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Live Events are Trending in 2020

Live Events are Trending in 2020

As entrepreneurs, we spend a lot of time in our homes working alone. We are often working in our business but not in our business. Last week I spent an entire week in Ottawa Ontario. I was there for a two-day conference. I went early so that I could meet with my coach...

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

Our customer is the boss of us. They determine our profits and how much sales we bring into our business, and that’s the reason customer service is so important. Customer service is the act of taking care of the customer's needs by providing and delivering...

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

As the saying goes, there are only two things that are certain-death and taxes. As a result, Accountants are highly desired professionals. After all, everyone has to file personal or business taxes. When you think about hiring an accountant, we often look at top level...

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

Entrepreneurs who are looking to getting into a franchise often look at building a new store in a new location. The shiny new store feel and the optimism of being the first owner in a particular area are some of the reasons most people prefer getting into a new...

6 Takeaways From Oprah – Path Made Clear

6 Takeaways From Oprah – Path Made Clear

Last week I had the opportunity to hear Oprah speak live. She was in Edmonton, Alberta as a part of the Canadian tour for her bestseller, “The Path Made Clear”. She spoke about the moments throughout her life that helped direct her on her path.  Here are my top 6...

5 Lessons I Learned From my Entrepreneurial Dad

5 Lessons I Learned From my Entrepreneurial Dad

As father’s Day is approaching, I couldn’t help but reflect on all the things I learnt from my Dad about being an entrepreneur. I have watched him over the years. My Dad Lloyd Bailey has been an entrepreneur my entire life. He started his business almost 50 years ago...

3 KPIs every Entrepreneur Should be Measuring

3 KPIs every Entrepreneur Should be Measuring

KPI’s or Key Performance Indicators are metrics that every business owners should be tracking. A Key Performance Indicator is a measurable value that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key business objectives. Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their...

Repeat Customers x Referrals = Business Growth

Repeat Customers x Referrals = Business Growth

Customers are the most important part of any business. In fact they are the lifeline of any business. Millions of dollars are spent every day on customer acquisition.  Once we have acquired new customers, we must put in the work to keep them. Good customer service and...

Entrepreneurial Franchisees Drive Revenue Growth

Entrepreneurial Franchisees Drive Revenue Growth

Franchising represents a unique form of entrepreneurship, mainly because it reduces some of the uncertainty associated with starting your own business from scratch. Franchising involves a firm selling a business model that generally has been tested and proven which...

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