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 […]

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 […]

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Network with a Brand, Name, and Logo You Love

Last week we talked about your business cards, but let’s take a step back and talk this week about branding, naming, and your logo. Strong Branding Creates Strong Connections When most people hear the word branding, they think colors and graphics, but branding actually goes deeper than that. It includes logos, naming, taglines, and even […]

Pitchfest: July 11, 2018

eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience); is an entrepreneur networking community and tradeshow for small business to create connections, gain knowledge and promote regional economic collaboration among Chambers of Commerce. Events are held every 3 months (January, April, July and October); originally to coincide with the Ontario Self-Employment Benefits Program. Featuring Dylan Black (Boom 99.7 […]

Ask the Fedora: Follow Up With Everyone After a Networking Event!

This week on Ask the Fedora: Follow Up With Everyone After a Networking Event! Transcript: Welcome to another exciting episode of Ask The Fedora. I’m your host, Jarrod Goldsmith. Let’s say you’re at a networking event, but you met someone a month ago, but you forgot to follow up with them. Go up to them! Say […]

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 […]

Local Musician Champions Networking | Ottawa Business Journal

“A local musician is putting his creative touch to the concept of networking. Now, his events, dubbed eSAX (entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience) are starting to grow.” Ottawa Business Journal A local musician is putting his creative touch to the concept of networking. Now, his events, dubbed eSAX (entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience) are starting to grow. In fact, saxophonist Jarrod Goldsmith […]

The real purpose of a business card by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX entrepreneur networking Ottawa

How entrepreneurs should be using the business cards they collect at a networking event 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 […]