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Storytelling for Entrepreneurs

This article originally appeared in The Advisor, Winter 2020. To view the full publication visit: By Lindsay Stewart Glor, WEOC Staff Photo: Free to Use Sounds, Unsplash   We are all storytellers. Every day, whether we are meeting with…

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Crowdfunding: An alternative way to apply for grants and loans ?

Are your clients looking for different funding opportunities for their businesses?  We spoke with Christine Cook, Senior Marketing Executive from Crowdfund UK, to help us understand if crowdfunding could be an option for some women-run businesses in Canada. Crowdfunder UK recently added a Canadian arm to its company – Crowdfund Canada. “Canadians,”…

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How to hire the right person

Article shared, with permission, from the Women's Enterprise Organization   Hiring is usually a big challenge for businesses. How to hire, how to interview and how to trust are some of the challenges that small business owners face. Based on…

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Supporting Black-Owned Businesses

By Claudine Gervais When Francine Bhati began to see her social media filled with black boxes for #BlackoutTuesday last June, she was preoccupied with finding a way to preserve the awareness it created beyond a fleeting moment in people’s feeds.…

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Retirement = Entrepreneurship? 

How to better support entrepreneurs over the age of 50  By Orycia Karpa Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone. When starting a business later in life, many people don't realize the process comes with its own set of challenges. Advisors play a key part in this process because they can help guide and…

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