Making It: Small Business Advice with Pattie Lovett-ReidThis title is a part of the series Getting Ahead Series with Pattie Lovett-Reid
Catalogue Number: CTV580
Subject: Business Studies, Career Education
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 37:00
So you're thinking about opening a small business. Becoming an entrepreneur? Investing in a franchise? It may seem glamorous and empowering but it takes a lot of hard work. How tough is it out there? Within the next 5 years, more than half of the businesses started today will be out of business.
It’s tough work, but it can be done. So, what does it take to get a business off the ground? You have to ask yourself some key questions:
- What do I do better than everyone else?
- What am I passionate about?
- Where do I have a competitive advantage?
In the segments you’re about to see, you’ll get some great advice and tips from highly respected Canadian financial guru Patti Lovett-Reid. Along with some other professionals and some successful small business owners, you’ll find out just what it takes.
- Becoming an Entrepreneur (Matthew Corrie)
- Becoming an Entrepreneur (Sean Wise)
- Making It: Small Business Success
- Dreamers Into Doers
- Marketing Your Small Business
- Franchise Basics
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