I often discuss growth strategies with some of the most brilliant business leaders in Canada. Their minds are full of innovative concepts and technologies that are set to transform the world we live and work in. I’m honoured to work alongside these talented professionals as they seek investment for strategicRead More
Our clients are always teaching us about game-changing behaviours. During the first quarter of 2016, I focused on the disciplines of some businesses and how this helps them to grow and achieve more than their competitors.
I recognized that most of the top companies possess effective and highly functioning professional teamsRead More
Research in the last 30 years suggests that success is driven by your ability to work with emotions and social skills. It suggests that performance potential is less about an individual’s IQ and more about their Emotional Quotient/Intelligence (EQ). As a business leader, I look for stronger assessments and strategiesRead More
Perhaps it is because my family’s four daughters are more independent now, all out of the house – at university, married and only one left in high school – that really burned through the excuses that I could and should invest time to take better care of my health, energyRead More
Female business owners and working women in high-income countries in general, have made remarkable progress compared to their counterparts a generation ago. In the United States women in their 30’s make 4 times more than women a generation apart. Yet for me, while women in Canada have come to representRead More
Canadian Government Grants for Small Business Collaborative Research and Development Funding Projects
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, Aug, 22, 2012 :
A common business challenge SMEs face is the lack of capital and resources needed to carry out research and development efforts. When companies collaborate with post-secondary institutions, they are able to carry out their research more efficiently and effectively, allowing access to a critical massRead More
For those of our followers who are interested in the clean technology and innovation movement, The Canadian Institute will be holding another Cleantech conference in Toronto during January 2012. This conference will be held as an interactive workshop to display the effective strategies required to innovate, develop, market, and implementRead More
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is holding a Technology Economy Conference that will be coming up in the near future. If you or your business is currently looking to improve your on-line presence or any other aspect of your IT performance you may be interested in attending this event. TheRead More
Capitalizing on Industry Experience
Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is currently Canada’s largest not-for-profit consortium for the manufacturing industry. EMC offers their members the opportunity to partake in innovative training programs and events that are dedicated to the sharing of best practice knowledge relating to various sectors of the manufacturing industry.
*Check back with us regularly for updates on this program as we are expecting new funding to be released some time between June and July of 2013.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is accepting another round of applications for their Canadian government funding program called Going Global Innovation. ApplicantsRead More