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Why is creativity important for entrepreneurs?

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

When many of us hear the word “creativity,” we think of artistic pursuits. However, creativity is more than that – and it’s important for entrepreneurs to cultivate. Creativity is the ability to view the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly unrelated things and to find solutions. It’s often associated […]

How to kick-start your business creativity

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Do you think you’re creative? No matter what you think, the answer is probably “yes!” We are all creative in our own ways, whether it’s viewing the world in new ways, finding hidden patterns, or making connections between seemingly unrelated things and finding solutions. Creativity is the basis of innovation, and also the source of […]

Small business legal issues: Tips from entrepreneurs

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

When we spoke with Canadian entrepreneurs, the topic of legalities, applications, documents and filing were a major area of concern. Small business owners told us stories of getting hit with fines and lump sums of taxes due that they didn’t see coming. Whether you’re unaware or forgetful of legal issues, you won’t get away with […]

2018 tax tips for Canadian entrepreneurs

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

It’s tax time yet again. Are you prepared? Here are some tax-related blog posts that will hopefully help you get through tax season organized and feeling prepared. Accounting records that small business owners must keep Tip of the Month: Small Business Record Keeping Home-based small business deductions What do you do if you make a […]

Writing a job description

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

When you’re ready to hire your first employee, the job description deserves careful attention. A good job description will give prospective hires a clear idea of what you’re looking for, and will attract people you have in mind. A bad job description, on the other hand, can lead to confusion and wasted time. Here are […]

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