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Supporting your team during times of stress

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Stressful times – whether it’s a worldwide pandemic like COVID-19, or some other reason – can be tough on a small business. And as the leader, you may be feeling additional pressure. How can you be there for your team and support them, while making sure you’re also doing okay? To us, leadership in times […]

How to manage your team when working from home

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Many small businesses across Canada have had to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes having everyone work from home. If you’re new to managing a team of remote workers, here are some tips and guidelines to keep in mind. How to manage a remote team Be flexible and understanding. Many entrepreneurs and employees alike […]

How to stay organized when working from home

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Working from home is appealing to many entrepreneurs for its flexibility and potential cost savings. However, staying on top of your work can be difficult when you’re away from a traditional workplace. Here are some tips for keeping yourself organized when you work from home. Have a dedicated home office space Many home-based entrepreneurs love […]

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 […]

Entrepreneurs Get Strong By Recognizing Their Weaknesses

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

It takes a lot of confidence and ego to start a business. Although these attributes are major components of success, ego and confidence can lead to failure if they blind entrepreneurs to their own weaknesses. A common trap for entrepreneurs is trying to do everything; delegation requires trust (a legitimate concern), a willingness to involve […]

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