Category Archives: Business

Small Business Minute #37- Limitations

Whether we chose to admit it or not, every entrepreneur has limitations and failure to acknowledge them can become an anchor that limits our success. “Unfortunately, most of us never seem to shake our start-up attitude” Granted, during the start-up … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #36- Innovation Starts at Home

If you’re to believe everything you hear or read about innovation, you would be justified in thinking that innovation is an area best left to the big companies, but that would be wrong. Don’t let the status quo be the … Continue reading

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Small Business Minute VIDEO- Customer Service

1.Treat people like you want to be treated 2.Do what you say you’re going to do. 3. Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile! Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #35 – Motivation and Inspiration

Everyone one of us needs to be motivated and inspired occasionally. Although successful entrepreneurs are inherently self motivated but none the less they still look for opportunities to keep themselves in the right frame of mind. Being inspired or motivated … Continue reading

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Word of Mouth- Your Virtual Salesforce

Greg Weatherdon (www.gregweatherdon.com) was a keynote speaker at Enterprise Renfrew Counties “Small Business Forum” on Feb. 24th.
With permission COGECOTV was able to capture his entire presentation on word of mouth and how it can work for small business. Here is a small segment from this presentation. Continue reading

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Small Business Minute #34- Processes- Shampoo, Rinse and Repeat

Many business owners complain that they never seem to get anything accomplished during normal business hours because they are constantly being interrupted to deal with relatively unimportant issues. As the business grows the interruptions just keep on multiplying. This happens … Continue reading

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