eSAX Podcast featuring David Gourlay with Jarrod Goldsmith

Jarrod Goldsmith is joined by David Gourlay on this eSAX podcast episode. David’s career is characterized by a passion for people, relationships and how these establish collaboration. Starting a career in the Federal Public Service after working for three dedicated elected officials, David developed expertise on government operations and was proud to have influenced the […]

Ask the Fedora: Some Smart Networking Tips You Should Use

Today our #AskTheFedora shares some smart networking tips you should use! Transcript: My philosophy to ‘smart’ networking is when you go up to someone for the first time, please don’t just say “here’s my business card; you need me, I’m so great and I’ll make your life so much better”. No. The purpose to a smart […]

eSAX Podcast featuring Judith Cane of Money Coach Canada

Judith Cane joins Jarrod to discuss how after many years in financial services she took the parts of the job that she really loved and created her own coaching business service. Judith helps people to create new habits so they can reach their financial goals.  ABOUT Judith Cane: Imagine… a future that leaves time for […]

Mentorship award to honour memory of Ottawa business leader Peter Stewart

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 the longtime Orléans business leader’s contributions. The award will be given to a member of the newly-merged Ottawa Board of Trade who has […]

Ask the Fedora: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch Using Enthusiasm

This week on Ask the Fedora: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch Using Enthusiasm Transcript: All entrepreneurs know about the thirty second elevator pitch. What is it? When you’re starting-out a business, you need to know what you do. If you’re not comfortable talking about it yet, write it out. Start going to events and start practicing […]

Break the Ice at Networking Events

When you attend eSAX or any other Ottawa entrepreneur networking event, your goal shouldn’t be to just collect business cards. These events are the place that you are building rapport that will establish long-term relationships that lead to future opportunities for both involved parties. It takes a good deal of time and effort to cultivate, […]

eSAX podcast featuring banking professional Stacey Pryde with Jarrod Goldsmith

Stacey Pryde joins Jarrod to talk about entrepreneurship, small business, making networking part of your marketing efforts, playing to your strengths and knowing when to ask for help. Previously a branch manager of a Meridian Credit Union in Ottawa, Ontario, she is now a brand manager of a Scotiabank location. ABOUT Stacey Pryde: Stacey is a career […]

OTTAWA EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: THE MBA TOUR

The MBA Tour Ottawa Have you been considering furthering your Business education, but are unsure of where to start? There are SO many options out there to consider! Imagine having the opportunity to meet with admissions staff from all of your top school choices; an opportunity to ask questions, present yourself, and find out which […]