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Business

  1. 1. Let's Talk Business Superior North CFDC SADC Supérieur Nord
  2. 2. Who is in business ?
  3. 3. Who else is in business ?
  4. 4. So are ...
  5. 5. But ... Did you know ?
  6. 6. And what about ?
  7. 7. Business is not only about stores
  8. 8. Business is not only about Donald Trump or Bill Gates
  9. 9. Business is about selling <ul><li>a service </li></ul><ul><li>a talent </li></ul><ul><li>a skill </li></ul><ul><li>a technique </li></ul><ul><li>a product </li></ul>to clients
  10. 10. Work for Yourself or Work for Somebody Else ?
  11. 11. Work for Yourself <ul><li>YOU make the decisions </li></ul><ul><li>YOU put in the time </li></ul><ul><li>YOU reap the rewards </li></ul><ul><li>YOU take the risks </li></ul>
  12. 12. What do you need to go in business and be successful ? <ul><li>Skills and knowledge about whatever you are selling </li></ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul><ul><li>Business skills and knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookkeeping / Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Money Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What about money ? <ul><li>Good credit rating </li></ul><ul><li>Start small and grow </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives </li></ul>
  14. 14. Incentives ? <ul><li>Financial assistance to encourage you to go into business : </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan Competition ($500) (Superior North CFDC) </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Company ($1500) (Gov. of Ontario) </li></ul><ul><li>Internship ($30,000) (FedNor & NOHFC) </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Employment Benefits (SEB) ($20,000 +) </li></ul><ul><li>NOHFC $25,000 Grant for Young Entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) </li></ul>
  15. 15. A Superior Business Plan Competition <ul><li>Deadline: March 15, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Group or individual </li></ul><ul><li>Open to Grade 11 and 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Winner gets $500 at our AGM </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching provided </li></ul>
  16. 16. Summer Company <ul><li>To create your summer job </li></ul><ul><li>Worth $1500 </li></ul><ul><li>A taste of business </li></ul><ul><li>Need a business idea and </li></ul><ul><li>A business plan to apply </li></ul>
  17. 17. For More Information <ul><li>Superior North CFDC </li></ul><ul><li>7 Mill Road </li></ul><ul><li>Terrace Bay ON P0T 2W0 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://sncfdc.org </li></ul><ul><li>825-4505 or 1-888-445-9999 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Your questions and comments Thank you ! Music: New Age, Peter John Ross

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