Halifax-based quilter and pattern designer Andrea Tsang Jackson shares how she built 3rd Story Workshop into a thriving business with multiple revenue streams while staying creatively fulfilled.
Building a successful handmade business requires a lot of work behind the scenes. From big-picture visioning and strategy down to the nitty-gritty of how to get things done day to day, these articles are your maker-biz MBA. Learn about hiring and building a strong team; make sense of contracts, copyright and everything legal; find out how to manage your money and finances; and discover tools and systems to improve productivity, handle inventory and more.
Want to reduce the taxes you pay? (Yeah, you do.) This free download will help you make sure you don’t forget to account for any of your eligible deductions.
When planning for the future of your business, it can be hard to know if the goals you’re setting are the right goals for you. These questions and free worksheet will guide you to finding goals that will help you build the small business of your dreams.
Yes, you can build your business into a job that pays — if you have the right strategy. These tips from experienced entrepreneurs will help you get there.
What is a brand anyway, and what do you need to make yours better? Creative director and agency founder Janelle Desrosiers shares her secrets to success.
Time management, creativity, finding meaning, connecting with community, making a difference and getting things done: these inspiring and useful reads cover it all.
We all pay taxes, but you might not need to pay as much as you have been. Bookkeeper Jayne Dykstra fills us in on what counts as a business expense and how — and why — to keep track of all those receipts.
What is cultural appropriation really, and why is it harmful? Here, two Indigenous educators share their expertise, plus tips on how we can all do better.
If the COVID pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the world — and our businesses — can turn upside down in an instant. In our first expert Q&A, maker and business coach Laura-Jean Bernhardson answers one member’s question of how to prepare your business for the worst-case scenario.
In their book Laziness Does Not Exist, Dr. Devon Price challenges cultural assumptions about productivity and time management. Here, we speak with them about what that might mean for your business — and your life.