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, […]

The Real Purpose of Networking

Do you ever wonder: what’s the point of networking? In this #AskTheFedora, Jarrod discusses the real purpose of networking! So many people go to networking events and they think they need to get a client by the end of this week or they want to have five clients by the end of the month. To […]

Some Good Questions To Ask At Networking Events

Today our #AskTheFedora shares some good questions to ask at networking events. Transcript: My favorite questions to ask people at networking events is anything but business. A lot of the time I’ll go up to somebody and I know they are aching to give me their business card. But I’ll play around with it a little […]

How to work from home during the COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic

“During these times of uncertainty, we have a unique opportunity (for those who are able) to work from home… [Here] are some suggestions on ways that you might be able to more adequately, and effectively, work from home if you’re not used to it” (Founder, eSAX – https://JarrodGoldsmith.ca). Subscribe to the eSAX YouTube channel for […]

How Do I Talk About My Budding Business at Networking Events?

The beginning of a new business is an exciting time. There are so many new ideas and endless possibilities, but how do you start to talk about a budding business when it’s not quite off the ground yet? One thing I’ve noticed is that people are reluctant to talk about their business ideas for a […]

eSAX podcast featuring Victoria Lennox of Startup Canada with Jarrod Goldsmith

Victoria Lennox, Co-Founder & CEO of Startup Canada joins Jarrod Goldsmith to talk about founding the organization, Canadian entrepreneurs, networking, and community. ABOUT Victoria Lennox: An entrepreneur and executive leader with a track record of designing, building, and operationalizing ecosystems, clusters, networks, and organizations, Victoria Lennox has propelled Canada onto the global stage as an […]

Good questions to ask at entrepreneur networking events by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX in Ottawa

Try this tip for asking good questions at your next networking entrepreneur event! Asking ANYTHING but business is the best way to really start developing a genuine relationship with others. 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 […]

Pitchfest – July 10, 2019

Are you a small business owner looking for resources to grow? Pitch your business for a chance to win great prize packages @eSAX Pitchfest! Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (17:00 – 22:00) Lansdowne Park, Horticulture Building 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5J3 Cost to pitch: $250 + tax (includes your admission) Note that a […]

Networking is relationship building according to Jarrod Goldsmith

Hear from Jarrod Goldsmith on the eSAX podcast on why it is so important to develop real relationships when you attend entrepreneur networking events! Subscribe to the eSAX YouTube channel for more entrepreneur networking tips and connect with us on social media! Twitter (#eSAX) / Facebook / Instagram / LinkedIn eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage […]