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BizBeat Spotlights 2011-2014

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December 2014

Georgia Lloyd: At Home in the Business of Caring

By Kiana Riego


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November 2014

Suzanne Bachur: Are Leaders Born or Made?

By Kian Riego

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Are leaders born or made? Some people believe that leadership is a quality that we are either born with, or aren’t. But with hard work and determination anything is possible, and Suzanne Bachur is the perfect example of this.



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October 2014

A 360 Degree Look into the Design of a Successful Business Partnership

By Kian Riego

Design 360 business partners Keri Koch and Melissa Cummings enter their ninth year as business partners and are here to share with you their journey and advice to a happy and successful business partnership.

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September 2014

Lori Kennedy: Staying True to Your Roots While Reeling in The Big Fish

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By Kaitlyn Phillips 

Throughout the past 30 years, Lori Kennedy has built Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd. into an international business success story. Find out how she was able to prosper in the fishing industry as an innovative business leader, while also keeping her company close to home.

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August 2014

Natalie Frederick-Wilson: Dream Big, Train Bigger

By Kaitlyn Phillips

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A few years ago, Natalie Frederick-Wilson could not have envisioned herself as the owner of House of Auto Details, but when the idea began to take form, she knew she had to see it to completion. After seeking out the very best training in North America, Natalie was able to take that idea all the way: read all about it here.



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July 2014

Steff Adair: Use Your Passion, Fill a Need

By Kaitlyn Phillips

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June 2014

Shelley LeBrun: All the Right Reasons

By Kaitlyn Phillips

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For Shelley LeBrun, helping others is always the main goal whether it be through providing small business advice to customers, community outreach projects, or personal volunteering initiatives. Find out here how she makes a difference for many individuals.



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May 2014

Victoria Foulger: Passion Success and the 70 Per Cent Rule

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By Emma Geldart

Over a decade ago, Victoria Foulger made a decision to end her career in nursing and move halfway around the world to begin a new life as an entrepreneur. This fall, she will bring her hugely popular Italian café, Pavia, to the new Halifax Central Library. Here, the secret to her success.


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April 2014

Shelly Simpson-Mckay: The Key to Survival

By Emma Geldart

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March 2014

No Small Job: Tammy Buchanan's Triumph in the Trades

By Emma Geldart

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February 2014

Katelyn Bourgoin: Swap to the Top

By Emma Geldart

Katelyn Bourgoin has created what may be the next big internet sensation – one that could help skill-rich, cash-poor entrepreneurs rise to the top.

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January 2014

Mildered Royer: All the Right Questions

Mildred Royer, president of Royer Thompson Human Resource Consulting, says grilling your mentors and asking tough questions about staff and leadership roles within your organization can make or break its success.

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By Jennifer-Mwambi-Kabongo


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December 2013

Pam Steeter: Attaining Success Through Innovation

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Pam Streeter, Director of Creative Kids and Birch Hill Academy, explains how her leading-edge literacy program resulted in major achievements for her business  

 


By Jennifer Mwambi-Kabongo


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November 2013

Jennifer Stewart: Turning Connections into Clients

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Jennifer Stewart of JAS Potential explains how networking helped pave her way to entrepreneurial success.

By Jennifer Mwambi-Kabongo



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October 2013

Spelling Niche Market Success

Sarah Arnold and Eryn Steele of Halifax Learning on merging entrepreneurship with specialized education and a locally designed spelling program that's changing lives.

By Jennifer Mwambi-Kabongo


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October 2013

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The story of Evelyn Staples; Mom, Chocolatier, Entrepreneur.

By Danielle Russell





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August 2013

Dalene Allen: Finding Your Brand Voice

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Image consultant Dalene Allen on personal branding, and how to ensure your style is conveying the right message.

By Janna MacGregor

    

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July 2013

Brenda Fair: Fairwinds & the Future of Your Business

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By Danielle Russell



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June 2013

Amanda Kincaid: Get in Line

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How Amanda Kincaid’s Line Magazine is changing the perception of fashion in Atlantic Canada

By Danielle Russell

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May 2013

Tasha Richard: Building Your Platform

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Tasha Richard on the business of necessity and finding your niche.

By Janna MacGregor





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April 2013

Mary Jane Copps: Dialing into Communication

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By Chelsea Hill


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March 2013

Emily Forrest: A True Taste of Halifax

A Walking Tour of Local Tastes Through Entrepreneurship

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By Chelsea Hill


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February 2013 

Kristy O'leary: The Future Lies in Passionate Hands

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Kristy O’Leary on the importance of better options in advertising


By Chelsea Hill



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January 2013

An Hovey: Tweet Your Way to Success

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By Chelsea Hill

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December 2012

Frances Leary: When Opportunity Knocks, Successful Women Answer

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By Kelsey MacDonald



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November 2012

Laurie Dolhan: Connecting Keys to Success

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By Kelsey MacDonald


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October 2012

Kelly Johnstone: Adding Up To Business Success

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By Kelsey MacDonald


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September 2012

Tanya Clark: Quality Growth

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Patty Howard: Mixing Passion and Success is Icing on the Cake

By Megan Greendale



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Joanna Schmidt: Leading Your Way To Success

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March 2012

Crystal Saulnier: Beating the Winter Business Blues

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Sheila Nunn: Growing on Your Own Terms 

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January 2012

Does Your Business Have a New Year's Resolution to Travel the World?

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December 2011

Growing Together: Watch Us Grow 2011

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December 2011

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By Melanie MacDonald

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December 2011

Tammy Flynn: Adapting Business to the Holidays

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By Melanie MacDonald


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