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How to Save an Ailing Company

Having worked, consulted and coached for many companies over many years, I realized that some of these companies now no longer exist. For some they were acquired by larger, more aggressive [...]

Beat the Tax with These Year-end Tips

I had an opportunity to speak with Bill Baynton of the Investor’s Group to get some basic year-end tax advice. This is what he had to say. Tax-planning should be a year round activity but even if [...]

Starting a Business? Get a Small Business Credit Card or Two

So you are about to launch your business. Congratulations! What an exciting place to be. But before you renovate your store or office space, before you get your marketing materials designed and [...]

Canadians’ Debt is Out of Control

In a prolonged interval of economic uncertainly it appears a number of Canadians are opting to ignore the red-light financial warning signs and continuing to spend well beyond their means. We’ve [...]

The Capitalist Theory

Suppose you give me $1 million with the instructions, “Invest this profitably, and I’ll pay you well.” I’m a sharp dresser – why not? So I go out onto the street and hand out stacks of bills to [...]

Toronto Youth Present Invention Tackling Water Sustainability in Toronto

Toronto high school student Fahreen Bushra, 17, was studying for a calculus test when she received an email telling her that she would be a guest on the Daily Planet. Devan Srinivasan, 13, [...]

LinkedIn Currency: The ROI of Your LinkedIn Network

Would you spend 15 minutes a day to add 35 more clients to your business a year? Let me ask you another question. If you don’t measure your results, how will you determine the ROI of your [...]

Sales Methods You Should Still Be Using in the 21st Century

Make no mistake; the world of sales is changing. Technology seems to be driving the sales vehicle in today’s society, but it’s the old school, tried and true, consultative techniques that [...]

Keeping Pace and Staying Safe in the Changing Workplace

“Working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living” For a growing number of Canadians, however, these words just don’t ring true anymore. More workers are now employed on part-time, temporary, or [...]

Keeping Your Business Resolutions Alive

It’s that time of the year – a new fiscal calendar for many and likely with it new targets, new goals and maybe even new strategies. Everyone is excited or in some cases apprehensive, while the [...]

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