Greg was destined to be an entrepreneur from an early age. From paper routes to lawn cutting to snow shoveling, Greg’s industriousness served him well throughout his life long entrepreneurial journey.
Greg’s eclectic background from long haul Rock ‘n Roll trucker to Regional Sales Manager for one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies laid the groundwork for Greg’s numerous business initiatives.
Small Business Expert
Retired, Greg now combines his passion for business and his 25 years of self-employment experience into providing a unique insight into what entrepreneurs must do not only to survive, but thrive and enjoy the experience as well.
Greg Weatherdon is President of MRG Media Inc., and former President of The Marketing Resource Group which he sold in 2007 after 17 years. During those years, Greg designed The Marketing Resource Group to be a lifestyle company…his lifestyle!
Greg founded or co-founded seven enterprises over 25 years where he encountered many of the trials and tribulations facing business owners and offers his audiences and clients easy to execute ideas to improve their organizations and ultimately get more “life” out of their business.
At the urging of many business associates, Greg put pen to paper and authored “Get More LIFE Out Of Your Business” a straightforward look at what owners and managers must do to stop being the hardest working person in their company. This book is receiving strong reviews from business owners as proof that you don’t need to be a slave to your work.
As a keynote speaker Greg’s small business expertise is on display every time he steps on stage. Drawing on many years as an as a successful entrepreneur, Greg leverages his experiences to provides his audience practical and actionable ideas to improve their organizations.
Greg is a regular “Guest Entrepreneur” at numerous colleges and universities in Canada where he shares his knowledge with the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Greg’s expertise and insights are published in major industry trade magazines, and association newsletters. Greg is a valued advisor and mentor to various organizations focused on business growth and education.
Of the many successes Greg has enjoyed, one of the highlights was being nominated for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The Small Business Minute Podcast
Greg blogs regularly on a variety of topics relevant to the day-to-day operations of SME (small & medium enterprises). You can read his posts at www.gregweatherdon.com or subscribe to his podcast the Small Business Minute on iTunes & Google Play.