Archive for September, 2018

The six types of entrepreneurs

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

There are many types of entrepreneurs in Canada, and we like to think of it as a spectrum of activity. Are you already in business and curious what other entrepreneurs like you are up to? Are you thinking of getting into business and wondering what your options are? These are six of the more common […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

We hope you’re enjoying the first few days of fall in Canada. Why not cozy up to these entrepreneurship articles we’ve recently enjoyed? This real estate company figured out a simple way to offer the homeless a house and a job at Fast Company 5 reasons to move to a cloud-based accounting system at Small Business […]

Who should your small business’ founders be?

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

The decision of who should comprise your founding team is an essential one for entrepreneurs. After all, it’s been said that venture capitalists and angel investors would rather invest in a first-rate team with a second-rate idea than in a second-rate team with a first-rate idea. It’s very important for the success of your small […]

Lean start-up: Is it time for your small business to pivot?

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Launching a new business has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start selling as hard as you can. And somewhere in this sequence of events, you’ll probably suffer a fatal setback. The odds are not […]

Is entrepreneurship really for you? Here’s how to find out

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Entrepreneurship is a great dream for many Canadians. But the reality is, many Canadians are not ready for it – and that’s okay! It may be that you might be ready for it later on, after life circumstances change or you take small business training to learn the skills you don’t have yet. How can […]