Archive for February, 2019

5 ways you can be a great leader in your business

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

If your small business has employees, you’ve likely wondered how you can be a better leader. After all, studies have shown that 79% of employees don’t feel their work is strongly valued, and 55% would leave their current organization for one that better recognizes their contributions. So, knowing how important employee happiness is, how can […]

Target market analysis for small businesses

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Many entrepreneurs are so excited about their idea that they think everyone else will be too. However, that’s just not the case. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking “Everyone will buy my product!” or “I’ll find my clients as I go along!” This can spell failure for a new business. Finding your target market […]

Dragons’ Den 2019 auditions are nearly here!

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Dragons’ Den auditions are starting soon! Beginning in Toronto on March 2, the audition tour will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities coast-to-coast in search of the country’s best business ideas in need of a Dragon investment. Check out all the dates and cities here and get some useful […]

Should you call it quits in your small business?

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

At GoForth Institute, we’re all entrepreneurs too, and most of us have been business owners more than once. Entrepreneurship is a rewarding journey, but it’s also got its fair share of failures and struggles. Obviously, we want you to love what you do, but like the song says – sometimes love just ain’t enough. If […]