Category Archives: Small Business Advice

Do you procrastinate?

Are you a stressed business owner?   Do you put things off until tomorrow because you do not want to deal with them today?  You might be a procrastinator! According to Vocabulary.com, “A procrastinator is a person who delays or puts … Continue reading

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Running a Home-Based Business

Operating a home-based business has many advantages.  You can avoid the stress of a daily commute and gain the flexibility of choosing your own clients and creating your own schedule.  Here are some things to consider when planning a home … Continue reading

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Exporting resources for small business

Many businesses, both new and established, look to increase revenues by exporting product to foreign markets.  Exporting for most businesses is an expansion of an existing enterprise, and developing a sound export marketing plan is vital for success. A solid … Continue reading

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A Successful 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

This month, the Halton Region Small Business Centre celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week – an event that is celebrated through local, national and global activities. To commemorate this week, the Halton Region Small Business Centre hosted a series of free events … Continue reading

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The Halton Region Small Business Centre Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) runs November 14 – 20, 2016.  This week inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities to help them explore their potential as entrepreneurs and innovators. Halton Region Small Business Centre is hosting a series … Continue reading

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How Important Are Strategic Alliances?

Strategic alliances are also known as partnerships.  When you form an alliance with another business it can be a verbal or written agreement.  What the agreement entails is usually the exchange of information about the other business and they do … Continue reading

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First three considerations when setting financial goals

Making the leap from employment to entrepreneurship is very exciting, but virtually all new business owners have serious questions about their ability to survive and thrive financially. The exercise of creating, analyzing and refining financial projections has a huge impact … Continue reading

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