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Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

From selling to promoting, here are some small business articles and blog posts we’ve enjoyed lately. We hope you like them too! Selling your small business? Here are six ways to get the best price at the Globe and Mail These are the most sustainable corporations in the world at Fast Company Should You Promote […]

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 […]

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