May 1, 2017
Many of the small business owners I talk to use spring as an opportunity to take stock of what’s working, what’s not, and what can they invest in to take the business to the next level. It’s also a time when many of us start thinking about how to balance a need to grow the […]
April 6, 2017
You’ve hired your first employee or maybe a small team. You’ve probably already figured out how much to pay them, but now what? Many of the small business owners I talk to remember having a bunch of unanswered questions: What forms do I need to collect? What information do I need from my staff member? […]
March 20, 2017
Owning a small business usually means taking on more risk than being an employee for someone else. Small business owners are keenly aware of this risk. When thinking and planning for the future, they typically get advice from an accountant and/or a lawyer. While getting this advice is great, it’s generally focused on the business […]
March 17, 2017
The #1 reason why businesses do not sell is over-valued asking prices. Being able to justify your valuation is extremely crucial, especially when you are looking to sell your business.
March 1, 2017
A Deloitte survey of Canadian business and human resources (HR) leaders indicated that culture and engagement was a top concern1. Do your employees share the same company values? Do they want to come to work? Do they know how they contribute to your business objectives?