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Minister Ng talks trade diversification and Halton’s Global Business Centre

On Tuesday, March 12th, Halton Region and the Oakville Chamber of Commerce hosted a breakfast with the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion. Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr kicked off the morning event delivering greetings and … Continue reading

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Does your local business need to be online?

Last week, during Small Business Week I had the privilege of attending an event hosted by the Business Development Bank of Canada -“Start Small and Win Big on the Web”. For national brands, virtual services and online retailers, the need … Continue reading

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Business Plans – A Roadmap to Success

Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential Winston Churchill  Writing a business plan can be an intimidating task and from time to time we will meet small business clients who ask us to write the business plan for … Continue reading

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Does being the boss mean you are a leader?

As a business owner you are the boss but does that make you a leader?  No.  Leadership is a quality few understand. The role of leadership has changed over the decades.  In the 70s and 80s you knew who your … Continue reading

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Are You Connected?

Social media is having an impact on the way we do business. It is changing the way we market, interact, network and communicate with others. It has evolved so quickly that people find it difficult to keep up. This has … Continue reading

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