Category Archives: small business

Social media and small business owners

I was contacted lately by several small business owners asking for help to start or increase their social media presence. Here’s what most of them have in common, and my point of view: 1. Consider social media another way of … Continue reading

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7 Tips That We Don’t Learn in Coaching Schools

It’s been a while since I wanted to write about this topic, noticing what I’ve been through since I’ve started my own Coaching business. It applies to having a Coaching business or any other one person business that you start … Continue reading

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From suicidal thoughts to starting her own business

I noticed that many people don’t know what to expect from coaching, or what topics they could bring into discussion. That’s why, with my client permission, I share with you her feedback after a thee months coaching relationship. Fidel to … Continue reading

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What’s in it for me?

The end of this December is also the end of my one-year mandate as the president of Romanian Business Networking Society (www.rbn-society.com). In the feedback received from a RBNS member (who’s also one of the RBNS founders), he mentioned that … Continue reading

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The Career Basket

Today I’d like to bring to your attention the Career Basket. Without getting into a discussion about financial investments, we all know that an investment basket should contain more than one fund or company to invest. Why? Because thus we … Continue reading

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12 Networking Tips for Business Owners (and not only!)

12 Networking Tips for Business Owners (and not only!) My first networking event in Canada, six years ago: I was shy, afraid of talking in English with strangers, assuming they all know each other…  Finally I’ve asked somebody what I … Continue reading

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Talking about my Canadian career path

Where are you on your path? This was my speech for the United Way fund-raising campaign 2009, talking about my Canadian career path and the impact of Centre Francophone de Toronto on my career: “Hello everyone, and Thank you for … Continue reading

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8 Ways of Looking at Procrastination and How to Avoid it

6 ways of looking at Procrastination and how to avoid it! Continue reading

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Hello world.. my first post!

I heard so much about blogging, that I became more curious about it.. first. 🙂 Then, I realized that it would be great to have a place where I can share my daily thoughts with others. Daily? Outch!!! Ok.. now … Continue reading

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