Mentorship award to honour memory of Ottawa business leader Peter Stewart at eSAX

Mentorship award to honour memory of Ottawa business leader Peter Stewart BY: OBJ staff Originally published Aug 31, 2018 by the Ottawa Business Journal An Ottawa business leaders will have his name and memory honoured in a new mentorship award sponsored by numerous local organizations. The Peter Stewart Business Mentor of the Year Award will celebrate […]

eSAX Networking Ottawa: Wed Jan 6, 2016

eSAX: Networking in Ottawa Be part of history as we reshape Ottawa’s entrepreneur landscape! This event featured: Dylan Black (of Boom 99.7 FM) Master of Ceremonies; and – West Ottawa Board Of Trade – Bruce Lazenby (President/CEO – (Invest Ottawa) Special Performance by Sax Appeal! Light appetizers will be provided. eSAX is an entrepreneur networking event that encourages startups to […]

eSAX podcast featuring banking professional Stacey Pryde with Jarrod Goldsmith

Stacey Pryde joins Jarrod to talk about entrepreneurship, small business, making networking part of your marketing efforts, playing to your strengths and knowing when to ask for help. Previously a branch manager of a Meridian Credit Union in Ottawa, Ontario, she is now a brand manager of a Scotiabank location. ABOUT Stacey Pryde: Stacey is a career […]

eSAX Ottawa Networking Event: October 18, 2017

Join us for a special Chamber of Commerce appreciation event! ​Grow your business with Ottawa’s largest small business networking tradeshow! Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (5 – 10 pm) Lansdowne Park – Horticulture Building 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5J3   Featuring: The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa Chamber of […]

First time business networking tips by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX

Jarrod shares three tips for going to your first networking event. When should you arrive? Who to connect with first? How to make your first networking connection? ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is recognized as one of Ottawa’s premiere champions for […]

What business cards say about your business by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX

What are your business cards saying about your business? Some thoughts by eSAX founder Jarrod Goldsmith. ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is recognized as one of Ottawa’s premiere champions for fostering a stronger small business community. As an active member of […]

How to connect with speakers at conferences and entrepreneur networking events by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX

Tips for entrepreneurs, startup-ups and small business owners on how to connect with speakers and keynotes at networking events or conferences by Jarrod Goldsmith. ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is recognized as one of Ottawa’s premiere champions for fostering a stronger […]

eSAX Networking 101: Take Notes!

It’s important to write down notes about the conversation after meeting someone so you can follow-up appropriately! Be sure to subscribe to our eSAX YouTube channel for more great entrepreneur networking tips, tricks and best practices (http://bit.ly/eSAXYouTube). #eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience  is an entrepreneur networking community and tradeshow for small business to create […]

Making a Personal Connection Should Be Your Main Goal When Networking!

Have you ever sat down with someone and in the first few moments they’re all business. They go straight to sales. I prefer to sit and talk about life, getting to know them, their kids, their hobbies and passions. In the last 10 minutes is when business really gets done. It’s much easier to do […]