Some people are born entrepreneurs; others make their way to entrepreneurship after working for someone else for a while. We wondered what it takes to make that leap, so we asked emotional intelligence coach Cliff Turner to ask his Mobile Minds members this questions: What do you need to take the leap from employment to entrepreneurship?
If you’ve been to a good conference, you’ve learned something that others would benefit from. Our friends at Dexio are putting on a leadership conference on March 8, so we figured they would have some great stuff to share, and they did: What’s the most useful thing you’ve learned at a business-related conference?
Ah, if I knew then what I know now…. Don’t you find yourself thinking that sometimes? We offered members of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce a chance to imagine going back in time. Their younger selves can’t benefit from their advice, but you can. What would you tell your younger self about how to succeed in business?
Technology has become an indispensable tool where business is concerned, which is why Wellington Holbrook, executive vice-president of ATB Business, asked Capital Ideas members to share how it has impact their businesses. Read on for six ways it has made a difference, or catch the full spread in the Feb. 26th edition of the Edmonton Journal.
We asked you to share your thoughts on what someone who wants to do business in Edmonton should know. And boy, did you ever, though it probably helped that everyone who answered was entered in a draw for a trip for two on the inaugural direct flight from Edmonton International Airport to Iceland, courtesy of Newwest Travel. The winner, by random draw, is Andrea Steinhauer of The Business Link. Here’s the tip she shared: “Know that you do not have…
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The latest Business Beat survey from ATB indicates that 87 per cent of those running small and medium-sized enterprises in Alberta believe technology has improved their business operations. And that led Wellington Holbrook, executive vice-president of ATB Business, to wonder: What impact has technology had on your business? Answer using the form below by noon on Friday, Feb. 21. We’ll publish the best answers, along with your business name and website address, in the Edmonton Journal’s business section on Feb. 26.
Every entrepreneur has a different reason for doing what they do, but the common motivation typically comes down to passion. That’s why Wellington Holbrook, executive vice-president of ATB Business, asked Capital Ideas members to share what it is they love about being an entrepreneur. Read on for five reasons to love this crazy lifestyle, or catch the full spread in the Feb. 12th edition of the Edmonton Journal.
Welcome back to this week’s instalment of Three (and a half) things, where we feature some of our favourite reads from the week, shared by members of our community and beyond. Read on for some interesting business tips and articles, plus a bonus item just for fun (that’s the half!).