drag […]

11 Habits of Confident People

One of the key attributes of successful leaders is confidence. After all, if you do not have confidence in yourself and your business, how can you expect your clients, your suppliers and your competition to? Your mind is a powerful tool. The impact of your thoughts and words cannot be […]

4 Ways to Make Employee Training Painless

Training is a challenge for many small businesses. The cost. The time employees spend away from doing their job. But keeping your team’s training up-to-date is not only crucial for career development and employee retention, it helps your business stay on top of industry trends and best practices. So, how […]