Changing the World: It’s Women’s Work
Enterprising Women is an organization that brings together thought leadership from inspiring women who run their own businesses – and still find time to engage in extra-curricular activities that change the world. With a magazine, TV, foundation and annual awards ceremony Enterprising Women calls itself ‘the voice of women entrepreneurs’. The organization provides a forum…read more
Why You Should Care About BBB Accreditation
So much in the business and consumer world is new that it’s easy to forget the value provided by things that have been around for awhile. Like the Better Business Bureau. The BBB has been a source of information about business trustworthiness for more than 100 years.
The Purpose and Value of Purpose and Core Values
You may be familiar with the idea of a purpose and core values on the personal front. Heard about programs and courses delivered by the likes of Landmark, Context International, heck, even Tony Robbins? They all, in one form or another, ask simple questions like, “Why am I here?”, and “What is important to me?”,…read more
Hello Edmonton! KANDY Outdoor Flooring Welcomes New Edmonton Franchise Partner!
At just 24, Edmonton’s Dave Kennedy has already accomplished more than many do by 40. And now, he can add being awarded a KANDY Outdoor Flooring franchise to the list. “We’re very selective about who we invite to join our team,” says Kelly Niessen, KANDY Outdoor Flooring co-founder. “We look for alignment with our core…read more
Hello West Van, North Van, Squamish-Whistler, Burnaby & Port Moody!
KANDY Outdoor Flooring Welcomes Jason Blue as Franchise Partner! Jason Blue’s journey to KANDY Outdoor Flooring as a new franchise partner is very similar to route taken by co-founders Kelly and Doug Niessen. “I’ve got a condo in downtown Vancouver,” Jason explains. “I look out at Stanley Park from my living room, and I have…read more
How We Launched KANDY University
Our First Formal Franchise Training Session This week we launched the inaugural KANDY University for the new franchise partners we are welcoming aboard just as the spring season kicks off. It’s an exciting time for us all – our new partners are excited about their new business ventures, and the KANDY brand leadership is excited…read more
Watch KANDY Outdoor Flooring on Dragon’s Den!
KANDY Outdoor Flooring recently aired on Dragon’s Den on January 14, 2015! If you missed it, check us out here:read more
Dragons’ Den Selects KANDY To Air January 14, 2015
Great news! We heard from Dragons’ Den that we’ve been selected to appear in an upcoming episode of Dragons’ Den, airing Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. in NFLD) on CBC Television. KANDY’s Kelly & Doug on set of Dragons’ Den It’s a terrific Christmas gift to us all at KANDY Outdoor…read more
7 Great Apps for Your Small Business! 6 & 7 Will Surprise You!
KANDY Outdoor Flooring is a growing brand with its head office in Vancouver and a very active 1st franchise in Toronto. Whether it’s our weekly virtual leadership team meetings, our client service, interactions and communications, there are a number of apps that simply make our lives easier! 1. Google Hangouts We’ve just switched from Office/Outlook…read more
Buying A Franchise? Start Looking Close to Home
Congratulations on deciding to go into business – a franchised business. Before you spend too much time window-shopping, looking for that “perfect” idea that you’ll know when you see it, it will pay dividends to look deep inside before you look for available franchises outside. Skills and Abilities It’s important to know what you’re really good at,…read more