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January 20, 2022

Top Ten Venture Capital Funds For Female Founders

It’s hardly news that female founders don’t do as well as their male counterparts when it comes to raising capital. There are many reasons for this, […]
November 22, 2021

Success Stories: In the true spirit of entrepreneurship, Sam Hickson is a fearless and inspiring innovator

Sometimes the best time to start a business is when you are left with few other choices. Rather than seeing her Covid-related redundancy as a tragedy, […]
November 10, 2021

Success Stories: Lisa’s mentoring partnership gave her a fresh lens and new market opportunities

Lisa Skaife (yes sister of five-time champion of the V8 Supercar Championship Series Mark Skaife) has created an innovative product that is keeping kids safe on […]
October 22, 2021

Why is Personality Important When Recruiting New Employees?

Rare Birds Mentor Nevine Neill says that assessing cognitive ability and personality is 78% accurate in predicting job performance compared to job experience alone at 16%. […]
September 27, 2021

Meet the Mentor: Athena Zolis

A serial entrepreneur, Athena has learned many lessons along the way, including the importance of avoiding potential pitfalls by surrounding yourself with people who have walked […]
September 2, 2021

People and Ideas Connected: support for First Nations business owners

American Express is partnering with Inspiring Rare Birds to provide 20 Supply Nation Certified businesses a 12-month program called First Nations Business Growth. Accelerator program provides […]
April 17, 2020

What is the best way to lead virtual teams?

Many workers who are currently in forced isolation may choose to work from home indefinitely. What will that mean for leaders leading virtual teams? Researchers Dr […]
April 27, 2020

Mentoring in the Workplace: why you should hire external mentors to develop your leadership team

These days, instead of finding programs for mentoring in the workplace, successful and aspiring business leaders look to mentors like an athlete engaging a coach. They […]
May 21, 2020

5 Win-Win Employee Retention Strategies

As the workforce evolves to embrace working from home as the new normal, business owners are looking for employee retention strategies that will enable them to […]
July 8, 2020

What are the essential characteristics of an entrepreneur?

What personality is best suited for entrepreneurship? It takes a special kind of person to be an entrepreneur – to take an idea and turn it […]

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