26 08, 2019

Part 2: How to drop the ball & say no

2019-08-26T14:11:47+00:00August 26th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Part 2: How to drop the ball & say no

For many entrepreneurs, saying yes can easily become a bad habit they just can’t shake. But as we established in part one of this series, saying no isn’t always a bad thing – in fact it can often be a crucial contributor to your success.  Still, while you may [...]

21 08, 2019

Top 5 Most Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

2019-08-28T18:38:50+00:00August 21st, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Most Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

We wondered what quotes our IG mentors have found most inspirational – and they didn’t disappoint. We hope at least one of the following quotes will provide you with inspiration!  Change is inevitable, growth is optional  ~John C. Maxwell [...]

7 08, 2019

What are people saying about the Workshop@IG?

2019-08-07T19:59:41+00:00August 7th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are people saying about the Workshop@IG?

Visitors at IG’s grand opening were visibly impressed with our new colocation space that promotes shared energy and shared values in a colocation community. The Workshop@IG fosters collision, connection, cross-pollination, collaboration and community with a supportive culture of innovation and diversity.The bright, inviting space is made [...]

26 07, 2019

Carbon Tax Rebates for SMEs – What the Rebate Means to You

2019-07-26T18:54:43+00:00July 26th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, GoodBizGuelph, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Carbon Tax Rebates for SMEs – What the Rebate Means to You

On July 22, MP Lloyd Longfield shared a press release  in response to an announcement by the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, that highlighted the application stream for SME projects related to the Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF) will be open for [...]

23 07, 2019

Top 5 Most Recommended Websites for Entrepreneurs

2019-07-23T13:20:28+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Most Recommended Websites for Entrepreneurs

Once again, we’ve leaned on our IG Mentors for their recommendations. We asked what websites they most often recommend to clients. Here are their recommendations, in no particular order.  1. Strategyzer https://www.strategyzer.com/ “Over 5 million people use our Business Model [...]

2 07, 2019

Why you should say no!

2019-07-02T20:56:46+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why you should say no!

With life's swift cadence, we are constantly pressured to accomplish as many tasks, make as many contacts and close as many sales as humanly possible, taking on every opportunity that comes our way. The word ‘no’ quickly becomes dusty and forgotten. While multitasking and keeping options open [...]

10 06, 2019

Lessons From Leaders Recap: Integrating Social Responsibility Drives the Bottom Line

2019-06-10T21:09:46+00:00June 10th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Featured Event|Comments Off on Lessons From Leaders Recap: Integrating Social Responsibility Drives the Bottom Line

Ever heard of brand democracy or conscious capitalism? It’s the idea that consumers elect brands as enablers of social change by giving them their business. And the reason it’s a big deal – or that it even exists at all – is because consumers increasingly care [...]

31 05, 2019

Could coworking be right for you?

2019-05-31T21:25:33+00:00May 31st, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, GoodBizGuelph, News|Comments Off on Could coworking be right for you?

Whether you are a first time founder, serial entrepreneur, remote worker, side-gigger or freelancer, coworking spaces offer a flexible working environment with varying service levels and, perhaps more importantly, community. With the gig-economy leading to less traditional office settings and more temporary assignments, people may find themselves [...]

29 05, 2019

Top 10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

2019-05-30T12:36:52+00:00May 29th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Innovation Guelph’s mentors have an unparalleled breadth of knowledge and experience. They’ve dedicated themselves to fostering innovation and supporting IG clients to start, grow and thrive! Recently we took a seat at the table with them and asked what books they recommend all entrepreneurs read. Titles [...]

22 04, 2019

Social Good: Do your priorities include people and planet?

2019-04-22T15:05:39+00:00April 22nd, 2019|B Corp Bootcamp, Entrepreneur Education, GoodBizGuelph, Sustainability|Comments Off on Social Good: Do your priorities include people and planet?

For some business owners and entrepreneurs, social good is part of their DNA and woven into the fabric, culture and decision-making process from the start. However, that isn’t always the case. When you’re knee-deep in the tactics of getting your business idea off the ground, social good [...]