Getting advice from people that can actually give you good advice is easier said than done. I talk about “bar room business advice” all the time and it can be a difficult experience when I get someone walking into my office saying, “Well, my friend said this” or “I heard that”. Everyone’s situation is different and it’s the same when it comes to choosing a business advisor as well.
Ask yourself a couple questions before choosing a business advisor…
Do you trust your business advisor? Trust is key in any relationship.
Do you have a connection with your business advisor?… Continue reading
As soon as I saw the article on RBC’s Small Business Survey (2011), I literally ripped the page out of the magazine so that I could share it with you. Canadian entrepreneurs were recently surveyed to determine the top priorities for small business growth and I have to say, the results were bang on.
The list below shows the most important priorities as determined by those surveyed accompanied by my comments on each point brought up in the survey.
Top Priorities for Small Business Growth
- Develop an effective business plan
- Manage time well
- Engage in networking
- Seek help and… Continue reading