It's that wonderful time of year again! Kick off small business week with one of these books My Library at LibraryThing Burn the Business Plan: What Great Entrepreneurs Really Do by Carl J Schramm
The act of inspiring others to perform and engage in achieving a goal. Leadership involves: (1) establishing a clear vision; (2) sharing that vision with others so that they will follow willingly; (3) providing the information, knowledge and methods to realize that vision; and (4) coordinating and balancing the conflicting interests of all members and stakeholders.
Thinking of staying indoors and escaping the sizzling summer heat? We’ve got the perfect way for you to maximize your time — a collection of four uplifting movies that will teach you valuable life lessons and help you to become a better entrepreneur. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the shows — the inspiration you’ll get from these masterpieces could lead you to your next big business breakout! Jerry McGuire (1996)
June is Aboriginal History month, a time to recognize and honour the cultures and contributions of Aboriginal people in Canada. The SBA would like to take this opportunity to highlight a few resources for aspiring entrepreneurs that identify as Aboriginal.
Whether you’re managing an office or starting your own business, good leadership is an essential ingredient of business success. But what makes a good leader? According to John Baker, president of the organizational and leadership development firm READY Thinking, “Leadership is accomplishing things that reach beyond solitary abilities by acting — and getting others to act — with a maturity that surpasses limited self-interest.”
It's no secret that business owners need many different skills to succeed: they're responsible for everything from making strategic decisions to making sure the water bill is paid on time. But amid the daily bustle, one important skill is at risk of being overlooked: management.
So many books, so little time! If you're wondering where to start, try this list of some of the most popular business books of 2014. 1. Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger What makes things popular? Why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? And what makes online content go viral?
One of the biggest industry trends of 2016 is the need for businesses to embrace millennials.
TEDxVancouver is an independently produced local event held since 2009 designed to showcase stories from people of every walk of life in British Columbia. For this week’s video round-up, we are sharing the stories of three local influencers (and one visitor), who followed their own path, and tell how they focused their entrepreneurial point of view to make great things happen. Watch out! After watching these videos, you might just be inspired.
Your business is a long-term commitment, with frequent surprises and questions along the way. Whether you're just starting out, in the early years of your business, or facing a major change, you'll need the support and guidance of someone who's been there. Use the resources here to find the right mentor for you. Featured mentorship programs: »Aboriginal Business Mentorship Program (Canada)