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When you picture a mentor what image pops into your head? For many people the image is someone in their 50s or 60s who has been in a particular industry for decades or who is retired or semi-retired and still enjoys teaching. There are, however, many faces of mentoring.
Mississauga, ON PRLog (Press Release) Organized by the RIC Centre and Sheridan College, the event brought together people from many different backgrounds and skillsets to share ideas; develop them and create a product in less than 54 hours.
Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) In PreneurCast podcast’s ‘Marketing Myths and Marketing Truths,’ Pete Williams and Dom Goucher assert that most business owners make the mistake of doing something because they have seen how that strategy has worked for other people. Unfortunately, what these business owners do not know is that, when it comes to marketing, what is good for one company may not be good for another.
Markham, Ontario (PRWEB) ventureLAB, York Region’s non-profit innovation centre is launching an initiative which it hopes will more broadly connect it with its current and potential partners, entrepreneurs and their advisors in the Greater York region.
Toronto, ON (PRWEB) [IN]cubes, the INcubator & accelerator for Canada’s most INnovative INternet entrepreneurs, is giving a behind the scenes look at what goes on within its startup space during its INtensive Day on February 08, 2012. Tune[IN] for a rare live-broadcast via video streaming and Twitter updates under the hashtag #INcubes, with the INnovative startup founders and world-renowned mentors. It will all happen live on http://INcubes.ca from 9am to 5pm.
There are lots of people out there thinking about starting a small business, and tons of great ideas, but few people actually go out and do it. So many people think and think about it until all of a sudden they’re fifty-something, still with that great idea, but no business.
There’s no doubt it takes a special type of person to be an entrepreneur. It’s definitely not for the faint of heart. It takes desire to succeed, courage, perseverance and a great deal of will power to continue to work at it in the face of the setbacks you’ll inevitably have to deal with. But what else does it take to be a successful small business owner?