My Lean Summer Office: Mixing Business with Pleasure

Work From AnyWhere for Small Business

I had lunch with an intriguing friend in Toronto yesterday.  I love this guy because we get to share conspiracy theories about american politics and gold fixing. But you don’t want to hear about that. I also love this guy because he’s everywhere. The ultimate global citizen. On a given day, he’s having lunch in […]

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The New Retirement: 5 Reasons to Start a Side Business

New Side Business Workshop Series - for people on the move

  People aged from 28 to 65 are retiring from traditional jobs and turning personal project into a business.  Welcome to the new retirement of the 21st century. According to StartUp Canada, over 1 million small businesses in Canada contribute 30% of our national GDP. Economic volatility is creating a new nation of entrepreneurs who […]

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The Battle of Virtual Offices in Ottawa: Bridgehead or Starbucks?

Finding the best of both worlds

I spend most Thursdays and Fridays in downtown Ottawa. Politics, bureaucrats, and usual suspects. Before I kick off the weekend, I like to finish off business in espresso bars. Ottawa is not yet home many single origin espressos and barista face offs. In fairness to TAN Coffee on Wilbrod Street and Illume Espresso Bar on […]

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Rethinking Innovative Workspace

Ottawa Workspace

Rethinking the way you work is to change where you work. Home can be a great place if you love your space. When working from home, we convert the dining room table into a boardroom or workspace during the day. If you are using a laptop, you will soon find yourself with sore shoulders or […]

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