Author: ICN

Marketing Using Social Media

The INS and OUTS of Using Social Media to Generate Revenue  Lisa McKenzie,  founder of McKenzie Moxie Media and Chief Bliss Instigator.talks with host Business Entrepreneur and Advisor Jacques Pilon and with ICN’s Entrepreneurial Interns Shaylene Johnson, Jennifer Harper and Esther Stewart about the INS and OUTS of using social media to launch  product or service and generate both awareness and revenues for their companies. Lisa is a social branding and marketing strategist . She owns McKenzie Moxie Media a boutique consulting company and is the Chief Bliss Instigator at Blissonomics.  To roundup her busy schedule she is Teacher of Social Media at Concordia...

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Coping as a Life Coach

Owning her Own Life Coaching Business  In this interview we have explored with Jessica what guided her to take the path of a “Life Coach”.  She tells us about her experiences, tragedies influencing  her life and what keeps her awake at night,. However, Jessica also enables us to discover her beacon that guides her down the path of life. She provides us insights on her personal philosophy of life, enabling her to enjoy a  healthy, positive and productive life, while helping others. Jessica Dumas President Prime Image Life Coaching...

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Introducing NIWEE

NIWEE is a program supporting Indigenous women interested in launching their business. NIWEE is a National Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Ecosystem. It provides the landscape where business ideas take root and grow with a goal of sustainability. Every element in the ecosystem contributes to the success.  Here is what Indigenous women entrepreneurs had to say Indigenous women interested in launching their small business will be provided with a 5-month holistic program at no cost to them. Participants will also benefit from having access to coaches and mentors willing to share their wisdom, specialized knowledge and experience with Indigenous women looking...

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Panel 1: National Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Ecosystem

NIWEE In the last year and a half. We have explored how Indigenous women interested in Entrepreneurship could be better supported in launching and growing their business. We’ve used mechanism such as a Concept Testing, One-On-One Consultations,  Survey, Scanning of Reports, to explore the related issues. Over time the research was brought down to one overarching question:  “What if … a collaborative Indigenous Entrepreneurial Ecosystem was created to develop, build capacity and provide better support to aspiring Indigenous women Entrepreneurs?” using Foresight methods with the help of two panels of Indigenous women entrepreneurs from across Canada we then went-on to explore the big questions and sixteen sub-questions. To hear what the panelists had to say: The First Panel discussion on the subject of creating a National Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Ecosystem was produced from the Idea Connector Network’s studio Tuesday May 17, 2018 View Panel One  Discussion in Full   Duration 1:20 hr.   TO VIEW THE SYNOPSIS  VERSION –– Duration 10:51 min TO GET A COPY OF THE FORESIGHT REPORT ––  click NIWEE Framework Report      ...

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Foresight: Framework Report for Creating a National Indigenous Entrepreneurs Ecosystem

In the last year and a half. We have explored how Indigenous women interested in Entrepreneurship could be better supported in launching and growing their business. We’ve used mechanism such as a Concept Testing, One-On-One Consultations,  Survey, Scanning of Reports, to explore the related issues. Over time the research was brought down to one overarching question:  “What if … a collaborative Indigenous Entrepreneurial Ecosystem was created to develop, build capacity and provide better support to aspiring Indigenous women Entrepreneurs?” using Foresight methods with the help of two panels of Indigenous women entrepreneurs from across Canada. TO VIEW THE RESEARCH...

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