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Local Business Responds to Unique Demographics

Last year, MoneySense Magazine named Owen Sound the 15th best place to retire in Canada.

Local business, Maids Unlimited provides cleaning services to homes and businesses in the Grey and Bruce region, and also home maintenance service which is especially convenient for the elderly.

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The Dragons Support Local Beer

The 6th Annual Dragons Den was held last night at the Meaford Hall and generated nearly $26,215 for local start-ups.

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One Simple Tip for Making Good Decisions

There are three kinds of decision makers–but only one type gets the best results. While it might be true that good leaders excel at consistently making good decisions, great leaders try to involve others in the process, at least when there’s the time and opportunity to do so. Canfield suggests first visually delineating desired results […]

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7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

Instead of just waiting for the work week to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic. Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, […]

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Now That You’ve Destroyed Your Reputation, Here’s How to Fix It

….If you say or do something that offends your customers or the public, your efforts to save your company and your leadership position have to be authentic and fast. The litany of executives, public figures, and politicians who have unraveled publicly due to a discriminatory statement, extramarital affair, crime, or even personal beliefs, shows just […]

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3 Beliefs of Highly Successful People

High achievement isn’t just about what you do, it’s also about what you believe, insists HubSpot founder Dharmesh Shah. Here on Inc.com, we frequently round up things you can do to be more successful. That makes sense — we all want to know what we can do to achieve more, but as Hubspot founder and […]

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3 Ways to Lead the Way in Your Industry

If you aren’t first, you’re last. Don’t let your company get left behind. No business can afford to blindly follow the crowd. Your company needs to be driving innovation, not sitting in the passenger seat. You need to be ahead of the trends. I recently talked to RED Interactive Agency‘s CEO Brian Lovell and President […]

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12 Simple Tricks For Saving Time on Email

Sorting through your inbox can be a huge time suck. Here are a few ways you can make the process more efficient. Office workers spend about two hours a day on email. Cal Newport, author of “So Good They Can’t Ignore You,” argues that this is terrible for your career. While sending emails might feel […]

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Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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