The future in Canada looks bright for female entrepreneurs. Don’t believe me? Women are stepping out and taking the chance to run their own business, which is a good thing for them but also for the rest of the country. Learn why it’s good and how you can take the plunge to entrepreneurship.
I’ve said it before; this is the best time to be an entrepreneur. This doesn’t mean everyone should be an entrepreneur. Being your own boss can be liberating, fulfilling and empowering. However, it’s crazy hard work. Read three common myths of entrepreneurship.
Ideas are worthless unless we act on them.”- Earl Nightengale A side hustle is a business you own, but it’s not your primary source of income…yet. It gives you a sense of entrepreneurial independence without the inherent risk. It’s easier than ever before to start a business. Technology gives us the accessibility to connect to an audience. Consumers and information are at our fingertips. So now’s your chance to start something new.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” -Albert Einstein This past weekend I attended a panel session titled, Thinking like a designer hosted by the Toronto Offsite Design Festival. The event featured notable Toronto designers and creative thinkers including, Helen Kerr, Zahra Ebrahim, Paddy Harrington, and Greg Van Alstyne. They discussed the value of design thinking and its impact on business.