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Personal Business Objectives

What motivates someone to become an entrepreneur? Is money and personal wealth the only motivation? Evidence suggests that there are many more reasons why someone wants to start a business. Every business starts small; but by taking some calculated risks, doing … Continue reading

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What are YOU focussing on in your business?

In the business world, it is easy to focus on the financial stability of a company and spend a lot of time and energy concentrating on money. While making money is obviously an important aspect of most businesses, it is … Continue reading

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Plan. Do. Evaluate. Was That Job Worthwhile?

Our August 6th blog post “Marketing Efforts must equal Sales Results” discussed the benefits of deliberately evaluating the positive outcomes or disappointing shortfalls of your marketing and sales efforts. It is important to evaluate your performance in various aspects of … Continue reading

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Is Bigger Better?

We often look at business with the view that bigger is better.  In some instances this may be true.  However, sometimes having a larger business comes with additional challenges that may or may not be worthwhile, depending on our personal … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Grow?

Making the decision to grow a business can be a tough one. Often, entrepreneurs think that bigger is better – that the growth of a business is a sign of success. I’d like to suggest that the profitability of a … Continue reading

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Strategic Alliances – Bridging the Gap!

You may have read in the news recently that Globe Careers had formed a strategic alliance with Eluta.ca, a job search engine, to create a new platform for employers and job-seekers.  The new service combines The Globe and Mail’s audience … Continue reading

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The United Nations has declared 2012 International Year of Co-operatives

“Co-operatives are a reminder to the international community that it is possible to pursue both economic viability and social responsibility.”  Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General As a rule, we don’t receive many questions about starting a co-operative but since the United … Continue reading

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