Entrepreneurship isn’t a job

By | February 4th, 2017|Entrepreneur, Startup|

When entrepreneurship becomes merely a vehicle to get our ideas into the world, we remove the mystic and perceived prestige. When I ask you: “What do you do?” And you respond with: “I am an entrepreneur.” That tells me nothing [...]

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The Biggest Mistake Startups Make

By | December 5th, 2016|Startup|

What’s your differentiator? This is a modest question loaded with the possibility of failure if not answered correctly. What makes you different than your competition? Do you know your competition? You do have competition, right? What's the biggest mistake startups [...]

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How To Validate Your Idea

By | November 29th, 2016|Startup|

Ok, so you have an idea. It's quite possible that if you're looking to start a business, and the life of an entrepreneur seems like the pinnacle of excitement for you, that ideas come often to you. But every once [...]

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Why Your Idea Is Not Special

By | November 21st, 2016|Startup|

We all believe, or want to believe, that our idea, our startup, is brilliant. That it’s going to change the way ‘X’ is forever done, however, there’s one problem.. it’s not special, and here’s why. What’s your differentiator? This is [...]

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The importance of maintaining startup corporate culture

By | November 15th, 2016|Startup|

When you are evolving a startup, you aren’t just growing a business idea. Whether you like it or not, as your ecosystem grows so does the culture that comes along with it. You may be asking why is it even [...]

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10 Steps to Executing your Ideas

By | October 31st, 2016|Startup|

As active and ambitious entrepreneurs, we like to think of ourselves as idea people. If you’ve got a million and one ideas, it’s hard to know where to start but also how to begin so can spend your time and [...]

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How to Build the Right Team

By | October 24th, 2016|Startup|

A good startup is only as good as the team behind it, and building that team can be a daunting endeavour. Imagine for a moment you and 10 of your closest friends, raising beers to cheers your conjoined success in [...]

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Why Most Startups Fail and How to Avoid it

By | October 17th, 2016|Startup|

A Startup is a noble endeavour In the world of entrepreneurship, the word “startup” almost conjure a home grown genuine feel.  With the current economic downturn in Calgary, startups seem to be more prevalent then ever right now, as laid [...]

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