Tag Archives: networking

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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Halton is Helping Local Businesses Go Global

On February 28th, Halton Economic Development officially launched its new Global Business Centre (GBC). The event featured the unveiling of the GBC and remarks from Regional Chair Gary Carr, which was followed by a reception and tour of the new … Continue reading

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The Halton Region Small Business Centre is hosting Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food

If you want to learn the best recipe for starting and running a successful food business, join us on March 28 for our unique event, Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food. Connect and network with others in the food sector and … Continue reading

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Online Tools for Business Owners

Running a business can be a stressful endeavor.  The good news is that there are a lot of online cost-effective tools and resources at your fingertips to help manage and enhance your business.  These tools not only can make your … Continue reading

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How will you reach your customer?

Our blog on April 27, 2015 – Key questions to consider when planning your business – introduced four specific questions that an entrepreneur can ask to help get a head start on a business plan. This week’s post will focus … Continue reading

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The AHA! Moments

An AHA! Moment is that moment of sudden realization, inspiration, recognition or comprehension that can be a turning point. When it comes to small business, AHA! Moments can significantly impact business success or growth.  These moments can come from listening … Continue reading

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E-Week in Review

Last week the Halton Small Business Centre in conjunction with Haltech (the Regional Innovation Centre), celebrated Entrepreneurship Week with a host of events held throughout the region. These events brought together business owners, both large and small, and featured a … Continue reading

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Negotiations – How Important Are They in Business?

“My father said: ‘You must never try to make all the money that’s in a deal. Let the other  fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won’t have many … Continue reading

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Who are You and What Do You Do?

When we first meet someone in a social situation, whether professional or personal, we are often asked the same question:“What do you do for a living?”  If you are in the labour market and employed, the answer will usually be … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

Another busy year is wrapping up at Halton Region Small Business Centre. In 2012 we: hired a third business consultant  officially launched the Canadian Youth Business Foundation program established a new outreach program for New Canadians  increased our presence in … Continue reading

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