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Blog post - The Future of Work

As many as 85% of future jobs don’t exist today. Wait, what? Yes, 85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet, according to a report commissioned by Dell. As someone with young boys, how on earth am I supposed to prepare them for future work then? How do I prepare them […]

1. Write an attention-grabbing headline. Your homepage must grab visitors’ attention and quickly show the main benefit you offer. How does your product or service improve your customers’ lives? Does it save time? Help them make money? Give them pleasure or safety or comfort? When you’re clear on the benefit, imagine explaining this to your […]

For some people, writing can be a painful process. Are you writing about yourself? Even worse.  However, some level of relief is that the “About” page of a website isn’t about you; it’s about how you’re going to make your prospective customer’s life easier. It’s about them. At first, this may seem a bit counter-intuitive, […]

Build a website that engages your customer and positively impacts your business. A website is a vital part of your marketing plan. Regardless of whether you are a wedding coordinator, yoga instructor, or photographer, your prospective clients will most probably research your business before contacting you. Since your website is often the first impression of […]

The Honourable Mary Ng celebrates with the WEC team after announcing a $2.7 million investment in BC women entrepreneurs

June 5, 2019 – On June 4, The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced that Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC) will receive $2.7 million in funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada as part of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund. Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization that provides business loans, […]

Women's Enterprise Organizations of Canada has received funding to establish a national office

National office established to serve women’s business support organizations Winnipeg, June 3, 2019 – Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, was at the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) on May 31, 2019 to announce funding for a centralized national office that […]

Once you are export ready you can decide how you want to enter a new market. Let us evaluate how an agent or distributor can help with exports. Agents: Agents work as your business representative in the local market and can use their local networks to obtain orders for your products. They usually work on […]

I found some statistics online about the success rate of goal setting and accountability systems. The actual quote from Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers is: “The probability of completing a goal if: You have an idea or a goal: 10% You consciously decide you will do it: 25% You decide when you will do it: 40% […]

Many small businesses make the mistake of putting off developing credit and collections policies until they have a problem with an overdue account or available cash. The first step in developing a credit policy is deciding whether you should extend credit at all. Before developing a policy, examine your business goals then ask yourself these […]

Creativity. Fun. Laughter. All are easy to lose in the day-to-day busy-ness of our lives, particularly when we are entrepreneurs juggling our business and family obligations. Rarely do we take time to slow down, breathe, and take a moment to explore something a little different; something that might make us smile, giggle, or actually snort. […]