Category Archives: Business Planning

Find Your Voice

It is interesting how we, as the public, have become numbed to what is happening around us.  Mass shootings, changes to tax laws affecting small business, massive hydro increases, auto insurance increases, and unnecessary spending at all levels of government. … Continue reading

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Are We Being Nice Enough?

Perhaps it seems like a silly question to ask a Canadian, given our reputation, but are we? Where we might do better is with the tourists and visitors who come to visit and take in our beautiful sights or attend … Continue reading

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Attitude!

You’ve seen them, the ones with the little black cloud above their head.  You get behind them in supermarket lines or at a kid’s fun fairs, and they want you to listen to their bitching about something that isn’t right, … Continue reading

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Business Challenges

One tends to always thinks of business challenges being associated with finances and marketing.  In reality, there are more issues that can affect a business, especially a new business. Today, technology plays a substantial role in many businesses.  If your … Continue reading

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Who’s on Your Team?

In board rooms, members of the board are generally chosen based on a set of criteria.  They may see the need to have someone with a financial background, someone with legal expertise, and others who are well connected in the … Continue reading

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Paying Attention!

Ever wonder how some businesses seem to always be on the cutting edge?  It is not really that much of a surprise.  It usually is a combination of networking and observation. Networking will connect you with the information in the … Continue reading

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What’s Up?

We live in interesting times.  Sometimes moving in two or three directions at once.  Case in point, we have a movement trying to eliminate bottled water and disposable cups, yet the coffee industry in their desire to give us convenience … Continue reading

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