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The Business Sisters blog posts will keep you up to date on what’s happening! Find out the back-story to our events and conferences and more – we will be featuring reflections and more from local rural women entrepreneurs.

Our New Summer “Pop-Up” Space!

Our New Summer “Pop-Up” Space!

As of yesterday, it is official! Business Sisters has a new “pop-up” space for the summer. We were so pleased to see those who came and visited for our Open House.  We encourage any who weren’t able to make it to stop by anytime! Neighbouring business owners and...

Time for gratitude & simplicity

Time for gratitude & simplicity

Note: the content of this post was first released in our bi-weekly e-Newsletter. If you want access to this content first, sign up here. In the last e-news message, I described how my spinning plates (aka all the priorities...

Are You an Acrobat Too?

Are You an Acrobat Too?

Do you ever feel like a circus acrobat performing crazy tricks while spinning plates in the air? It can be so exhausting to keep a business going — marketing, accounting, inventory (insert the long list of tasks here) — while taking care of kids or parents, or...

Are You Wasting Your Time on a Business Plan?

Are You Wasting Your Time on a Business Plan?

Most aspiring business owners waste an enormous amount of time and energy. “How do I write a Business Plan?” they ask, often after they’ve downloaded countless templates. I’ve been a business owner for 25 years. I also work with an economic development agency and run...

Entrepreneurship Myth #1: Myriam’s Story

Entrepreneurship Myth #1: Myriam’s Story

There is a myth that entrepreneurs are the hero of their business and it’s solely up to them to find all the solutions. In my first business I bought into that myth; I guarded my ideas fiercely until I felt they were “perfect,” ready for public consumption. It was an...