Entrepreneurs


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The basics of cybersecurity for your small business

May, 24th, 2016

Does your business use the Internet? Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place? If you answered ‘yes’ to the first question but not the second, it’s time to give your network security some more thought. The days of grammar-challenged emails from fake foreign princes are in the past. Cybercrime is on the rise, hackers […]


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Why you shouldn’t focus on maximizing shareholder value

May, 11th, 2016

By Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company. She’s also the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better. Whether you are working for a private or publicly-traded company, you […]


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Ask a tech expert: How do I set up a virtual office?

May, 9th, 2016

Q: I’m the owner of a small marketing agency. We’ve been renting an office, but I’d like to offer flexibility to my staff (and have it for myself), and save on rent. I know it’s possible to “go virtual,” but I don’t really know what is required. How do I set up a virtual office? […]


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A Roadmap to Financing Your Business

May, 9th, 2016

By Paola Girotti   Paola is the founder and owner of SUGARMOON, a sugaring business with three salons, take-home sugaring and organic body care lines, and the SUGARMOON training academy. In this instalment of her Women of Influence web series, The Truth About Entrepreneurship: My Life on the Moon, she shares her experience and advice […]


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From international cosmetic brands to entrepreneurship, meet Linda Stephenson

May, 6th, 2016

Linda Stephenson is the ultimate beauty guru, and has the education to back it up. With an honours degree in chemistry and biology, with a minor in botany, Linda put her degree to use and oversaw product development for world-class cosmetic brands. However, after becoming a mom, she realized her skincare regime was too time consuming. Putting her […]


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Meet the woman that designs celebrity baby nurseries, entrepreneur Tori Swaim

April, 26th, 2016

Tori Swaim may have been shy as a teenager, but she’s certainly overcome it as she heads into her 17th year of entrepreneurship—and working with celebrities while she’s at it. As owner of New Arrivals Inc., My Baby Sam Inc., and Three Wishes Bedding Co., three companies that specialize in nurseries and baby bedding, Tori […]


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If it’s broken, fix it: why we need a new model for doing business

April, 11th, 2016

By Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company. She’s also the best-selling author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better. She shares how the idea was born, and the impact it’s capable of […]


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Tips for Mixing Motherhood with Entrepreneurship

March, 24th, 2016

By Paola Girotti Paola is the founder and owner of SUGARMOON, a sugaring business with three salons, take-home sugaring and organic body care lines, and the SUGARMOON training academy. In this instalment of her Women of Influence web series, The Truth About Entrepreneurship: My Life on the Moon, she shares her story of mixing motherhood […]


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From Television to Tuscany: How Debbie Travis Landed her Dream Villa

March, 2nd, 2016

Debbie Travis may be a household name to many, but she hasn’t always been the home renovation celebrity from Debbie Travis’ The Painted House. She strategically worked her way up from model to producer to a successful entrepreneur and hit TV host in Canada, Britain, and around the world. Not only did this witty English […]


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Meet the entrepreneur that redesigned sustainable fashion

February, 29th, 2016

Julia Grieve isn’t just an entrepreneur—she’s a trendsetter, a local celebrity, an eco-design leader, and a wife and mother of three. Julia’s former career as an international model helped develop her fashion forte and eye for design, paving the way for the launch of her sustainable fashion company, Preloved, in 1995. She’s managed the growth […]