Monthly Archives: March 2011

How To Make Your Art Your Business and Thrive Doing It

Imagine you’re an artist. You craft artifacts with your hands. You create objects that inspire and attract. Whether you paint, sketch, sculpt or blow glass – your work leaves an impression. You love the process of absorbing yourself in the … Continue reading

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10 Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

You own a small business. You work hard and you’re good at what you do. Marketing and promotion? Not really your thing. Necessary nonetheless. You notice your competition, a few of your friends, even the landscaping company you hired last … Continue reading

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Who Else Wants to Make A Living Doing What They Love?

Remember when you were a kid, and you found something you loved doing, and it was all you wanted to do – forever, all day long, day after day. Maybe it was hockey. You played hockey, watched hockey, traded hockey … Continue reading

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7 Incredibly Cool Things You Should Know About JagaSilk Teabar

Maccha green tea – whether you’re a veteran, or a curious first-timer, JagaSilk is where it’s at. A few weeks ago, I bumped into a friend at 2% Jazz. She was delighting over a green frothy drink. “Maccha latté”, she … Continue reading

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How Taking a Risk Can Change Your Life

Suppose you took a risk. You heard producers of the CBC show Dragons’ Den were in town, and you went for it. Your business is less than a year old, but you’ve got big plans – dreams even. You present … Continue reading

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