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The First (and Biggest) Investor in Your Business is...YOU

The First (and Biggest) Investor in Your Business is...YOU

It’s an exciting time to be an entrepreneur. Build your network, find your community, and be informed, so that you can continue to build exciting, impactful businesses. Be the best investor in your own business and be a magnet for success.

The Canadian Business Funding Landscape

The Canadian Business Funding Landscape

The funding landscape in Canada is shifting. New models are being created to increase transparency and accessibility, resulting in increased diversity and inclusion. What are the pieces of your funding puzzle, and how do they link together? Explore the differences between debt and equity offerings, traditional and new means of financing. 

What is a Virtual Assistant?

What is a Virtual Assistant?

A live, full-time employee is not only a member of your team, but also a responsibility for you as a business owner. A virtual assistant is there when you need them, and not around when you don’t. You’ll feel the difference in efficiency, and in cold, hard cash.

How Not to be an Asshat Leader

How Not to be an Asshat Leader

Now that you’re at a place where you lead a team, we want to make sure you don’t become one of those leaders. You know who we mean. The ones that got your behind-the-back eyerolls. The ones you bitched about after work. The ones that drove you to create a business where NO ONE would ever, ever, ever feel the way you felt on that day.

The Worker Classification Question

The Worker Classification Question

The rise of the gig economy means that the tricky question for business owners of how to classify their workers – as independent contractors, employees, or somewhere in-between – is now more relevant than ever.

Sustainable Growth:  What To Do When You Have More Business Than You Can Handle

Sustainable Growth: What To Do When You Have More Business Than You Can Handle

In the beginning, you could barely get anyone to talk to you. You sent proposals, you tried to make connections, you networked like a demon. Then suddenly....all the chickens came home to roost. How do you capitalize on all of this amazing growth, without going crazy, burning out, disappointing customers, or alienating your team?

8 Productivity and Efficiency Tips

8 Productivity and Efficiency Tips

In our first ebook, we covered occasional productivity tips as we worked through the first basic steps in working with a virtual team. We might have just have a few more up our sleeves

6 Common Hiring Mistakes

6 Common Hiring Mistakes

Hiring - especially the very first hire you make - can be a minefield. Hire the right person and you get explosive growth. Hire the wrong person and you risk wasting precious time and money.