Entries by eSAXnetworking

eSAX podcast featuring leadership expert and lawyer Norman Bowley with Jarrod Goldsmith

Jarrod and Norman Bowley discuss the importance of purposeful communication for entrepreneurs while networking. Norman Bowley is a communications leadership expert who recently retired from a thirty-seven year career in Law. Norman is passionate about helping professionals to communicate well. ABOUT Norman Bowley: Lawyer, teacher, communicator. At 17, full of idealism and fresh out of […]

eSAX podcast featuring Michael Curran of the Ottawa Business Journal and Great River Media with Jarrod Goldsmith

Jarrod is joined on the phone by Michael Curran, Publisher of The Ottawa Business Journal and president of Great River Media. Michael believes that when you are at networking events with other entrepreneurs, you should focus on building relationships, try to give more than you take, and help others make connections.  ABOUT Michael Curran: Michael […]

eSAX podcast featuring Blair Kilrae of Collab Space with Jarrod Goldsmith

Jarrod is joined by Blair Kilrea, Co-Founder of Collab Space in Ottawa, Ontario. Jarrod and Blair discuss how Blair fell into entrepreneurship and has never turned back. Blair has advice for business in the start-up phase and discusses the value in collaborating and networking with other entrepreneurs. ABOUT Blair Kilrae: With a background in Technology […]

Managing expectations is essential for business networking events by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX Ottawa

When you go to a networking event you should have a plan. It’s wise to have measurable goals to achieve so you can judge if the event was beneficial! 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 […]

It’s important to share your passion when you attend business entrepreneur networking events by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX Ottawa

When attend a networking event, you need to be passionate so that other entrepreneurs will be attracted to you! When you genuinely love what you do, others will notice and be more inclined to pay attention to the vibe you give off! ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business community builder and is […]

Why you need to treat people as friends during a networking event by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX Ottawa

Treat people as friends, not as a number or potential client when you are meeting them at networking events. This is especially important when you connect with someone for the very first time. Don’t be a walking sales pitch! Focus on building a relationship and the business will follow! ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a […]

Why it’s important to research a networking event if you’re scared or shy by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX Ottawa

If you are new to networking events, or attending a new group for the first time, you can reduce your fear and have several talking points by researching the event, contacting the organizer and some other entrepreneurs who will be attending. Usually organizers of special events could use help with setting-up, or a variety of other […]

Using social media is important to help your networking skills by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX Ottawa

The next best thing to making a connection face-to-face at a networking event is to make connections through social media. Remember to tag other entrepreneurs in your posts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn etc to promote engagement! ABOUT Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business […]

Jarrod Goldsmith chatting on how he started eSAX and Sax Appeal

Jarrod Goldsmith started networking in 2011 to get gigs for his band, Sax Appeal. This podcast briefly addresses his history about moving to Ottawa, why he had to network, and how eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience) was born! Like most people, (believe it or not), Jarrod was shy, introverted and didn’t like networking events […]

How to network if you’re shy or introverted by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX

Networking for introverts. If it feels like a chore or if you are uncomfortable to get out of the house and attend networking events, try bringing another entrepreneur with you and check out the other great tips on this podcast episode by eSAX founder Jarrod Goldsmith! ABOUT  Jarrod Goldsmith: Jarrod Goldsmith is a Canadian small business […]