April 11, 2017

Complicated Partnerships

  The beauty of most business relationships. Though come and go usually, no one gets hurt. When Avril Lavigne and Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger decided to collaborate […]
February 16, 2017
My ByWard Office

Five Design Elements Every Co-Working Space Must Have

  Although the people that generally occupy coworking spaces have much in common, a huge design mistake is forgetting that everyone within the space has their […]
August 25, 2016

Pitch Fest – Telfer School of Business

Ottawa University, MBA Program Pitch Fest Sponsored by:  My ByWard Office The Pitch Fest was an open call where 16 Start-Ups presented their business concept, and […]
June 1, 2016
MBO Reception

Eric McRae – My ByWard Office

  I want to help entrepreneurs start & grow their businesses.  All entrepreneurs, not just the ones in the tech space… The owner/operator of My ByWard […]
February 8, 2016
Ottawa Canal

Co-Working & Urban Design

A social, energetic, vibrant urban environment happens by design, not by accident. Think about the elements that go into making a great public park it’s a […]
July 11, 2015

My ByWard Office Grand Opening

Our Grand Opening happened on July 11th 2015, where the West Ottawa Board Trade hosted the new business ribbon cutting ceremony. We hosted over 90 guests […]
January 25, 2015
co-working design

Creating the Ultimate Co-Working Space

You probably won’t notice that there are no shadows in my coworking space on 78 George Street in Ottawa’s ByWard Market district. In fact, there are […]

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October 16, 2017

Entrepreneurship & Giving Back

We focus on all the things that drive our business, but also on giving back to the communities that make our business possible. I learned this […]
October 25, 2017

Building a Startup Is Like Running a Marathon

Running marathons prepared me for entrepreneurship: how to set goals you can only see in your mind, an awareness of what you are capable of and […]
November 10, 2017
business meeting

Could a Coach Help You? – A Guide to the Basics

I had an epiphany a few years ago; I started at 6:30 am got dressed and said to myself, “I am an Entrepreneur and today I […]
November 15, 2017
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Plan for the “Oh Shit” day

I had an epiphany a few years ago; I started at 6:30 am got dressed and said to myself, I am an Entrepreneur and today I […]
November 29, 2017

Understanding Relationship as an Entrepreneurs

There are three things you should consider when working with other entrepreneurs. First, start by understanding the context of the relationship and what you both hope […]
December 12, 2017

Risk and Entrepreneur goes hand in hand

Elon Musk tends to go big or go home. I’ve noticed he’s always swinging for the fences. The risk is as an entrepreneur when you do […]