Category Archive for "lessons"

How to grow a business & not lose your mind (Part 2 – Money)

Wow! Does it ever SUCK to not have (enough) money to start a business or keep a business growing, don’t you think? I mean, if you had an actual marketing budget… the kind that is in the bank, not the…

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How to grow a business & not lose your mind (Part 1 – Time)

Recently, I teasingly told my 7 year old daughter I’d take a Little Pet Shop toy away every time she said the phrase “darn it!” As I sat down to think through today’s article, I realized I am exceptionally more annoying when I…

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Brain Candy & The Art of Marketing

My head is swimming with dozens of great soundbites, ideas and new learning after spending a day listening to 6 completely different, yet complementary, speakers/authors at today’s The Art of Productions event in Calgary… The Art of Marketing. The one…

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The 7 Essential Resources for Small Business & Part-Time Entrepreneurs

Snow White had 7 little secrets to help her keep her cottage industry going. Wouldn’t we all like 7 industriously devoted helpers taking care of our business for us? Sadly, we are not living a Disney fairytale when we dust…

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