Tag Archives: Services

How to plan for the “what if’s” in business

When operating a business, we often find ourselves living “within” the organization on a daily basis, and we can sometimes forget to look “outside” to see what external events could have an impact on our operations or even the viability … Continue reading

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Take Ownership, Take Control of your Small Business

Have you ever been blamed for something you didn’t do because the person accountable would not take responsibility for their actions?  How did it make you feel?  You probably felt at a loss for words as you tried to figure … Continue reading

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Thinking of self-employment? Don’t forget to tell your family!

Self-employment can provide a wonderful opportunity  to shine and show the world what you can do.  It can be a way to achieve a personal goal or vision, to self-actualize and feel good about what you are doing. In the … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Launch?

There are good times and not so good times to implement a business start up.  The question that we must ask ourselves is: what is the best time to actually open the doors? What are the implications of starting in … Continue reading

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Business, Government Services and You – Networking Event

Interested in learning more about government programs and services that can support your business? On Monday, November 19th, join us for Business, Government Services and You.  Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about government programs or services that … Continue reading

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Want To Know What Your Customers Really Think? Ask Them!

An entrepreneur was recently asked: ”What do your customers think about your service?” The response was: “I don’t really know and haven’t really thought about it because I’ve had no complaints and besides I’m afraid if I ask it might … Continue reading

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Heed the Warnings – Icebergs Ahead!

The sinking of the Titanic seems to be on everyone’s mind lately.  With the recent release of the 3D movie, the subject has been revisited and discussed from all different angles.  The Titanic was called “unsinkable”, but on April 14, … Continue reading

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