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What we do at Community Futures Yellowhead East
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Request on demand training on a variety of business topics for groups of six or more for your business, business group or organization, join one of our upcoming scheduled training sessions or explore our online business training offerings.
Business Coaching is one-to-one confidential support to help you work through your business challenges with a supportive professional who can help you clarify your business direction and goals from the options available.
We’re proud to be developmental funders for those who have difficulty procuring funding from traditional banking sources. Up to 90% financing available on projects between $10,000 and $150,000 for approved applicants.
Choose the button above to take our Quick Intake Quiz for funding. This 30 second quiz will tell you whether you qualify and what steps to take next if you don’t.
Choose the button above to Book an online appointment with business advisor and certified business coach, Patrysha.
Choose the button above to Book an in person appointment in our office with business advisor and certified business coach, Patrysha.
Choose the button above to access the “Do you have what it takes?” quiz – a 30 minute, yes/no quiz that reveals your odds of success in business and identifies your strengths and weaknesses as a leader.
The Latest Posts to the CFYE Blog
If you followed the link on our Facebook page to the BDC article on Anti-spam legislation coming into effect in two weeks, you may be wondering what that means for your business and whether you have to change anything to be compliant with the legislation. (Well it...read more
Your feedback could help revolutionize the business plan Fact: Businesses with a formal business plan last longer and make more than businesses without Fact: Only 35% of small business owners complete a business plan Conclusion: There has to be a better way! To...read more
Monday, April 3rd, 2017 Tuesday April 4th 2017 Wednesday, April 5th 2017 Registration is now open - Register to reserve your spot by clicking one or more of the Workshop Choices Below. All the workshops: Are free but require a $10...read more
If you're planning on growing your business in the next year, it's highly advisable to update your business plan to reflect your growing vision. Believe it or not, growing a business takes more thought than just making more sales. You could end up in a bad situation...read more
Most people look forward to December due to the holiday season and festivities. Don't get me wrong, I do too! But what has really got me excited in December over the past three years has been planning. Yeah, I know, it doesn't sound exciting, but it is! Planning, for...read more
Are you a small business owner suffering from Facebook Phobia? You know Facebook is a great idea, but you're overwhelmed by all the information out there and aren't sure where to start or where you're going to fit it into your already way too busy schedule... This 90...read more
Do you often wonder if there's something more to life and business than you're living? Do you yearn for a rock star lifestyle and wonder how a regular person like you can get there? Do you feel stuck living life without passion or purpose? If you answered yes to any...read more
Are you having a lag in productivity? Does your workforce seem stressed out and in need of a mental boost? You may be considering hiring a motivational speaker to come put some of that zip and drive back into your employees. Motivational speakers are people who are...read more
It’s been said that “no man is an island” – this couldn’t be more true when it comes to working online. Particularly when you’re working from home; it’s very easy to get into a “lone worker” mentality. Avoid this by using our networking tips to help you expand your...read more
Starting your own business can be a great way to make income and have a more flexible career. There is one big problem with being your own boss, though - you are responsible for holding yourself accountable. This means that if you're not the most disciplined and...read more
Chances are, you enjoy creating and designing websites. And in this day and age, every business needs one, and the more creative and effective, the better. You can set up your own web design business and provide a needed service while making an income. Here are a few...read more
Maybe you love to travel, or have a great deal of experience and knowledge about vacation destinations. Maybe you just like the idea of working from home and discussing the best vacation spots! These days, most people make their travel arrangements via the internet,...read more
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