Category Archives: Tips and Advice

Workplace Mental Health During COVID-19

As we continue to face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting your mental health and the mental health of your employees is more important than ever. Many of us are concerned about our physical health and being unable … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Recommendations for Grocery and Retail Stores

Retails stores play an essential role in every community by ensuring safe and reliable access to food, medications, supplies and other provisions. At the same time, it is critical for everyone to adjust how they operate in these environments, to … Continue reading

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COVID-19 General Information for Halton Workplaces

This document is intended to provide guidance to owners and managers of essential businesses and services that continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. How can I protect my employees during the COVID-19 pandemic? Essential businesses and services are encouraged … Continue reading

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Getting to the sale in the age of COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought many challenges for small businesses, but with it, it has opened up some very diverse opportunities to connect and engage us with our customers. Today, face-to-face interactions are diminishing, but growing your relationship with your customers are … Continue reading

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Finding Your Business Idea

Do you want to be your own boss but have no idea what business to start? Believe it or not, this is a common question for aspiring entrepreneurs.  Ask yourself the questions below to get your creative juices flowing. What … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Network like a Pro

A good network is invaluable. It can help amplify your company’s message, connect you to the right services, and offer a support system during what may be trying times as an entrepreneur. With that being said, it can also be … Continue reading

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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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