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.

Is it Okay to Be Nervous at Networking Events?

Today our #AskTheFedora video looks at the fact that it is okay to be nervous at networking events! Starring: Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX and Sax Appeal. With help from Wasim from Storyline Productions and Jessica from Hewett Ripley Communications! Transcript: My favorite thing about networking is meeting someone for the first time. I can tell […]

Ask the Fedora: What Business Cards Say About Your Business

How much effort did you put into making your business cards? Did you account for how much your card represents your brand in one tiny handout? Today’s #AskTheFedora explains what your business card may be saying about you! Transcript: Congratulations on starting your new business! As a startup, you may not have much money to […]

Ask the Fedora: Starting a Business? Pay It Forward!

This week Jarrod talks about: Starting a Business? Pay It Forward! Transcript: One thing eSAX really loves to do is give-back to the business community by promoting other businesses. We love small business! This is why Jarrod Goldsmith started networking in the first place. Actually; it was to get gigs for his band Sax Appeal, […]

Networking Mistakes To Avoid

There is a lot to think about when networking, but it’s very important to make sure you don’t make any of these networking mistakes! Transcript: Some key habits to avoid at networking events are to 1) show up late. There’s nothing worse than going into a room where everyone is already sitting down because you’re […]

What’s The Purpose of a Business Card

Today our #AskTheFedora discusses the purpose of a business card. Transcript: You walk out of a networking event with 30 business cards…what do you do? After many years of trial and error, I decided to put everybody I ever met on a database. On that database, I include where I met the person, what was said, […]

Finding Inspiration On The Surface (Pro) By Nicole Darechuk of Terradare, eSAX Microsoft Blog

Finding Inspiration on the Surface (Pro) By Nicole Darechuk, Terradare Inc. Contrary to typically finding inspiration from within, I found inspiration on the surface. The Microsoft Surface that is. I have always dreamed of running my business from a beach and now it feels more like I can make it a reality with a Surface […]

Test-Driving the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 by Tony Snippe

The Microsoft Surface 4 Pro has been a device that I’ve been interested in for quite a while, and when given the opportunity to test drive it, I was very excited. My career means I am usually on the move, and my meetings very quickly jump from business oriented to creative brainstorming sessions and back […]

Jarrod Goldsmith: Pursuing A Passion For Music And Entrepreneurship, By Myriah Saulnier

Jarrod Goldsmith: Pursuing His Passion My First Feature Profile Piece as a Journalism Student By Myriah Saulnier A kiss on each cheek and a warm, delicate embrace. This is how this Montreal native will greet you whether you are his closest friend, his co-worker, an acquaintance or a stranger. When leaning out of his unusual […]