11 06, 2020

Innovation Guelph partners to support Guelph-Wellington small businesses to adapt to a more digital world

2020-06-11T21:16:28+00:00June 11th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph partners to support Guelph-Wellington small businesses to adapt to a more digital world

Program will match digital marketing expertise to 5,200 small businesses, ensuring their long-term success in the post-COVID world June 11, 2020– Guelph – Innovation Guelph The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on businesses of all sizes across the country. In particular, retail-oriented main street businesses [...]

27 04, 2020

My Experience Navigating a Business Through Crisis

2020-04-27T20:19:43+00:00April 27th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on

My Experience Navigating a Business Through Crisis

Leaders Helping Leaders Panel Session // April 17, 2020 Tina Brisbin Business Owner Mambella’s Italian Kitchen Joe Canavan CEO of NEXT Canada Reda Fayek Current President of Kimitek Inc. and Past Executive of Virtek Inc. Eric Solowka Management Consultant and Former Co-CEO of [...]

24 03, 2020

Tips for Working from Home: Protecting your Security, Protecting Your Mental Health

2020-05-27T20:57:45+00:00March 24th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, News|Comments Off on Tips for Working from Home: Protecting your Security, Protecting Your Mental Health

In response to COVID-19, and as an attempt to flatten the curve, many of us are working from home. There are steps we can take to manage the risks that working offsite can present. To protect our employers, we should take security precautions; to protect our mental [...]

20 02, 2020

Addressing Entrepreneur Mental Health

2020-05-27T20:57:54+00:00February 20th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Addressing Entrepreneur Mental Health

As the co founder of Life Recovery Program (LRP), Paul Radkowski is especially in tune with the pressures of entrepreneurs. He says being a founder or entrepreneur is unique. As a noun, founder refers to the originator of something. As a verb, it means to sink or [...]

20 12, 2019

Lessons From Leaders Recap: B2B Sales in the 21st Century – What’s changed, what hasn’t?

2019-12-20T15:24:56+00:00December 20th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lessons From Leaders Recap: B2B Sales in the 21st Century – What’s changed, what hasn’t?

While the approach to B2B sales has evolved over the years, the December 2019 Lessons From Leaders panel of business leaders agreed that building relationship with customers is still a key component. One thing was abundantly clear; relying on email communication alone to reach customers is [...]

21 10, 2019

Rhyze Ventures Program is now accepting applications from women entrepreneurs!

2019-10-24T16:35:42+00:00October 21st, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, The Rhyze Project, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Ventures Program is now accepting applications from women entrepreneurs!

Have you all heard the saying, if you want to go fast, go alone; If you want to go far, go together? Innovation Guelph believes you can do both; go fast AND go together! Our Rhyze Ventures Program is now accepting applications from women entrepreneurs ready [...]

8 10, 2019

Establishing your social media voice

2019-10-24T16:35:42+00:00October 8th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education|Comments Off on Establishing your social media voice

Once your company understands the value of communicating through social media, it’s important to decide how and where you will do that. Who is your ideal customer/audience? Who may influence others to become aware of your brand? Your thorough business plan probably already includes an exercise to [...]

26 08, 2019

Part 2: How to drop the ball & say no

2019-10-24T16:35:43+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

2019-10-24T16:35:43+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?

2019-10-24T16:35:43+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 [...]