Archive for May, 2010

« Previous Entries

The “non-formal education sector” is taking hold with entrepreneurs

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Technology – and the ease of access to technology – is changing the way people approach small business training. We’re entrepreneurs too, so we know all the hurdles small business owners are up against: Lack of time; need for income; friends and family; and the little thing called being a small business owner. We’ve spent […]

Read Dr. Leslie Roberts’ interview with Mompreneur magazine

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

A few days ago, we told you of Dr. Leslie Roberts’ interview with Mompreneur magazine. You can read the interview right here – find out how Dr. Roberts started GoForth Institute to offer comprehensive and affordable Canadian small business training, and learn why small business education is so important. Thanks again, Mompreneur!

Small business lessons from Generation Y

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Yesterday’s Globe and Mail had an interesting feature entitled, “Why Gen Y prefers to patronize small businesses.” It’s the first of a three-part series at the Globe’s website outlining the effect Generation Y is having on business. The boundaries of Generation Y are loosely defined, but it’s commonly considered to have begun in the mid […]

Dr. Leslie Roberts talks small business training with Mompreneur magazine

Friday, May 21st, 2010

GoForth’s President and founder, Dr Leslie Roberts, was interviewed in the May/June issue of Mompreneur magazine. Mompreneur is a magazine for Canadian women who “are balancing the role of motherhood with being an entrepreneur.” This month, Dr. Roberts was interviewed about GoForth Institute and issues facing entrepreneurs – the importance of small business education, access […]

The unique challenges faced by women in entrepreneurship

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

This month at GoForth Institute, we’re highlighting women in small business. With good reason, too – women own or manage 40% of Canada’s businesses and are starting small businesses at a record rate. However, with every type of entrepreneurship comes a unique set of challenges, and female entrepreneurs are no different. What are the major […]

« Previous Entries