The West Prince Entrepreneurship Forum, hosted by CBDC West Prince Ventures, was recently held in O’Leary.
Maxine Rennie, Executive Director, CBDC-West Prince Ventures, says their role is to assist entrepreneurs start or expand a business.
During the forum, motivational speaker Buhle Dlamini, CEO of Mindgro Consulting Ltd. in Nova Scotia, advised entrepreneurs to unleash their greatness with the following tips:
- Pursue excellence
- Live your values
- Unleash a winning attitude
- Create your future
- Know your talent
- Understand why you want to do what you do
“Don’t spend time trying to be someone else or offering the same product or service as someone else. Being original will set you apart and make your product or service stand out. We work up to 90,000 hours in our lifetime, so it’s important to live your values in business and work.
“Entrepreneurship is not a walk in the park. It is rewarding but challenging, and your attitude will determine if you will succeed.”
If you are looking to start or expand your business, contact CBDC. There are many avenues of support with financing, training, and counselling.
For more information, call 902-853-3636, visit the Rural Action Centre, 455 Main Street, Alberton. Visit www.cbdc.ca.