Scaling with Impact

Scaling With Impact

As an entrepreneur, the impact you make is the value you create both in the market and in your community – local, national, or global. When the goal is scaling your impact, keeping your impact at your core at each stage of your growth is integral to not only the service or product you provide, … Continue reading “Scaling With Impact”

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What can we learn from the Most Influential Brands in Canada?

The Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and Ipsos, in partnership with Publicis and the CMDC unveiled today the Ipsos Most Influential Brands in Canada – a comprehensive study measuring and ranking today’s brands in Canada and the world. 1. Google 2. Amazon 2. Facebook 4. Microsoft 5. Apple 6. YouTube 7. Netflix 8. Samsung 9. Walmart 10. Visa Steve Levy, COO at Ipsos offers … Continue reading “What can we learn from the Most Influential Brands in Canada?”

Thank you Larry Fink!

Today, Larry Fink shares his annual letter to CEOs. Learn more about our commitment to making sustainability our standard for investing: https://t.co/NCYW1iwj3Z #BLKSustainability pic.twitter.com/sz5TuSTwjI — BlackRock (@blackrock) January 14, 2020

How to Find Your Business' Purpose

Do you have a well-defined business purpose?

AWEBthatWORKS.com makes it easy for Canadian Business Owners to Maximize their Internet Investment Why does every startup need a well-defined purpose? Anyone can get anywhere if they keep traveling, but when you have a well-defined purpose, things either clearly ‘fit’ or don’t, and as such you get there faster! How can an entrepreneur tell when … Continue reading “Do you have a well-defined business purpose?”

#StartupChats on Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup

Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup

Today I had the pleasure of serving as an advisor during #StartupChats on Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup, powered by Scotia Bank.  The event had  27 contributors, 23.4 million impressions, and trended nationally at #18. Here were the questions asked and my answers: What is a competitive advantage and how important is it for … Continue reading “Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup”

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Why you should Fire some of your clients! #BusinessBreakthru

When I started my first business in 1992 I would write ANY deal I could, and paid dearly for it.  Not only did I do deals with awesome clients — many of whom became friends, I also did deals with others that did not pay their bills, were always in a hurry or rude to staff. … Continue reading “Why you should Fire some of your clients! #BusinessBreakthru”

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What Book Are You Reading on “National Read A Book Day” on September 6th? #ReadABookDay

Need some inspiration? The 25 most influential books ever written about business Amazon Best Sellers in Business & Money New York Times Best Sellers: Business Penguin Random House Best Sellers: Business 34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

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Are You Cyber Aware? [podcast]

It’s critical for every employee of your business, or those who you trust on your network to be cyberaware, and there’s no one better to take care of this for you than cybersecurity Guru Darnley Greson II of Darn IT Group. Darnley is passionate about educating people on cyber awareness and has just launched a … Continue reading “Are You Cyber Aware? [podcast]”

How to Connect and Build Loyalty With Your Best Customers | August 14 @ 12pm ET Startup Canada #StartupChats

How Do You Connect and Build Loyalty with Your Best Customers?

Enjoyed talking about “How to Connect and Build Loyalty with Your Best Customers” today on Startup Canada‘s #StartupChats on Twitter today with @glasscliffdivas @alicegyb @PatelAska @HomewurkApp @thevillagehive @AskDylanB @chrisgzuger @Jade_A_Consult @eSAXnetworking @JarrodGoldsmith @rebeldotcom @jamesbowen2015 @CoinSmartCa @JustinHartzman @ludovicamzz @inasequoia @sequoiaPRstudio @2Excellyourbiz @entrelaunch @fempirebuilders @TINATO Here are my answers to the various questions posed:  Why is customer … Continue reading “How Do You Connect and Build Loyalty with Your Best Customers?”

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7 Reasons I offer 100% guarantee on my training

I believe customers should not have to pay for something that was not delivered as advertised, and that if a customer is not 100% satisfied, I’ve not delivered on that promise. 100% guarantee removes risk from purchaser Differentiates me from my competitors Gives me a chance to fix the problem Reduces bad reviews / social … Continue reading “7 Reasons I offer 100% guarantee on my training”

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2018 Entrepreneur Census – Trends, Challenges & Opportunities Facing Canada’s Entrepreneurship Community

According to Startup Canada’s 2018 Entrepreneur Census the top entrepreneurial challenges are: Finding funding (75 per cent), Sales (63 per cent) and Cashflow (62 per cent). Notably, cashflow, financial literacy, financial management, and access to financing are particularly top of mind for start-up stage entrepreneurs. Sales, access to markets, growth capital, marketing, and talent rise … Continue reading “2018 Entrepreneur Census – Trends, Challenges & Opportunities Facing Canada’s Entrepreneurship Community”

How to Create a Mobile Office for Solopreneurs!

How To Create A Mobile Office

Every solopreneur needs a good mobile office. Today I chatted with @fempirebuilders @glasscliffdivas @nunziopresta @thevillagehive @darnitgroup @sratnasabapathy @entrelaunch @Jade_A_Consult @jamesBowen2015 @planitoutsrcing @drheleno_ca @PatelAska for #StartupChats with @QuickBooksCA to cover “How To Create A Mobile for Solopreneurs”. Today’s event garnered more than 27M impressions and together, we shared 566 tweets! Here are my answers: Why is … Continue reading “How To Create A Mobile Office”

Batch preparing your holiday posts saves time and money.

Holidays Websites Help You Be Relevant And Plan Events

Click to Find Out What Holidays Fall On Your Event or Birthday! Holiday Websites Checkiday National Day Calendar OfficeHolidays Statutory Holidays in Canada What am I missing? Know a holidays website that should be listed? Please add it to the comments below. Since the holidays you need to plan your content around don’t change, why … Continue reading “Holidays Websites Help You Be Relevant And Plan Events”