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YES! Vancouver Philanthropy Workshop

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Y.E.S! Vancouver (Young Executives for Success) is hosting a workshop March 23rd featuring panelists that will discuss how philanthropy fits into their lives. Stand Up! Leveraging Business Knowledge & Personal Passions Panelists include Chris Breikss of 6S Marketing Inc., Heather White of 2020 Communications, Judy Brooks of Blo, and philanthropic leader Matt Hill of Run […]

I Wrote a Book

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Amazon.ca Widgets Last year was a very busy year for me. It was the first full year of our business (sixty4media), I did a lot of traveling, and I also wrote a book with my co-author Eric Butow in California. Yes, I wrote a book which is now available in e-book and paperback format (published […]

Dragons' Den: Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods

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Tomorrow the CBC show Dragons’ Den will see contestants from BC take the floor to pitch their business idea to the Dragons. Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods is a local company run by (you guessed it) sisters Marsha Simons, Salli Pateman and Joanna Spady. Their business produces all natural products such as granola, chili and sauces […]

Disclosure Statements for Bloggers

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Unless properly disclosed, motivation for reviews on blogs has sometimes been a mystery to the unfamiliar reader. Was the author paid? Did they simply feel moved to write based on their enjoyment a restaurant or product? Thanks to the CMP.ly service, bloggers and Tweeters now have an instant and easy-to-share way to add a disclosure […]

Beyond Pink 2009 – Young Women in Business

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Update November 13 & 14 2009: I will be updating this post throughout the day featuring info and photos from Beyond Pink The Young Women in Business are presenting their 2nd Beyond Pink conference this coming weekend. Beyond Pink is a 2-day conference with speakers, panels, a tradeshow on Friday night and a gala party […]

Savvy Mom Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2009

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The Savvy Mom Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes outstanding women in business who also just happen to be mothers. Since 2008, I have been a business owner. I am customer service, marketing, sales, accounting and development rolled into one. However, imagining someone who can manage all of that (and more) on top of being […]