7 Awkward Market Questions + How to Answer Them

Originally posted on Noshitbiztips.com on May 10th.  We’ve all been there. You’ve got 2 more hours in your market day shift and it’s hitting the midday lull. Then it happens. Someone asks you the most asinine question and you just stop dead in your tracks. “How the eff do I answer that?”. Don’t worry, you…

YYC Girl Gang Hang: Azuridge High Tea

  Hey girl hey! I’m Jasmine, I’m a painter, I’m a photographer and I specialize in newborn photography. I also work full-time during the week in advertising; and balancing all these things can cause some serious burn-out. That being said, the afternoon I spent at Azuridge with the YYC Girl Gang couldn’t have come at…

When and How to Say No as a Small Business Owner

“No.” The most dreaded word that we small biz owners hate to use. Why? Because it says no to money, no to exposure and generally makes the person on the receiving end unhappy. But what happens when saying yes too many times starts to take its toll on us? Making us unhappy in the end? Last…