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New survey reveals the most annoying phrases used in business emails

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Recently, Perkbox Insights conducted a survey to find out what phrases people liked to see in email communication, and which ones rankled. Why does this matter? Well, 73% of respondents said that email was their business communication method of choice! According to the survey, “Hi” and “Kind regards” are the best ways to start and […]

7 statistics about Canadian small businesses

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Now that it’s a new year – and a new decade – we wanted to take stock of the state of small business in Canada. Here are seven recent statistics about Canadian small businesses. Of the employer businesses in Canada, 1.18 million (97.9%) were small businesses, with 1-99 employees. Ontario had the highest number of […]

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Julia Hartz

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

At GoForth, we know that many entrepreneurs take a few tries to find a small business idea that sticks – nearly half of all small businesses opened in Canada each year don’t make it to their fifth birthday. However, that doesn’t mean that failure is necessarily a bad thing. Failure in some form is experienced […]

Our favourite blog posts of 2019

Monday, December 30th, 2019

At GoForth Institute, we’ve had a great 2019. We’ve been proud to serve Canadian entrepreneurs for another year, teaching them vital skills for small business success. We also enjoyed sharing small business tips and inspiration on our blog. Here are some of our favourite blog posts from this year. Using the Empathy Map to understand […]

Happy holidays from GoForth Insititute

Saturday, December 21st, 2019

GoForth Institute wishes all of our fellow Canadian entrepreneurs a happy and relaxing holiday season, and all the best for 2020. You deserve it! Thank you for being with us for another year!

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