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, Associate Vice President of the Employment & Training Services at the St. Clair College Employment Centre. St. Clair College Employment Centre provides job search assistance and personalized services to the public. It helps job seekers assess skills and experience, connects with employers, finds work and starts on the path to skills training.
Karen also suggests visiting the following websites for information and assistance in the planning and opening your own small 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: