Category Archives: Tips and Advice

Working Well in Halton: Helping Halton Workplaces become Healthier

With over 17 million Canadians spending more than half of their waking hours at work, many companies are beginning to examine the health of their workplace. Ask yourself the following questions: Are you seeing more absences? Are your employee benefits … Continue reading

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Five simple steps to turn your business plan from good to great

As the new year approaches and 2017 comes to an end, the topic of business planning is likely to be on the minds of many would-be (and established) entrepreneurs. Business Planning is crucial for the success of both new and … Continue reading

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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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Goal Setting for Your Business

When it comes to taking action or pursuing new endeavours related to your business, it is important to stop to think about what you want to accomplish. Change for the sake of change may lead us down a road that does … 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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