Ask the Fedora: Should You Network Even If Your Business Hasn’t Launched Yet?

This week on Ask the Fedora: Should You Network Even If Your Business Hasn’t Launched Yet? Transcript: If you’re thinking of starting a business should you go to networking events? I’d say yes it’s a good idea even if you don’t have business cards, a website or even a business name yet. It’s important to […]

eSAX Networking Ottawa: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

eSAX: Networking in Ottawa eSAX Makes Networking Work! Wednesday, January 11, 2017  (17:00 – 23:00) Featuring Dylan Black (of boom 99.7 & Daytime Ottawa) Master of Ceremonies; and – The Honorable JIM WATSON (Mayor of Ottawa) – West Ottawa Board Of Trade – Dr. Bruce Firestone (Entrepreneur, Founder: Ottawa Senators) – Bob Urichuck (Speaker, Trainer, Sales Guru) […]

If You Hate Networking Watch This

Don’t write off networking if you want to do what is best to help your business succeed. If you are one of the networking “haters”, watch what Jarrod has to say to you! Transcript: You hate networking. It’s like pulling teeth trying to go to an event in order to sell your business. After many […]

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson Encouraging Greater Collaboration in the Business Community

Our collective responsibility is to do what we can to encourage business, growth, economic development and job creation.

Mastering a Great Handshake for Ottawa Networking Events

One of the most important, but often overlooked, part of successful networking is the handshake. The origins of handshakes are interesting. They were originally a sign between medieval knights (or ancient Greeks, depending on who is telling the story) to show that they were approaching each other unarmed. Handshakes have remained a way in which […]

Networking and Eye Contact

For some, eye contact can be a strange thing. It can be intimidating, or it can feel very intimate, considering the general wisdom that eyes are a “window to the soul”. Eye contact is an important type of nonverbal communication which many believe can show mood and intention, and it is an important aspect of […]

eSAX Networking and the Marketing “Rule of 7”

If you are familiar with marketing, you may have heard of the “Rule of 7” that suggests a marketing message must reach a potential customer at least 7 times before they make the decision to buy from you. Obviously that number is flexible, with some prospects buying sooner or later than the seventh communication, but […]

Some Tips To Remember Names At Networking Events

Today our #AskTheFedora offers some tips for remembering names at networking events! Transcript: You go to a networking and someone tells you their name and all of a sudden it goes right out your other ear. I’m really bad at learning someone’s name. What I try to do, (if they are wearing a name tag), I’d […]

Local Musician Champions Networking – The eSAX Story in the Ottawa Business Journal

The story of eSAX and all of the great benefits have reached far and wide here in Ottawa. So much so that Jarrod Goldsmith–the founder of eSAX–was featured in the Ottawa Business Journal. If you would like to read about the beginnings of eSAX and learn more about what we do, read the story here: […]