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What's really causing your Zoom Fatigue?

Spending our workday at a computer isn’t something new. So why is it that talking to people online is burning us out? If you’re an educator, manager, coach, advisor, or anyone else who has made the switch to remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you are probably well aware of the term “Zoom Fatigue.” […]

One of the common misconceptions about equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is that it is for large organizations. The truth is that any size business from solopreneur to large global multinationals can apply the same principles of embedding EDI into the way that they operate. Here are a few ways you can start: Recognize Your […]

Mentorship can be priceless. Here are four good reasons why a mentor (or two) can make a big difference for your business. One for the money The money talk. It’s often overlooked, but it’s really important.  I am not just talking about working with a financial advisor, your accountant or banker or lender to review […]

The last 12 months have brought a lot of changes to the workforce, including an increase in remote hiring and recruiting, people working from home, job transitions, and adjusting time-off policies, to name a few. Whether you’re looking to grow your team now or find new ways to re-engage your existing staff, learning or brushing […]

Immigrant-owned businesses have a positive impact on international trade.  They are key drivers for innovation, economic growth, and can play a crucial role in Canada’s successful export story. Immigrants also diversify international markets as they are inclined to export beyond the United States and focus more on emerging markets. A report by the Conference Board […]

Strategic Thinking is the kind of thinking that creates insights that are crucial to pivoting quickly in rapid moving times. I think that just might be about now.  This is the type of thinking that looks at alternative perspectives, challenges assumptions and is aimed at creating new possibilities. It’s not hard to do a little strategic […]

The beginning of a New Year is a great time to sit down to brainstorm and strategize what you’d like to pursue, achieve and change in the next 12 months and beyond. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself! Remember that nothing is set in stone, and that you can always adjust and recalibrate along […]

The holiday season is upon us and with that can come some extra stress for business owners who have been working tirelessly all year. This year (and every year), we encourage you to take advantage of this much needed holiday break and step away from your business. Even if you’re only able to step away […]

Grants can help you save thousands of dollars for your business. I know securing funding can be a complicated and overwhelming process for female entrepreneurs and small business owners. But there are ways to simplify the process for yourself. As someone who’s been deeply immersed in the world of grants for over a decade with […]

With over 1 billion Instagram users worldwide, this social media platform can be an important tool in promoting your business. By establishing a strong visual presence you can reach new customers, grow your audience and engage with existing clients. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you maximize your social presence on Instagram. […]