COVID-19 resources for small and medium businesses, employers and employees have been collected below to help Heart of Orléans BIA Members and Associate Members during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Please note that information is changing rapidly. The links below are intended to direct you to the most up-to-date information.
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2. My Business
Catherine Fair, Master Coach from Rhapsody Strategies is offering a free 1/2 hour chat with Heart of Orléans BIA businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rhapsody Strategies , an award winning business coaching firm based in Ottawa, has worked extensively with BIA’s and Chambers throughout Ontario. They either have in the past or are currently working with The Heart of Orléans, Barrhaven, Downtown Rideau, Kitchener and Newmarket BIA’s as well as with numerous chambers of commerce. Their work typically involves developing board-wide strategic plans along with committee-specific strategies.
Rhapsody’s coaches work with business owners in one-on-one settings to help them realize their true business and personal potential. Business owners who find that the phrase “You’re meant for more” resonates with them, are typical Rhapsody Strategies’ clients.
Is your company weathering the COVID-19 crisis? Do you need help getting your business to work in an online environment? Terradare Solutions is a local Ottawa business that provides services to clients locally and internationally. They provide automation, cloud services and creative technology solutions to help their clients increase their efficiencies through the use of technology and sound business processes. Given the current climate, businesses are having to think strategically, re-tool and pivot to ensure that their business both stays a float and provides ongoing revenue. We encourage you to reach out to Terradare for a complimentary call to find out how they might assist you with your online technology requirements i.e. setting up or refining an online store, payment processing, delivery process etc.
Back to BIA Mentorship Program – As BIA businesses start coming back to work, we would like to offer you the opportunity to mentor with an expert. We have partnered with a few local mentors who have graciously offered a 1/2 hour free consultation to interested businesses to respond to questions, offer advice and/or share resources.
Three Provincial programs you should know about:
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