Making Connections: The Foundation of Success

Imagine what great things we can achieve with a little change in perception! A trust to oneself, never doubt yourself and start making connections! Build the foundation of what great success can be achieved with the strong support of connections. Trying to achieve success alone without connections is like digging a buried treasure by hand when you can use the neighbour's shovel which isn't so bad. But if that's all you end up doing, eventually, you'll come up against barriers that you won't b...
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Working ON Your Business Instead of IN Your Business

I feel like all roads lead to where we're at today. Every decision, every action, even every thought. I haven't always made the right decision, I haven't always said the right thing or taken the action I likely should have. But I don't have any regrets. I know it sounds odd, I mean most of us have done or said something embarrassing or done something we shouldn't have. I certainly have (more times than I could count). But I don't regret them. Someone recently said, if you could go back and ch...
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Olds and Area Entrepreneur Night

I couldn’t be more excited to put together this Olds and Area Entrepreneur Night! I think every business owner knows the benefits of being able to talk to liked minded individuals who are passionate about business and want to share new ideas and receive some feedback as well. There are lots of different organizations out there that offer master mind groups, meetings and gatherings which is where this idea came from. However I haven’t noticed many options when it comes to local business meet up...
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Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia

Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia
I feel it's so important to support local which is why I brought on Erin Braybrook who is the owner of the Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia. I wouldn't say it's the easiest thing to do to start your own business, in fact for me personally it's the hardest thing I've ever done. The truth is, many of us that start our own businesses rely on local to support to run a business, feed ourselves and our families and without that local support, the service simply isn't available anymore. ...
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Recording videos for business

Recording videos for business and putting your face right smack in the middle of one isn't the easiest thing to do.  Course we're all our own worst critic but in this case recording videos is something I am willing to do.  We always look for ways to differentiate, ways to get better and offer more, that's our job as entrepreneurs and small business owners (at least it should be). Recently I invested in a new Camera, it wasn't an easy choice but when it came down to it the advise I was given w...
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The image of your business

The image of your business
I just got off the phone with a very nice lady, which isn't always the case. I make more phone calls than I ever thought I would and once in awhile I get someone very rude, impatient and impolite. As business grows so does jobs for Canadians (one of my favourite things to offer), I can honestly say without an ounce of reservation, I'll NEVER hire someone that doesn't have enough common courtesy to be polite. Many times it's their job to answer the phone and they act like it's an inconvenience th...
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