Why Have a Contingency Plan for Your Business?

Why Have a Contingency Plan for Your Business?

With all the recent news stories and financial experts discussing the potential of an upcoming recession, it’s hard not to get a little uneasy about the future of your business. Amidst all the red signs, do you sit back and hope for the best or do you start preparing in advance? The answer is simple […]

Self-Employed? Here Are 5 Tips to Help Nail Your Taxes

Self-Employed? Here Are 5 Tips to Help Nail Your Taxes

Being your own boss has its perks, but it also comes with additional responsibilities. Taxes, being one of them, can be particularly complicated and confusing when you’re self-employed. It’s wise to talk to a professional who can help you plan, organize, and submit your forms to avoid penalties from the CRA. If you’re in need […]

Where are You in Your Entrepreneurial Life Cycle?

Where are You in Your Entrepreneurial Life Cycle?

Do you know what stage of the entrepreneurial life cycle you and your business are currently in? Most entrepreneurs have no idea, but it’s an essential business detail to consider. If you know what stage you’re at, you can use the information to determine when to push for more growth, when to keep your finances […]

4 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

4 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Business

Have you been thinking about selling your business? There are some things you should determine first before you make any decisions, or you could risk selling for the wrong reasons or the wrong price, which can jeopardize your future wealth and security. Here are four things to consider before deciding to sell your business. Is […]

6 Common Myths About the Canadian Tax System

6 Common Myths About the Canadian Tax System

No one is exempt from paying taxes in Canada! Surprisingly though, many Canadian citizens aren’t’ fully aware of how the tax system work – they have a general knowledge and know how much they are taxed – but they don’t really understand the details. Many people actually believe common myths that have been kept alive […]

Effective Ways to Advertise Your Small Business

Effective Ways to Advertise Your Small Business

Looking for a way to grow your client base and improve the revenue stream of your small business? Advertising can dramatically accelerate the success of your business, and there are many different methods and tools you can use to do so. Let us show you some practical ways to advertise your small business and obtain […]

5 Ways to Be a More Confident Workplace Leader

5 Ways to Be a More Confident Workplace Leader

Confidence is important to have no matter what line of work you’re in. It highlights your competence, your self-value, your leadership ability, and so much more. A lack of confidence means you’re stuck inside your comfort zone and afraid to look beyond it. This happens to a lot of us since it’s where we feel […]

Tips for a More Productive Summer Workplace

Tips for a More Productive Summer Workplace

Ah, the warm breeze, brighter days and packed patios lined with patrons sipping back cold refreshing beverages make summertime truly the best time of year. It can also be the worst when it comes to productivity in the workplace. With all of the temptations that come along with the improving weather, it can be challenging […]

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