When you are a business owner, you are the face of your organization and, like it or not, you instantly become a public figure. You hold the power to build or tear down your business’s reputation not only with your professional image but your personal one as well.
Instead of being seen as an expensive business constraint, more companies are discovering CSR as a source of opportunity, innovation, and competitive advantage. CSR is an important success factor because it demonstrates to both consumers and the public that the company’s values go beyond profit generation.
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.
Business has its share of buzzwords and none is more pervasive these days than “authenticity.” It’s not surprising. With high levels of mistrust of big business and institutions, people are feeling disillusioned and manipulated. By seeking out the authentic—what is real, genuine, original—businesses strive to connect with stakeholders to create a more honest experience. This is a worthy ideal.
Community spirit is a big part of Newfoundland and Labrador culture. Newfoundland and Labrador has a unique population distribution, with just over half of the province’s population spread across hundreds of rural communities and the other half located in St. John’s, the province’s capital. Keeping all of Newfoundland and Labrador’s communities and cities healthy and…
Contributed by: Eleanor Beaton Fierce Feminine Leadership Storytelling has officially made its way into the dictionary of business jargon. Every day, I hear from entrepreneurs who either feel like they should be telling their story, or have been told they need to tell their story. The problem is that these entrepreneurs aren’t sold on…
As an entrepreneur, you have both a business image and a personal image. And they are intertwined, whether it is intentional or not. When you’re posting content online, it may not be so easy for your customers to draw the line between personal and business.