Ida started Economic Spectrum Unlimited (ESU) in 1992 in Nova Scotia and when she relocated to Vernon, BC in 2021, started Economic Spectrum Plus (ESP) under Economic Spectrum Unlimited.
During the 30 years in business, Ida has specialized in and carried out Strategic Planning and Business Planning for businesses and non-profit organizations and has developed and delivered some 600 + workshops and training programs for businesses and unemployed people 9 including marketing, human resource development, quality customer service and network to networth. Through ESU, Ida carried out 35+ projects for the Native Council of Nova Scotia over the past 23 years including Business Planning, team building and evaluation of youth training projects, health projects, trades training and strategic planning. She has evaluated 25 projects. Ida is a Business Retention and Expansion Professional (BREP) and has facilitated several Business Retention and Expansion projects, having received An Award of Excellence from Business Retention and Expansion International (BREI) for an outstanding Business Retention and Expansion project.
Ida has managed non-profit organizations for 18 years and has served in an officer and member position on 20+ non-profit boards. To put her experience and skills to work, Ida became an International Certified Life Coach and promotes group and individual life coaching. She is an Association Manager, and with Remote work, this is far more accepted than prior to COVID. Visit www.idascott.ca to see Ida’s background to support her slogan “Lifting people, businesses and non-profit organizations to higher levels.