Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Lloyed Lobo, Boast.AI (Boast Capital)

In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Lloyed Lobo shares how his company, Boast.AI (Boast Capital), helps US & Canadian companies get R&D incentives from the government by building a network of content & founders. His company connects these businesses with the resources they need to grow their business.
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Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Shawn Freeman, Fully Managed

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Shawn Freeman, Fully Managed

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Shawn's parties are not only rockin' they also raise funds for various charties and non-profits in Calgary. Take, for example, his not-to-be-missed Stompin' Stampede party at the Dean House. It's a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Calgary that raises more and more funds each year. Other than partying, Sean has built a great Managed Service Provider business that just got acquired this January. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Alli Marshall, Strix Insights

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Alli Marshall, Strix Insights

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In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Alli tells us what graphic facilitation is all about and how it helps teams come together using visual cues. We also talk about remote work being a marathon not a sprint.  Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Cherry Lao, Citizen Best

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Cherry Lao, Citizen Best

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In this episode of Lemons-to-Lemonade, Cherry Lao talks about how she helped launch over 2000 popular Netflix shows in Thailand by changing titles and show branding to fit the cultural nuances.  Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Christine Harle, SureCall Contact Centers

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Christine Harle, SureCall Contact Centers

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Christine Harle shares her journey and the benefits in getting her company to become a certified B Corp. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social & environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit & purpose. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Dawn O'Connor, Think Productive

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Dawn O'Connor, Think Productive

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In this episode of Lemons-to-Lemonade I talked to Dawn O'Connor about how silence can be used as a productivity hack! Read on to know more. Continue Reading

Panel: How to Compassionately Lead Your Team Through Tough Times

Panel: How to Compassionately Lead Your Team Through Tough Times

Spartan Spark News

We’ve convinced some of Calgary's top trainers, leaders and managers to help entrepreneurs, managers, leaders and business owners understand how to improve compassion, communication, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, especially through tough times.  Continue Reading

Project Lemon-to-Lemonade: Mo Aladin, Montana's Restaurants

Project Lemon-to-Lemonade: Mo Aladin, Montana's Restaurants

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Here's our interview with Mo Aladin, who manages 8 Montana restaurants & 400 employees. Mo talks to us about 16 personalities and how we can use personality profiles to create better communication with clients and team members. Continue Reading


Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Johanna Bialkin, Aldea Home & Baby

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Johanna Bialkin, Aldea Home & Baby

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Johanna Bialkin has been doing a lot of digital storytelling. Over the last 15 years, she has built Aldea Home & Baby, and Covid-19 hit her brick and mortar stores hard. But she swiftly (in under 2 weeks, WOW!) moved her business online and now makes over 80% of sales online. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Chris Kerr, XA Staffing & Security

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Chris Kerr, XA Staffing & Security

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Chris' positive attitude has taken the security business and turned it into a communications business. You'll understand what I mean when you watch today's episode. We had great conversations about cart-confusion, Disney lineups, airport bathrooms and so much more. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Tony McGrath

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Tony McGrath

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Tony McGrath and I talked about when Fred Astaire came to Calgary. We also spoke about entrepreneurial passion, and that sometimes, to get out of our way, we need a #mentor who tells us what we don't want to hear... and we need to listen. Continue Reading

Spartanspark Is Top SaaS Company in Canada According to Latka Rankings

Spartanspark Is Top SaaS Company in Canada According to Latka Rankings

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Spartanspark Is Top SaaS Company in Canada according to Latka Rankings Continue Reading

We're Sharing All Our Secrets — Every Nitty-Gritty Detail

We're Sharing All Our Secrets — Every Nitty-Gritty Detail

Marketing Tutorials

A shout out to companies looking to next-level their digital marketing strategies with proven digital marketing secrets. We're ready to share, share big, and it might not cost you a cent. Check out the details here. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Vicki Knott, CEO Crux OCM

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Vicki Knott, CEO Crux OCM

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I absolutely love connecting with Vicki. She's an amazing woman who has built a business in both energy and tech (she likes challenges I guess!), and I'm honoured to call her my friend. Continue Reading

Software Update: 6:25–6.27, Timezone — Your Time or My Time?

Software Update: 6:25–6.27, Timezone — Your Time or My Time?

Software Release Notes

Software releases 6.25–6.27 saw updates to timezones (as we're supporting clients in different timezones), blog archives, Bambora payment, unified software on lead generation forms, and 2 new types of homepage options. Continue Reading

21 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Landing Page

21 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Landing Page

Marketing Tutorials

We wrote an article about the Dos & Don'ts of landing pages, and I wanted to send a shout out to CBL Institute. I absolutely love this article they wrote — it has so many great (and blunt) tips on what not to do, with examples. Check it out. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Stan Peake, Insite Performance Coaching

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Stan Peake, Insite Performance Coaching

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In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Stan recounts one of his near-death experiences and then shares three tips about self-publishing, based on his own experiences, and some of the mistakes he made with his first book. Continue Reading

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Anil Tahiliani, Matco Financial Inc

Project Lemons-to-Lemonade: Anil Tahiliani, Matco Financial Inc

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In this episode, we talk to Anil about a few new initiatives that Matco Financial has figured out to get more exposure and deliver value to their customers. Continue Reading


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