Start your day with industry experts that will provide insights into the financial sector and answer questions on how financing can be accessed in the current environment. How can I recover some of what I have already spent? It’s more than the money it’s the relationships… Join the DSEA for a Continental Breakfast Wednesday, February … Continue reading “DSEA presents "Is there money out there?" (Feb.25, 2009) Ajax, Ontario”
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. Oliver Wendell Homes
It is important in difficult times not to loose track of how crucial a solid marketing plan is for your business to survive. All of us business owners and managers have to make adjustments and cut backs…but your advertising and marketing is more important these days than ever before. The competition will be fiercer for … Continue reading “Antoine Elhashem writes…”
On Saturday, January 31, my mother and I will be walking in the 2009 Manulife Walk for Memories to raise funds for alzheimer’s disease research which 1 in 13 Canadians above 65 is affected by, including my dear father. We want to make a difference and I hope that you can make a donation and help me reach … Continue reading “Can you spare a dollar or two for a good cause?”
1 . Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to. 3. Buy a DVR and tape your late night shows and get more sleep. 4. When you wak … Continue reading “40 Tips for a Better Life in 2009”
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Good one Louise! A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared . Instead, a brick smashed into … Continue reading “THE BRICK”
Tonight when I phoned my mother-in-law, she thanked me for the beautiful arrangement she’d received yesterday… eeks!… they were not supposed to arrive until the 23rd! When I called Teleflora to inform them of the mixup, they offered to go pick up the arrangement and then deliver a new one on the 23rd – … Continue reading “Cheers to Teleflora!”
Every year the Durham Business Times runs a contest to recognize outstanding Durham based businesses. If you would like to recognize companies you believe are deserving of recognition I invite you to simply go to the vote site by clicking on http://readerschoicedurham.com/VOTE/biztimes.html. Do your fellow business a favor and recognize their efforts this past year … Continue reading “2008 Readers Choice Awards ~ Vote by December 12, 2008 and you might win a dinner for four!”
It’s all happening on Friday January 9th, 2008 from 9:30-12:30 pm at the BACD (Business Advisory Centre Durham). Costs include materials and a light breakfast. $49.00 (plus GST) gets you in. For more information, click on the poster image to the right or call 416-630-3527 to register.
Thumbs up to Heather M. O’Connor for her excellent coverage of our family’s Christmas tradition – hunting Christmas trees. Click here to read the article Heather wrote entitled “The Roots Of Holiday Memories” as published in Toronto Sun newspaper today on page 22-23.
Do you want to connect to a radio show that says something positive for change? A radio program that has ideas, strategies and makes a difference to small business owners…Small business that is the backbone of the Canadian Economy. A radio show that gives small business owners the tools and solutions they need to succeed? A radio … Continue reading “I borrowed CBC Sports Desk to say…”