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If the Shoe Fits…

What was the last thing you bought? And what about the last time you were sold? If you’re like most of us your buying experience was exciting and fun. And the time or times you’ve been sold, well it likely left you feeling cold and uncomfortable not

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Green is Good

It has been a long, cold winter and I for one can’t wait to see more green. Yes, the green of nature and of course the other green that fuels our businesses and the economy. It seems serendipitous that I am featured in the Prosperity spring edition of

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Python’s Pit

Pythons’ Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community. Open Category applicants can win up to $150,000 in start-up capital and a package

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The Business “Cadbury” Secret?

There’s a clever little word that’s tossed around the media. It’s positioned as “the answer” to all of our economic woes. It remains an elusive mystery that most businesses are either trying to crack, have thrown in the towel on or for the few lucky few –

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Women Ent ~ Kelsey Ramsden

This month KELSEY RAMSDEN, Founder of Spark Play will be our presenter. Come out to learn, celebrate and encourage the success of female entrepreneurial businesses in Canada. Location: McMaster Innovation Park Conference Room C+D 175 Longwood Drive, Hamilton, L8P 0A1 REGISTER HERE! Check out our website: http://womenentrepreneurship.ca/events/ PARKING UPDATE: The

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Unlearn to Earn

Yes, hard to believe but true, unlearning could very well be the key to your success. And I shared this perspective when interviewed at the Mayor’s State of the City address: So how can you train your brain to unlearn to improve your performance? Consider your bias –

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Mayor Rick Goldring State of the City of Address

On January 23, 2014 Burlington’s Mayor Rick Goldring gave his “State of the City” Address. A transcription of the video can be found here.

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To Be or Not to Be – That is the Question

  I must confess I was a complete slacker over the holidays. I had the best of intentions to organize, purge, sort and file. I had my To Do list planned with things I needed to get done to prepare for 2014. This included my personal and

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The Power to Make a Difference

  While this weekend’s storm left many of us without power (myself included) we have the power to choose to take it all in stride or become overwhelmed by the problem and focus on the negative impact it has on our holiday plans.We all have the ability

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Link to Burlington Post Column: What have we done for you lately?

This was originally posted November 27, 2013 in the Burlington Post: Providing good value is essential to keeping your customers. At the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, like you, we strive to provide good value for our members. Often when people think of the chamber, our events come

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