Canada’s first Trauma Healing Center opens across Canada

Edmonton PTSD

Dartmouth, Ottawa and Edmonton facilities to provide much needed care for veterans, and first responders suffering from PTSD, trauma and chronic pain The first of the Trauma Healing Centers locations successfully opened its doors in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in January 2015 and we are now excited to announce the Ottawa and Edmonton clinics opened on March 30th, 2015. Trauma Healing Centers, is a complete ... Read More »

A Unique Clothing Store With Unique Clothing

Perhaps you have heard of Brambles Ladies Boutique. It is a store in Leduc that has uniqueness, weirdness, and variety all rolled into one. The store has plenty of curious visitors who come in to check out the clothing and go out having made a purchase or two. Started over 3 years ago, Brambles Ladies Boutique won the Best New ... Read More »

Building a market on her own terms

Edmonton interior designer

Getting home owners, builders, designers and architects together – that’s a business that Nicole Bird built. RSVP Design Inc. offers unique products ranging from doors to windows to builders and home owners. The Right Choice With the right mix of having experience and contacts in the industry, and sensing a market potential, Nicole went ahead and set up RSVP Design ... Read More »

Tapping into a Franchise Market

Closet edmonton

When Canadians think of home organization and custom closets, Closets by Design is probably the first name that comes to their mind. Edmonton too has its own very own Closets by Design store. Owned by Darby Bannister, he has been successfully running it for the past 2 years. A former resident of Slave Lake, when the fires struck in 2012, ... Read More »

Edmonton Business Story – Eat Classic Italian

pazzo pazzo edmonton

If you live in Edmonton, then chances are that you’ve heard and maybe even dined at Pazzo Pazzo. It’s probably the most popular Italian restaurant in city. I finally went over there and met the owner to find out how did he cook up such a good restaurant. Pazzo Pazzo has been open for almost 11 years at 103 Avenue ... Read More »

Rebuilding a Business

Edmonton garage doors

If you need a new garage door in Edmonton, then chances are that you’ll be knocking on the door of City Custom Doors. Don’t let the name fool you, these guys only deal in garage doors and that makes them especially good at installing and servicing them. The Take Over City Custom Doors was pretty much set up before Curtis ... Read More »

A Microwave Jump-Started a Business

mortgage edmonton

The Edmonton real estate market is definitely one of the best places to be a buyer or seller. In the middle of that market, you have Collin Bruce Mortgage. Started in 2008/2009, Collin Bruce Mortgage has managed to set itself up as one of the most trusted mortgage firms in Edmonton, bringing in a large audience of home buyers. Maybe ... Read More »

Tips for Leading Coaching Discussions

Edmonton HR

Ever heard about “the sandwich technique”? No, it has nothing to do with food, but rather it’s about providing feedback to employees. Managers are often uncomfortable giving straight forward constructive feedback and use the “Sandwich” technique to “soften the blow”. The ‘sandwich technique’ is simply giving Positive Feedback -> Negative Feedback -> Positive Feedback. What are we left with? Feedback ... Read More »

3 challenges that overwhelm entrepreneurs and how to deal with them

Edmonton entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, you have to wear many hats and juggle multiple responsibilities. You probably are the director, the accountant, the marketer, the sales person and even the photocopier all rolled in one. Not able to manage all the responsibilities well is the key reason behind small businesses not flourishing as well as they should. Your product is late Startups ... Read More »

Women Empowerment: Maria Umar – Breaking the glass ceiling

Edmonton women entrepreneur

In a world where women are becoming stagnant in their careers due to personal and societal limitations, Maria Umar has exhibited the brevity and vision to break through the proverbial glass ceiling. According to her, women entrepreneurs in Pakistan find it more difficult than the rest of the world to conceive, let alone aspire to achieve, a career ladder that ... Read More »

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