Key Performance Indicators

To monitor how we’re doing, we track Key Performance Indicators – KPIs.  You should, too. KPIs are the operational and financial measures that will have … Read More

Robocalls

Robocalls are becoming more annoying than spam emails.  There aren’t as many of them, but they can be more intrusive.  The phone rings and arrests … Read More

Canada: a Country of Real Wealth

I spent most of July in Minaki, Ontario, on the water. That part of our country is beautiful! The air is clean and the sounds … Read More

Credit and Accomplishments

Harry S. Truman said, “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” I observed that truth from … Read More

Securing Retained Earnings

Last week’s article was about securing your shareholders loan. Now let’s focus on securing your retained earnings. The retained earnings, share capital, and shareholders loan … Read More

Secure your Shareholders Loan

Most business owners have significant investments in their companies. Often these investments are represented by shareholders loans. These loans often arose at start up or … Read More

Apprenticeship Tax Credits

Do you employ trades people or co-op students? The federal and provincial governments offer tax credits to encourage businesses to train and hire apprentices. It … Read More

The Ideal Team Player

Business book author Patrick Lencioni recently wrote The Ideal Team Player:  How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues.  I recommend it to both … Read More

September

September. My favourite month. To me it’s a new beginning. With summer over, school back in session and vacations often done, it’s back to “business”. … Read More

Four Million

Business owners who claim they can’t afford to cater to the disabled population will get an argument from David Lepofsky – he believes they can’t … Read More