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December 19, 2017

Dawson EWeek 2017 – An opportunity to share information and build relationships

2017 marked the 6th anniversary for Dawson College’s EWeek! A team of dedicated volunteers work for months to organize and execute this four-day event full of workshops, networking opportunities and of course, Dawson’s Den. Dawson EWeek averages attendance of more than 2500 participants, over 50 speakers, including CEDEC, and over 20 events each year. Dawson’s [...]
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September 21, 2017

Mentoring or coaching: Which is best for your business?

No matter your business life stage, size or industry, both mentors and coaches can be valuable resources. What’s the difference between the two? How do you know which is best for your business? We’ve created the following infographic to help you decide. “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because [...]
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August 29, 2017

Five reasons to find a mentor

There’s no shortage of organizations in a variety of sectors offering mentoring services, but is everyone getting a mentor because it’s the trendy thing to do? Or are there tangible benefits for your small business? Here are five things to consider if you've been thinking about getting a mentor. 1. Shorten your learning curve Startups [...]
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July 10, 2017

Why youth entrepreneurship is key to our country’s future

Reflecting on the past 150 years of Canada’s successes and failures naturally leads to thoughts of its future. We’ve come so very far economically, technologically and socially in such a short time – and all in no small part to the enterprising nature and hard work of determined and resilient Canadians. It’s that very spirit [...]
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March 13, 2017

How to turn your business dream into business reality

YOUTH START-UP "INTENTION TO ACTION" BLOG SERIES The challenges of the startup world are not exclusive to millennials. Many 30- and 40-somethings who started out following a specific career path have discovered that working for someone is not their cup of tea or have realized that they have too many ideas swirling around in their [...]
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