Author Archives: Emma Zhao

6 Small Business Tips to Maximize your Potential

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6 Small Business Tips that will help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Because we know it’s HARD! Let’s first take a look at just how hard, before delving into some solutions. Yup – small businesses are everywhere. But that doesn’t mean that they always succeed. In fact, statistics show that the small business failure rate […]

Small Business Myth Busting: 7 Common Misconceptions

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Even just one small business myth, unchecked, can have a serious impact on your success as an entrepreneur. How? Well, you may unconsciously pass on this myth to your employees or customers without even realizing. And other small business myths take the form of rumours that you’ve read online or you’ve heard from other business […]

How to Support Local on your Vacation

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Whether planning a staycation or travelling abroad, it’s worth supporting local businesses in the communities you travel to. Some local businesses may have unique and artisanal souvenirs or traditional food from recipes passed down through generations. And it’s just a great way to support the local economy.  But how exactly can your contributions to small […]

Sustainable Grocery Shopping: What You Can Do to Help

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Sustainability is one of the most important issues that the world faces today. As our use of plastics increase to astronomical amounts, we are observing how our harmful use of plastics can contaminate not just our environments, but every single microbial being that inhabits it. Frankly, grocery stores are no exception to this trend. Your […]