Category: Mentorship

How to combine mindfulness with entrepreneurship

In your day-to-day life, or through your social media channels, you may have noticed a movement towards becoming more mindful. Whether you call it meditation or unplugging or becoming centered, can adopting a more mindful approach benefit you as an entrepreneur? Can all businesses…

Why organizational culture matters to your small business

When you first launched your business, you likely had a specific goal in mind. You may have defined the reason for your company’s existence in your mission statement and described its ideal future in your vision statement. As the leader at the helm of a start-up, the…

Mental health and small business owners

Running your own business can be hugely rewarding, but for many small business owners having sole responsibility for the company’s success or failure can take its toll. While it can be tempting to focus all of your time and attention on your business, it’s…

How to Address Gender Inequity at Work

Acknowledging gender inequity is the first step. Here is an action plan for what to do next.

Diversity equals opportunity

According to the 2016 Supplier Diversity in Canada report by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, there are many important benefits that support the case for supplier diversity. These benefits include things like improved employee engagement, increased access to ethnic or diverse markets and community…