Making A Good First Impression

This should really go without saying, but first impressions are tremendously important. In life and business, the first impression you make can go a long way towards establishing how your future dealings, be they personal or professional, with...

Interviews Are Terrible

For a business blog, that title sounds somewhat immature. Not exactly the kind of thing you'd expect to read around here, is it? But there's really no better way to say it, and it is 100% fact. Interviews,...

Be Yourself

Let's assume that you've been reading this blog from the beginning. And if you haven't, why not? There's tons of great advice you can put to work for you here. If you're a first timer, or have only...

Proper Presentation = Profit

Many of you will probably remember making presentations from school, or worse, your time as a 9-5er. They're awkward, uncomfortable, nerve-wracking experiences. They're also essential to success. There will come a time, regardless of your business, where you...

Using Proper Communication Effectively

This is a subject we've touched on multiple times on this blog. The reason for that is because it is of the utmost importance in all facets of life, not just business. We've talked about how to properly...

You’re A Firework, Show The World Your Worth

Last week I spoke about holidays, and the importance of taking the time to enjoy them as your 9-5 brothers and sisters do.  This week, both Canada and the United States celebrate the birth of our respective countries....

Professionalism

As the leader of your business, you are its public face. When people think of your business, you are who they picture in their head. You're the general, the president, the alpha lion, and a few hundred other...

Is Cold Calling Costing You Money?

There are few things more annoying than sitting down to dinner or drinks with friends, only for your phone to ring with an unsolicited sales call. We've all received these calls from time to time (in some cases...