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One of our favourite things to do is to share what we’ve learned over the last ten years working with hundreds of small businesses and thousands of people.

With that in mind we’ve developed four workshops specifically designed for small business owners.  There’s no fluff in our workshops. We provide workbooks for each talk so that when you attend you can be sure that you will get specific ideas you can put to work in your business immediately. 


How to Market Your Business in Today’s Noisy Market Place

The average person is exposed to over 3000 promotional messages a day. The challenge for today’s small business owner is that 99.99% of those messages get blocked out. You need a system that helps you stand out without going broke. 

Join us of this interactive workshop where you’ll learn:

How to create a message that your customers will pay attention to
How to chose the right mediums to deliver your message
How to use traditional media, online tactics and direct strategies to reach your audience
How to budget and manage your marketing


How to Develop Your Online Presence

Google states that 87% of purchases today begin with an online search. No matter what you sell be it a product or a service, how you show up online will have a huge impact on your success. 

Join us for this interactive workshop where you’ll learn:  

The 10 things your website MUST have
How to integrate social media into your marketing and sales process
How to maximize Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
How to create a content strategy that positions you as a leader in your market
How to measure your online activity to maximize its effectiveness


The One Page Strategic Plan

Setting the right plan for your business is critical for success, but so is executing that plan. The problem is most strategic plans sit on a shelf collecting dust.  Join us for a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to develop a one page strategic plan that is easy to execute and measure. 

You will leave this workshop with a developed plan that focuses on the following:

·      How to set goals and organize your resources
·      How to differentiate your business in a crowded marketplace
·      The 5 most important elements of your business
·      How to measure your plan to ensure its success


The New Reality of Sales

As a business owner you wear many hats, but none are more important than your sales hat. Your ability to attract and persuade customers is critical to your success, but in today’s crowded and noisy environment, a new set of skills is required. 

Join us for this interactive workshop where you’ll learn: 

How to standout in your market
How to ask questions that lead to a sale
What selling skills are the most important to master today
90-day plans 

Other workshops can be developed, call us to discuss your needs.


Some of the groups we've worked with

Chamber Executives of Ontario
Brock University
Niagara College
Business Education Council (BEC)
Human Resource Association of Hamilton
International Association of Administrative Professionals
Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Tooling & Machining Association
Numerous Rotary Clubs
Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre
Norfolk District Business Development Corporation
Venture Niagara
Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce
Welland Chamber of Commerce
St. Catharines Enterprise Centre
Niagara Falls Enterprise Centre
Niagara Industrial Association
Niagara Home Builders Association
Niagara Construction Association
Hamilton Construction Association
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
Port Colborne Chamber of Commerce
Grimsby Chamber of Commerce
Job Gym
District School Board of Niagara
Sun Media

If you’re looking for a speaker for your next event, please give us a call and let’s talk.