NLOWE’s 20th Annual Provincial Conference Goes Local

NLOWE’s annual provincial conference, now in its 20th year, has become the premiere professional development event for women business owners in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Over the past two decades, we have witnessed the growth of women-owned businesses in our province and the development of world-class expertise right here at home. This year, we are pleased to be showcasing this homegrown talent with a full roster of local women business owners.

Drivers of Growth Action Plan: Working together for change

NLOWE’s Drivers of Growth forums resulted in an Action Plan, to be released in May, that will outline practical recommendations to shape policy and create change. It will focus on the two themes that were discussed at the economic forums: increasing the number of women in senior leadership positions, and growing the number of female-owned businesses and scaling existing companies owned by women.

Contract Negotiation: A Key to Business Success

By definition, a contract is a legally binding agreement formed between at least two parties that acts as legal proof of a transaction. Even though oral contracts are binding, it is good business practice to have all contracts in writing. A written contract can bring clarity. It’s also easier and far less expensive to prove…

Scaling Up: Tips to Grow Your Business

Do you have the type of business that can grow? Here are a few questions to ask yourself. Are you a solopreneur or an entrepreneur? Solopreneurs prefer to concentrate on doing the actual work rather than on business development and have no desire to sell. If you’re a solopreneur, scaling your business will be much…