LEADERSHIP: What does leadership mean to you?

This quote came to mind on a Dan Taylor Clubhouse Chat about What Leadership Means… “Do not wait for leaders.  Do it alone, person to person.” Mother Teresa I have developed a collaborative leadership style, but it wasn’t always that way. When I was younger I was not comfortable sticking my head out, leadership was … Continue reading “LEADERSHIP: What does leadership mean to you?”

Collaboration is the Future for Small Business Owners

There is no doubt this past year has been a challenge for businesses of all sizes. Business models with a physical presence had to make huge shifts as the online economy became the only economy. And that online world opened a global economy through new software and new approaches. But in that global world how … Continue reading “Collaboration is the Future for Small Business Owners”

32 Strategies to Increase Customer Loyalty & Retention

According to Gartner, “By 2023, organizations at advanced stages of digital transformation will find that poor customer experience is their biggest barrier to further success.” We must implement customer loyal strategies be customer-centric in our digital business. Keep in touch in various ways to communicate with your customers Use a CRM for loyalty management to keep … Continue reading “32 Strategies to Increase Customer Loyalty & Retention”

Starting a Business? Focus on Building Value as well as Revenue

Great advice by John Warrillow last night on 1855 Whitby Masterclass. He feels as I do that post-covid is a great opportunity to recreate yourself and suggests we focus on revenue and value of of offerings, because it’s not just the cash flow coming in now, but what your company will be worth when it … Continue reading “Starting a Business? Focus on Building Value as well as Revenue”

The Best Methods to Sell Yourself, Your Services, and Your Products as an Entrepreneur

No matter how innovative, ingenious, or incredible your product or service is, if you don’t know how to sell, your business might be over before it begins. Today I was honoured to serve as an expert advisor on Startup Canada‘s #StartupChats sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation (@cocacola_ca) and hosted by Lyndon Johnson (@THINK_Lyndon), Founder of … Continue reading “The Best Methods to Sell Yourself, Your Services, and Your Products as an Entrepreneur”

How to Plan for a Thriving Business #startupchats

Today I had the honour of serving as an expert on #StartupChats. The event had 55 contributors, 38.5 million impressions, and trended nationally at #6. The Wakelet can be found here. Planning is everything, especially in business. What questions should entrepreneurs ask themselves to ensure they are building the right foundation for a thriving business?  … Continue reading “How to Plan for a Thriving Business #startupchats”

How To Help Your Small Business Get Through Covid-19

There is no doubt this is a hard time for everyone around the world, and although we can’t do everything, we can do something, and today I’d like to share some ways you can help your small business friends or yourself build brand and get through CoronaVirus (Covid-19) Pandemic Crisis. ECOMMERCE is now a necessity. … Continue reading “How To Help Your Small Business Get Through Covid-19”

Trust and Integrity are Worth More Than Money. Would you agree?

People tell me I have trust issues.   I say people have problems with being trustworthy, and I’m glad to know that.   The same thing applies to about integrity — doing the right thing even when no one is looking — because here’s the thing. People are always looking and — right or wrong … Continue reading “Trust and Integrity are Worth More Than Money. Would you agree?”

15 Questions Every Entrepreneur Owner Should Answer #Covid19

We’re living in unprecedented times as we navigate COVID-19, so Heather DelRosario and I invited woman in business to connect with other like-minded women in our new #SheConnectsOnline Remo Space. Here’s what we discussed: 15 Questions Every Entrepreneur Owner Should Answer How can You Help your clients? How can you help your employees, contractors and … Continue reading “15 Questions Every Entrepreneur Owner Should Answer #Covid19”

19 Virtual Conferencing and Networking Solutions

Choosing the right Video Conferencing/Meeting Software solution can be daunting, but it’s important as the right solution can make the difference between a good meeting and a great one. Here is a complete list of the top video conferencing/meeting software solutions: BlueJeans ClickMeeting Eyeson ezTalks Google Hangouts Meet GoToMeeting GoToWebinars Intermedia AnyMeeting Join.me Microsoft Teams … Continue reading “19 Virtual Conferencing and Networking Solutions”

Remote Working: Benefits & Drawbacks

This month on Social Media Socials 2020 all the speakers work remotely, so it was only natural for the conversation to turn to remote working. I’m a big fan of remote working, from both an employer and employee perspective. With that said, having done both since the late nineties, I know first hand it’s not … Continue reading “Remote Working: Benefits & Drawbacks”