An Interview with Jarrod Goldsmith

What were you doing before you started your business and what inspired you to try entrepreneurship? Having played and studied the saxophone since 1987, the time was right to finally pursue it full-time in 2011.(This after a graduate degree in archaeology and changing government jobs for approximately 8 years) If there was ever a time […]

eSAX podcast featuring Riaz Sidi of Sidi.io with Jarrod Goldsmith

Jarrod Goldsmith is joined by Riaz Sidi on this episode of the eSAX Podcast. Riaz Sidi is the owner of Riaz Sidi Performance Marketing. ABOUT RIaz Sidi: With 10+ years as an accomplished, bold, and dynamic sales and marketing leader, Riaz has trained 500+ advertising professionals in 30 cities across Canada to sell online advertising to […]

How Microsoft helps my Small Business

I have been using a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 for over a year now, and I love it. I would have to say that it is the best machine that I have ever owned. I co-founded Collab Space, an Entrepreneurial Community Centre here in Ottawa Canada over a year ago, and my Pro 3 was […]

eSAX Podcast featuring Tony Snippe of Media Mall Marketing

Jarrod is joined in the studio by Tony Snippe – Co Founder of Media Mall. They talk about how Media Mall got started and more! From 2005 to 2015, Tony worked as the owner of a small but constantly evolving advertising agency. He had the opportunity to meet many new people, forge bonds, create new […]

Why enthusiasm matters when you’re networking to get sales by Jarrod Goldsmith of eSAX

Why enthusiasm matters when you are at networking events with other entrepreneurs 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 active member […]

How eSAX got started and why it brings the Ottawa entrepreneur community together via founder Jarrod Goldsmith!

How eSAX got started and why it brings the Ottawa entrepreneur community together via founder Jarrod Goldsmith! Video produced and edited by Mike Landry of Talk To The Mike

eSAX Podcast featuring serial entrepreneur Chris Castillo

Jarrod is joined in the studio with Chris Castillo from Master Entrepreneur International. Listen as they talk about what Chris enjoys about entrepreneurship and more! ABOUT: Chris Castillo is an entrepreneur, investor, author and educator. Chris is highly regarded as a Master Entrepreneur with experience in starting and growing over 10 successful businesses in different industries. Some […]

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 […]

How to Learn Names When Networking

Networking is all about dealing with people, and if you can remember people by name, half your work is done. Remembering names makes others feel as though you value them, which is exactly how you want to treat your relationship with them. Remembering names can be an especially big challenge at events such as eSAX: […]