"I've always been a bit of a story teller like everybody from Petty Harbour – certainly all the Doyles from Petty Harbour." Even so, Alan Thomas Doyle never dreamed he'd be an author until he met with the folks at Random [more…]
How is it possible that a region of only 30,000 people can contribute millions, maybe even billions, to provincial coffers annually, but doesn't have a fully paved highway? Or reliable high speed internet access? [more…]
How is it possible that a region of only 30,000 people can contribute millions, maybe even billions, to provincial coffers annually, but doesn't have a fully paved highway? Or reliable high speed internet access? [more…]
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1. Create an "Employment Brand": Stephen Pamenter, a partner at Halifax-based Snow Recruit, a boutique search firm, says small businesses must first build a strong foundation for their recruiting efforts. [more…]

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Super Start Up Program Blogs

100 Men Who Give A Damn! - NL
  • The Quiet Calm of Summer
    It has been pretty quiet since our last blog post given the natural cycle of our quarterly meeting schedule. We received contributions from 104 members after our first meeting which ...
TOWN content & commerce
  • Mentoring Magic
    Yesterday I spent the day with my mentor and her team in Halifax, at their head office. Some of the best conversations I’ve had in business have been while travelling ...
 
Pelorus
  • Getting Back to Work
    First of all, I would like to say that us here at Pelorus are extremely excited to be selected as part of the Super Start-Up Program. We are looking forward ...
The Om Centre
  • Staying Grounded in the Summer Heat
    The whole concept of starting a business is both exhilarating and terrifying. Visions of how the business will look dance in my head each time I imagine how it’s all ...
 
SEPT/OCT 2014