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Top Ten Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs

Running a business is difficult. Starting one with little support can be nearly impossible. Add to that family commitments and personal commitments, and you’ll quickly start to feel overwhelmed. But there is a two-word solution that most successful business owners will tell you is key to their success: time management. As a busy entrepreneur and mother of six, here are some tips on how to stay afloat: 1....


The big business behind cosmetic surgery loans

Ann Kaplan, founder and CEO of iFinance Canada, the largest lender of unsecured loans for elective surgery in the country. Need a loan for breast implants? What about a facelift, or teeth whitening? Every year thousands of women as well as a few men borrow to fund cosmetic surgeries. Often, the company making that loan is iFinance Canada Inc., the biggest provider of plastic surgery financing in the country having...


Managing your time when feeling like there aren’t enough hours in the day

Any small business person knows that wearing many hats is taxing enough, but factor in juggling the business of life – household, kids, appointments and perhaps a personal need here or there – and things can feel overwhelmingly unmanageable. Increasingly, time is our most precious resource, and despite the amazing technological strides of the last century, we haven’t found a way to stretch 24 hours any longer. So...


The best advice from ten Toronto entrepreneurs

Small Business Week, Ontario’s annual celebration of small businesses, starts today. So, in the spirit of things, we spoke with some of the GTA’s most promising small business leaders to find out the best advice they have for entrepreneurs. Jen Agg, owner of The Black Hoof, Raw Bar, and Cocktail Bar http://theblackhoof.com Advice: Learn from past experience. “Now I know what to expect when working with a plumber or...


Why Elton John Signed my Back at the Fashion Cares Gala

After we had photos taken together, I looked at Elton John and David Furnish (they were on either side of me) and said “can you guys do me a favour?” I took my Sharpie pen off the side table and said “can you sign my back?” They both did and, while Elton was signing, he said “well that’s a first.” Going back (no pun intended), I had literally flown to Korea, Paris, London, New York and Italy in the month of August...