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October 23, 2019

How to get your business unstuck

There are moments of ‘stuck’ throughout every business startup and growth stage. Heck, there are moments of stuck most days if you’re an entrepreneur. The Cambridge dictionary defines stuck as “unable to move, or set in a particular position, place, or way of thinking; in a difficult situation, or unable to change or get away [...]
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October 15, 2019

Need to restore your faith in “today’s youth”? Enter Keith Whiteduck

So many kids wish for a guitar or a keyboard for Christmas as they dream of becoming a rock star. Keith Whiteduck’s world changed when at age 14 he received a $100 guitar ordered from the Sears catalogue. This gift inspired him to pursue a career as a musician. By 16, he began song writing. [...]
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August 19, 2019

Grit and Commitment Pay Off for Young Indigenous Entrepreneur

When Gavin Decontie was just 16 years old, he didn’t know that he'd become a role model in his community as a young Indigenous entrepreneur. When helping out his mother with her small unofficial cleaning business it would lead him to launch his own enterprise one day.  But it took him awhile to fully appreciate the [...]
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July 23, 2019

5 ways to find your ideal customer

The foundation of a successful business is based on a single important element: knowing your customer. After all, if there’s no one to sell to, there’s no profit – and you won’t be in business for long without income. When planning to start a business or expand to new markets, you need to figure out [...]
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July 23, 2019

How to make your tourism business stand out

In Canada, tourism generates $102 billion in annual economic activity, 1.8 million jobs, and contributes as much to our country’s wealth as agriculture, fisheries and forestry combined. Over half (56%) of tourism jobs are in rural areas and tend to be filled by young people and new Canadians. And increasingly, seniors are taking jobs in [...]
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