Business Ownership

Bold & Black: Pauleanna Reid

Bold & Black: Pauleanna Reid

Name: Pauleanna Reid Business: WritersBlok Industry: Celebrity Ghostwriter and Journalist   Tanya: Let’s get right into it. You speak often enough about your path to entrepreneurship. Did you always know you wanted to be an entrepreneur? Pauleanna: Absolutely....

Bold & Black: Valrie Grant

Bold & Black: Valrie Grant

Name: Valrie Grant Business: GeoTechVision and Marlie Technology Park Industry: Technology   Tanya: So, question one - what was your path to entrepreneurship? Valrie: I kind of got there a little bit around about. I was a senior manager in government. I'm a...

How To Start An Online Business

How To Start An Online Business

So you want to learn how to start an online business? While this used to be a novel idea, most businesses are now online businesses of some sort — but unfortunately, only 16% of Canadian businesses are owned by women. And despite an increase in female-founded startups...

Bold & Black: Christine Channer Auguste

Bold & Black: Christine Channer Auguste

Name: Christine Channer Auguste Business: The Channer Group Inc. Industry: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Management Consulting   Tanya: So, what is the name of your company? Christine: My company is The Channer Group Incorporated. That is the parent. That's...

Bold & Black: Odeen Eccleston

Bold & Black: Odeen Eccleston

Name: Odeen Eccleston Business: WE Realty Inc. | The Wiltshire Group Industry:Real Estate/Construction   Tanya: I mean, we've talked about your path to entrepreneurship several times, so what was the foundation of your entrepreneurship journey? How's it going for...

Bold & Black: Cheryl Sutherland

Bold & Black: Cheryl Sutherland

Name: Cheryl Sutherland Business: PleaseNotes Goods Industry Personal Growth/ Retail   Tanya: Question numero uno, what was your path to entrepreneurship? Cheryl: My path to entrepreneurship pretty much started when I moved to California because I wanted to...

How to Grow Your Business

How to Grow Your Business

Scaling a business is no easy feat. But with the right mindset, management and method, it’s something all entrepreneurs can accomplish. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for growing a business, there are things that any business owner can do to help their...

Bold & Black: Ashley Bester-Barnett

Bold & Black: Ashley Bester-Barnett

Name: Ashley Bester-Barnett Business: Scents & Such LLC Industry: Retail/Home décor   Tanya: What is the name of your company? Ashley: Scents & Such. Essentially, it's a candle company. Tanya: Very cool. What was your path to entrepreneurship? Ashley: I...

Bold & Black: Chantal Carter

Bold & Black: Chantal Carter

Name: Chantal Carter Business: Love & Nudes Industry: Fashion/Apparel Tanya: So officially - what is Love & Nudes? Chantal: Love & Nudes is a brand that is a vessel for self-love. I developed the line of skin tone intimates in different shades of brown to...

Bold & Black: Laura Williams

Bold & Black: Laura Williams

Name: Laura Williams Businesses: Williams HR Law LLP; Williams HR Consulting, Inc. Industry: Law/ Human Resources   Tanya: So, the first question, an easy one, what is the name of your company, and what does it do? Laura: I have two companies. So, the first one...

Bold & Black: Jessica Yamoah

Bold & Black: Jessica Yamoah

Name: Jessica Yamoah Business: INNOVATE INC Industry: Technology   Tanya: All right, so what is INNOVATE INC? Jessica: INNOVATE INC provides awareness and access to underrepresented communities at the intersection of business and entrepreneurship as well as...

Bold & Black: Lily Lynch

Bold & Black: Lily Lynch

Name: Lily Lynch Business: Sankara | Online Multicultural Marketplace Industry: E-commerce/ Community Tanya: The first question - what was your path to entrepreneurship? Lily: So, my path to entrepreneurship was not necessarily expected or linear. Essentially, I...

Bold & Black: Camesha L. Jones

Bold & Black: Camesha L. Jones

Name: Camesha L. Jones Business: Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness Industry: Health + Wellness Tanya: So, question number one, a simple one, what was your path to entrepreneurship? Camesha: My path towards entrepreneurship started, I would say, maybe about six...

Bold & Black: Melody Spann-Cooper

Bold & Black: Melody Spann-Cooper

Name: Melody Spann-Cooper Business: Midway Broadcasting Corporation Industry: Radio/Media   Tanya: What was your path to entrepreneurship? How does one become the CEO of owning a media empire? Melody: So first, everybody's journey is different. So, I don't have a...

Proactive Human Resources Strategies

Proactive Human Resources Strategies

Human Resources is commonly becoming accepted as a strategic business partner, worthy of a seat at the highest levels of leadership within many organizations. With the advent of social networking, and new digital technologies, human resources specialists are now...

Building your business through social media marketing

Building your business through social media marketing

Social media is a marketing gold mine for small businesses. And understanding the nuances of each social network can help you optimize your efforts and get the most bang for your buck. The best place to start is finding out where your customers are. Each site attracts...

What do I need to know about starting a franchise?

What do I need to know about starting a franchise?

If you don’t want to start a business from scratch or buy an existing business, franchising may a good choice for you. Franchises employ over 1 million Canadians and generate approximately $68 billion in revenue every year.1 Franchising can reduce some of the risks of...

Marketing your business

Marketing your business

As a small business owner, you have a lot of day-to-day tasks, but one of the most important? Getting the word out to potential customers about your product or service. In the short video below, you'll learn a few marketing tips and tricks to help you get started.

Choosing a payment processing solution

Choosing a payment processing solution

There are a myriad of options available to business owners when it comes to payment processing solutions. This video will help you consider the steps you need to take to choose a solution that offers convenience, safety, reliability, and security to both you and your...