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Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Here are some recent interesting blog posts and articles from the world of entrepreneurship and small business. Have you read anything you’d like to share lately? How this travel startup became profitable during the pandemic at Fast Company 3 Reasons Why Purpose-Driven Businesses Can Help You Find Better Hires, Mentors and Investors at Entrepreneur Knockri […]

Five sources of small business ideas

Saturday, July 18th, 2020

Sometimes it can seem like the next great small business idea can come out of nowhere. But in reality, there are five common sources of small business ideas. If you’re considering entrepreneurship, look to these five places for some potential business ideas. Business idea source #1: You! About 60% of new business ideas come from […]

Who exactly is an entrepreneur?

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

What Is Entrepreneurship? Entrepreneurship has been defined in various ways over the last several hundred years. The French word entreprendre, meaning “to undertake, to do something,” was in use as early as the 12th century. Three hundred years later the corresponding noun “entrepreneur” developed, and referred in English terms to a merchant or an adventurer. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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