Tips from the Experts

Were you unable to attend our Building Better Business Speaker Series sessions? We’re bringing some of that information to you here on this website. Click below to access some of the valuable information provided at some of our sessions.

Session 1
Greg Schinkel – What Great Leaders Know
Check out Greg’s website for some great information about improving your leadership skills.

Session 2
Karen Gill-Gore – Considering Self-Employment?
Karen, Manager of the Self-Employment Assistance Program, provided a great deal of valuable information on all aspects of starting a business.

Session 3
Kay Douglas – Growing Your Brand
As president of Douglas Marketing Group, Kay has a great deal of experience in the marketing and branding of business ventures.

Session 4
Michel Brassard – Joint Ventures: A World of Opportunity for the Taking
Michel has participated in a variety of business ventures throughout the years and has gained much valuable experience in doing so. His presentation outlined how engaging in a joint venture with another business can help to create a successful outcome for all involved.

Session 5
Jake Rondot – Sales for Small Business
As Managing Director of Human Kinetics Publishing and Chairman of the Walkerville BIA, Jake has enjoyed the opportunity to develop strong skills in the area of sales. In his session provided many tips and suggestions on how other small businesses could improve sales.

Session 6
Yvonne Pilon – Learn to Network
As Director of Programs and Communications, Yvonne has had much experience. She offers the following tips for a successful and meaningful networking experience: