Shannon Shields: Sewing Her Success

When the entrepreneurial spark ignites a new passion, it’s not to be ignored. I understand that well, and yet I find myself here at a crossroads of change feeling both excited for the passion-filled future and sad to say goodbye to what has been. This time, however, the new entrepreneurial spark isn’t only mine I’m […]

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Constructing Your Yellow Brick Road

The road we’re traveling isn’t always a yellow brick one with a clear path to follow. Sometimes we have to carve our own way. So much of entrepreneurship is carving your own path. However, it’s a soaring feeling when, if even for a few moments, you find yourself able to follow the yellow brick road that others […]

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Generate Leads with Social Listening

Listening tools and techniques have progressed a loooooong stretch since the days of switchboard operators and party lines. However, despite the fact that technology is improved in many ways, our listening isn’t necessarily better. In fact, in many cases, as our friend The Phone Lady would surely tell you, technology has compromised the art of listening because we […]

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Our Favourite Quotes from the 2017 Halifax Entrepreneurial Development Conference and Expo

In case you missed it, the Entrepreneurial Development Conference and Expo (EDCE) hosted its inaugural Halifax event this past weekend. It was an action packed day and a half of networking, idea sharing, and learning with more than 30 speakers and presenters, a hall full of exhibitors, and 400+ delegates. Throughout the keynotes and workshops we wrote […]

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Wired Flare at 2017 CFA Convention

Wired Flare was back this year at the 2017 Canadian Franchise Association Convention. Once again it was fantastic to connect with so many Canadian franchisors and suppiers and to hear inspiring and informative presentations to support the growtn of Canadian businesses. This year’s convention was in Niagara Falls at the Sheraton on the Falls. Such a gorgeous hotel, […]

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