Building a Brighter Tomorrow for Canadian WBEs – Q&A with WBE Canada’s Government Members

At its 11th Annual Conference in November 2020, Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) launched its pilot Government Membership Program designed to encourage Canada’s public institutions to formally adopt supplier diversity as a way forward to grow the Canadian economy. Canada’s public organizations have long recognized that diversity and inclusion drive growth and innovation…

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The Future of Retail: Moving Ahead By Moving Online

This highly relevant webinar, hosted by EDC, will focus on how Canadian companies can use technology to take their customer experience to the next level, turning customers into long-term advocates. The discussion will also cover what the future of the retail industry looks like and the emerging trends in 2021, as well as how companies…

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Re-Opening Your Business During Phase 3

Business woman with face mask

As we slowly begin to approach phase 3 of this global pandemic, the world is slowly starting to adjust to a “new norm”. So what does this mean for businesses that plan to re-open? Policy A business owner is now required to create a mask policy. They are required to communicate the policy to staff…

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Keep Selling, Keep Going

Are all Canadian businesses suffering due to COVID-19? Beyond restaurants that have adjusted to take-out and grocery stores who are experiencing record sales, are there any Canadian businesses that are doing well during this time? If so, how and what are they doing? In this webinar, you will discover examples of two Canadian companies, consumer and…

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Building Your Resilience During Challenging Times

Researchers have discovered the formula for living a good life, so why is depression still the world’s leading disability and anxiety the most common mental health disorder in North America? Most people don’t know what will truly make them happy, and far too few make proven wellness practices a part of their lives. To cope…

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5 Priorities For Building a Solid Business

Silvia Pencak

By Silvia Pencak Your business foundation needs to be strong to survive tough times. No matter how your business is set up, whether your footprint is regional or global, chances are we all face similar challenges – people challenges. In order to build a strong organizational structure or company, you MUST focus on people. No…

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Top 7 Leadership Tips For Small Business Owners

Silvia Pencak

By Silvia Pencak Running a small business requires leadership – a skill to influence people. As you promote your business, negotiate deals, grow your team, you need a great dose of intentionality around how you show up and get stuff done. Following are 7 tips to help you be more intentional and achieve greater results…

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How To Stand Out As a Leader in the 21st Century

By Silvia Pencak We live in a fast moving world where new innovations are bombarding us daily, leaders rise and fail with the speed of light, customer preferences shift almost daily and stakeholders are easily influenced by the latest and brightest shiny objects.  The real question is how can you, a serious business owner, industry…

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