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What is social entrepreneurship?

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

According to David Bornstein and Susan Davis in their book Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know, social entrepreneurship can be defined as: “A process by which citizens build or transform institutions to advance solutions to social problems, such as poverty, illness, illiteracy, environmental destruction, human rights abuses and corruption, in order to make life […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Whether fall is taking a chilly turn where you are, or you’re still enjoying outdoor time, take a few minutes to cozy up with these small business blog posts we liked this week: In the News, a Survey Says 73% of Your Customers are Influenced by Content Marketing at Small Business Trends Toronto’s tech scene […]

What is the Value Proposition Canvas?

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

The Value Proposition Canvas helps us to systematically understand what customers want and to create products and services that perfectly match their needs. It collects customer information about their needs and requirements which allows a more effective design of your products and services, and ultimately your business model. Eventually, this should lead to sales and profitability and much less time wasted on developing ideas that customers may not be interested in.

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Oprah Winfrey

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

At GoForth, we’ve designed our industry-leading small business training to help you ensure you do get paid. We love when entrepreneurs make money! However, we thought this quote from Oprah Winfrey was an interesting metric to help you gauge your passion for your small business. It’s estimated that about 60% of new business ideas are related […]

Why conduct an Achievability Analysis before opening your business?

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Many first-time entrepreneurs are so excited to start their new business that they want to open their doors right away. This sort of passion and excitement is an admirable and necessary quality for an entrepreneur. However, it’s just as important to subject your ideas to a comprehensive Achievability Analysis to see if it has any […]

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