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“Find your dolphins”

By | October 6th, 2015|Member Contributed|

“Find your dolphins” was the once piece of advice that seemed to resonate with everyone at our table. This was a metaphor used by Lisa Larter. She explained that in business, some people are sharks, and others are dolphins. “Sharks” see everyone as competition and they go for the kill. "Dolphins,” on the other hand, [...]

Member Spotlight: Donna Boruck

By | August 25th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Donna Boruck, Real Estate Agent, Buy Herself Home Buying Seminars Today's Member Spotlight belongs to Donna Boruck. Welcome to WBN Donna! 1. In 140 characters (or as a tweet) describe your business. At local seminars designed for women, BuyHerself demystifies home ownership, giving women confidence and tools to own a home on their [...]

Member Spotlight: Kyla Cullain

By | July 29th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Kyla Cullain, Next Step Transitions. 1. In one sentence, please describe your business. We’ve combined health care professionals and installation experts to help people safely stay in the home that they love. 2. What’s one thing people would be surprised to learn about you? People would be surprised to know that my husband [...]

Budgets and your brand: what’s YOUR number?

By | July 13th, 2015|Member Contributed|

No, it’s not some cheesy line from a commercial on TV. It’s my take on the topic of budgets, money, and how they affect your brand. This month's theme is planning, mindset and goals, and there's no time like July to take a step back to think about marketing and your brand. As business owners, working on [...]

Member Spotlight: Lise Patry

By | July 13th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Virtual Counsel | Patry Professional Corporation Lise Patry will be the new Vice-President for WBN in September. Check out her law practice here: patrylaw.ca 1) In 140 characters (or as a tweet) describe your business. I run a business law practice, offering over 25 years experience working with public, private and not-for-profit sector businesses. [...]

Member Spotlight: Ashley Bedding

By | July 10th, 2015|Member Contributed|

The Marketing Committee is proud to bring you this summer feature. Every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August we will feature one member. If you'd like more information, do check out the member in WBN's member directory (womensbusinessnetwork.ca/directory/). Or better yet…follow them on Twitter, or connect via LinkedIn! ----------- 1) In ONE SENTENCE describe your [...]

Marketing: making your WBN membership work!

By | May 10th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Marketing is important, regardless of the industry you are in. After all, you became a WBN member, didn’t you? And presumably, you joined this organization to meet other like-minded women, and to find the support and resources needed for your business, among others. And I’m pretty sure you joined so you could make contacts and [...]

Thoughts on National Volunteer Week

By | April 13th, 2015|Member Contributed|

April 12 to 18 marks National Volunteer Week in Canada. As  business owners, many of us that are WBN members understand the importance of volunteering and sponsorship, especially when the organization affected aligns with our values and businesses. So today I'd like to toot some horns and send some appreciation to the members of all of our [...]

Volunteering at the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies

By | December 11th, 2014|Member Contributed|

This month at WBN the theme is “making a difference” being that the holidays are just around the corner. And we’ve had some great blogs around that theme. That got me thinking about my own efforts–am I making a difference to anyone? Earlier this year one of my big questions was, “does the work I [...]

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Interview with Rebecca Page, past BYA Award Recipient

By | October 27th, 2014|Member Contributed|

This month, many of our stories and messages have centered around the Businesswoman of the Year Awards nominations. Today, we are very happy to bring you a short interview with Rebecca Page, founder of Concierge Home Services. Rebecca was the winner of the Entrepeneur category in 2012. But Rebecca has also been on the “business [...]

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