#CPMemories Photography Contest

#CPMemories Photography Contest

Having a fun-filled summer here in Carleton Place? Share it with us! Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to submit pictures of their favourite Carleton Place adventures from this summer. Show us a photo of you making memories in CP for a chance to...
Dealing with Angry Customers When You’re Short Staffed

Dealing with Angry Customers When You’re Short Staffed

The scene is a common one these days. Lines of people waiting to pay in a restaurant, retail establishment, or grocery store. Tempers flare. Customers yell at staff and wonder why there’s only one person checking people out. Your staff thinks, “Who needs this?” and...
50 Social Media Questions for Awesome Engagement

50 Social Media Questions for Awesome Engagement

On social media you need interaction. Without it, your content won’t get seen by your audience. Getting people to interact can be a challenge, but not anymore! Here are 50 conversation starters for your business. That’s about two months of work-week posts already done...
3 Solutions to Common Hiring Problems

3 Solutions to Common Hiring Problems

Some businesses are saying we are in the midst of a secondary pandemic. But it’s not the kind that requires masks and handwashing. No, this one is harder to control. There is a dearth of people willing (or able) to work for a multitude of reasons. Employers across the...
25 Habits of the Most Successful Business People

25 Habits of the Most Successful Business People

As we start to move towards a “new normal”  it’s a perfect time for a bit of review and introspection coupled with making new promises for the future. We are often filled with a sense of control over our destiny and a desire to begin again. If you’re...
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery

Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery

With the number of COVID infections decreasing daily across the country, people are hoping things might start to get back to normal, and we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery. No one knows for sure when recovery will begin. In the meantime,...