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IN THE HOT SEAT – Connecting Searches with Sources

Business Advice, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Increase sales, Market Positioning, Resources, Technology Aug 18, 2015 No Comments
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Meet Connections Call Centre at this months In The HOT Seat, an entrepreneurial interview series showcasing local businesses in Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler, BC. Connections is one of those special BC businesses that has quietly and consistently grown successfully over 25 years and is setting award winning standards of excellence in entrepreneurship. A family run business that now employs 20 members of staff operating across all of North America yet tucked away in beautiful Squamish, BC. Connections Call Centre was founded by Lillian Lyle in 1990 and was joined by her daughter Trish Brown only a few years later. When I visited their office one thing really stuck out right away, the commitment of care to the Connections team and extended family in the way of their clients.

CAM X award of excellence

Read on as Trish provides you with insights to the company, their solid core values and the benefits of their services as well as the secret ingredients to entrepreneurial success. Be inspired by her personal story of balancing impressive professional growth with heartfelt dedication to motherhood raising her three children. Finally learn what Connections Call Centre will be investing into and see if you can help fill their need. To download the live podcast of the interview with Trish for free from the iTunes Store, click here.

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IN THE HOT SEAT – Connecting Searchers with Sources

Business Development, Business Strategy, Resources, small biz May 28, 2015 No Comments
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The Interview Podcast Series with Local Entrepreneurs in Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler, BC

We are back with In The HOT Seat, the interview podcast series with local entrepreneurs who share tips on business leadership, showcase their products and services and actively share what they are seeking from local providers in Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler, BC. 
 
For the month of May we’ve had the chance to interview Tess Evans of HR Galaxy, a Whistler based HR Consulting firm that Tess founded at the end of 2014. During our interview we covered the business and then moved on to her insights into entrepreneurship. She has a couple of pretty unique ways of how she goes about planning her business so be prepared to learn something new. Finally she shares where she will invest over the next few months to help her grow her business. So if you are an entrepreneur looking for inspiration, HR support or an opportunity to fill Tess’s own need, then read on. To download the live podcast for free from the iTunes Store, click here. Read more »
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Marketing Planning – From Strategy to Tactical

Business Coaching, Business Planning, Business Strategy, marketing Apr 16, 2015 No Comments
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All of the steps to effective marketing planning are exciting but for me the transition from strategy to implementation is the best part. That’s when the plan comes to life, when the vision becomes reality and your desire turns into realistic, tangible actions that each will bring you closer to your strategic goals.

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The Bootstrapped Marketing Series

marketing, planning, ROI, small biz Mar 03, 2015 No Comments
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It kills me to think that entrepreneurs either waste their hard earned marketing dollars on ineffective activities or they don’t spend any time or money investing into getting their business in front of prospective new customers. So over the next little while we will jointly go through how to create a bootstrapped marketing plan and a budget that will bring you results.
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Conny’s Blog

Business Advice, Business Coaching, Finance Management, Grants Feb 19, 2015 No Comments
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Check Out These 3 Options To Save And Make

Getting help to run your small business is closer than you think. Yet mostly you struggle to find the time to make a cup of tea let alone spend hours researching the support that is out there for you. So here is a first selection of three options to review of possible eligible grant, credit and/ or award you may be eligible for:
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