Jonathan Wade is the President of Social Delta, a social enterprise consulting company with over a decade of experience working with social entrepreneurs. He was a co-founder of the Centre for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) in Ottawa and sat for 5 years on the Board of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada. To book your meeting with Jonathan, visit his Calendly and select the HUB Ottawa option.
Experts in ResidenceImpact Hub Ottawa members have free access to regular, in-house one-on-one support opportunities with expert coaches. No need to book in advance, just show-up and get your free consultation! Please do check the weekly events calendar as changes to the schedule may occur from week to week.
Online marketing - Mondays, 12-1pmFeaturing: Stephanie Mitchell *Available remotely during regularly scheduled hours* Need advice, ideas, or inspiration for your online marketing? Come chat with Stephanie! She's not only friendly and loves helping people promote their businesses and projects... she's a marketing expert! Whether it's advertising, social media, email, websites, blogging, software/technology, etc etc... She wants to help.
Stephanie has extensive experience with startup and small business marketing. Sunnystorm Marketing is her marketing agency where she helps salons and spas to grow their client base and brand themselves online. She does this through training,education and through done-for-you marketing services.
WordPress Happiness Bar - Available on requestFeaturing: Frederic Sune *Available remotely during regularly scheduled hours* WordPress getting you down? Get your WordPress questions answered one-on-one by one of the best experts around - Hubber Frederic Sune, founder of WP Expert, is here for you. Tricky configuration or plugin driving you crazy? Thinking of using WordPress for your social enterprise, small business, or personal website but wondering if it’s a good fit? Whatever the question, our friendly WordPress Expert will make sure you leave with solutions.
Presentations with Presence - Wednesdays, 1-2pmFeaturing: Mary Houle *Available remotely during regularly scheduled hours*
Come and find out how to make your presentations shine. Whether you’re nervous about an interview preparing a speech for a hundred eager listeners, run it by Mary for some feedback. Mary Houle is a Registered Speech Pathologist who brings together speech science and the art of expression to give her professional clients skills to make sure their message is heard. Pop by and see what is going to add to your message. Maybe it’s attention to tone, rate, pausing, breath support, intonation, or the structure of your content. What is your message, and how can you ensure it’s received? Ask Mary!
Non Profit Sounding Board - Fridays, 11-12pmFeaturing: Monica Chohan *Available remotely by appointment* Sometimes, there is nothing that a non-profit leader needs more than the ear and advice of an experienced consultant who has also been on the “inside”! Whether you are a non-profit Executive Director, Board Director or staff member, an outside opinion on what keeps you up at night could be the first step to positive change for your organization. Monica is an experienced Executive Director and non-profit consultant, with expertise in strategic planning, fundraising, governance and risk management. Whatever challenge you face in these areas, a chat with Monica will help point you in the right direction.
Business, Non-profit & Personal Finance - Wednesdays, 12-1pmFeaturing: Nalisha Jagroop *Available remotely by appointment* Looking to expand or start your business, but don’t have the capital to do so? Have questions about understanding your own personal finances? Want to ensure you understand your lending choices before making a decision? Maybe you need some feed back on where to start when it comes to writing your business plan. Whatever the reason, feel free reach out to Nalisha for all your business, non-profit, and personal finance questions. Nalisha Jagroop has built her career at Alterna savings, with more than 8 years in the financial industry with extensive experience in retail and community banking. Nalisha has a love for entrepreneurship and most recently, provides support to entrepreneurs who are looking to start or expand their business. She is a subject matter expert on banking the nonprofit, and charitable sector.
Storytelling 101 - 1st and 3rd Wednesday*, 5-6pmFeaturing: Marley Lewington *Available remotely by appointment* Everyone has a story worth telling. Whether you are a business, a social enterprise, or a non-profit, you have something special to offer your community, clients, and customers. In today’s ever changing world, Marley understands the value of being able to tell your story through writing and design. She can help you create and improve your content and provide advice on art and story direction. Schedule a meeting or pop by with your materials and Marley can: Answer your communications and design questions; Review your communications and design projects; Edit writing samples and graphics; and, Provide advice to solve communications and design problems. Marley is the founder of Strategic Kindness, a creative studio that specializes in communications and branding for socially-conscious businesses, non-profits, and social enterprises. She is an entrepreneur, brand strategist, writer, and designer, who has done work for clients including CAA and The John Howard Society of Canada. Balancing her work in the government and her passion for helping others, Marley hosts the podcast Start Small Think Big and works with local clients helping them do more of the good work they do best. *Starting April 1st, 2020
Levelling Up with E-Commerce - 2nd & 4th Thursday, 2-3pmFeaturing: Krysta Roney *Available remotely during regularly scheduled hours*
Are you a Shopify merchant looking to take your business to the next level? Or perhaps you're an entrepreneur or maker looking to take your business online? Get your ecommerce questions answered by one of our very own Shopify Gurus!Krysta Roney has been with Shopify for two years and is part of a new team being built to develop a community of active merchants making more money on Shopify! Whether you are just launching your business, you’re already established, or anything in between, Krysta can help you by offering feedback, discussing your goals and helping you create strategies to reach them, and suggesting ways to optimize your business. She also hosts workshops, seminars and events at the Shopify office. Keep in touch with her at www.shopify-ottawa.com.