Doubt Kills The Warrior

You’re a new Entrepreneur and you have gone to school, or not; have a business plan, or not: have money for your venture, or not. However, you have initiated your start-up. You can have all your marketing research, business skills under your belt, money for your startup, maybe even a partner who provides synergy to […]

Successful Business Networking

Effective business networking is the linking together of individuals who, through relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another. If you don’t have anything in common with the person you are talking to you may know someone in your circle who does. 1. The best networking happens when you meet another entrepreneur and think […]

Comparing Social Media

I’ve had a business website since 1993 yet today I struggle with the idea that I need to upgrade my tired old website to a Web. 2.0 blog.  I’d say most businesses are switching their corporate website to more of a social networking site utilizing a blog format. WordPress (the number 1 blog open source […]

I Love to Talk to People!

I gave a 2 hour speech to a group of people age 45 + about entrepreneurism in New Westminster, a suburb of Vancouver, Friday morning. It was really neat to see people, many younger than me, embarking on a new quest; well mainly a new chapter in their lives. The group were people not currently […]

Engagement Marketing & Social Media Networking

Relationship Marketing focuses on keeping clients rather than trying to acquire customers like other traditional marketing methods. You’ll get the usual 6 month call from your favorite car dealer asking you if you are ‘satisfied’ with your car and by the way would you like a new one. Keep the customer happy Transparent Marketing is […]

Over Qualified, under Employed!

My good friend Miguel has a Masters in Computer Science and was a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Mexico City yet he can’t have his qualifications recognized in Canada. Future Shop must be really satisfied with all the professionals they happily employ. A client who owns a business teaching ESL to Chinese […]