Blogs

How Would You Like to Be Remembered?

How Would You Like to Be Remembered?

I’ll be sharing summaries of books I love and our first book is "A leaders Legacy" by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner. Most leaders want to leave a mark in their fields, to create a lasting imprint by their work being appreciated and remembered. A legacy comes...

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Strategies to Successful Cash Flow Management

Strategies to Successful Cash Flow Management

How can you predict, avoid and/or, minimize the impact of a cash emergency? Managing cash flow is every manager's or entrepreneur’s challenge, every day, every year. Keeping a close eye on daily activities and emerging industry trends can help reduce your business...

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Entrepreneurial Myths: The Truth Behind Them

Entrepreneurial Myths: The Truth Behind Them

There are typical barriers that “friends” and advisors may have put in your way if you are thinking of starting a business. These barriers are built on myths about the pitfalls and challenges which surround running your own business. We take a look at some of these...

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7 Critical Business Financing Mistakes

7 Critical Business Financing Mistakes

Business financing mistakes can be hazardous to not only your business growth but it’s survival. Avoiding certain business financing mistakes is a key component in business survival. If you start committing these business financing mistakes too often, you will greatly...

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Relationship Marketing: 10 Tips for Keeping Clients Happy

Relationship Marketing: 10 Tips for Keeping Clients Happy

You've probably heard the saying "It's easier to keep an existing customer than to get a new one." Well, it's more than just a saying, it's true. Relationship Marketing differentiates from other forms of marketing in that it recognises the long-term value of customer...

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Career Choices: What you wish you knew before college

Career Choices: What you wish you knew before college

It would seem as though the most appropriate time for a young person to consider career options is when they are embarking on the journey of choosing a college to attend. For very few lucky ones, their career options are something they have been dreaming of since they...

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Important factors to consider when changing careers

Important factors to consider when changing careers

Sometime in your life, you might decide that your current career is leading nowhere, or you might just be tired of doing the same old thing and feel that something better is waiting to be explored. Whatever your reasons for making a change in your career, it is...

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Finding Fulfillment at Midlife: The Second Chance Career

Finding Fulfillment at Midlife: The Second Chance Career

For more than twenty-years, Carla’s primary focus was working her way up the corporate ladder in the Human Resources department of a large publicly traded company. Day after day she worked hard to meet the demands of her superiors and colleagues, until one morning she...

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10 Career Change Myths

10 Career Change Myths

Career Myth #1: You can't make a living doing something you really, truly love This is the grand-daddy of career myths, the belief that you can't have a "practical" career doing something that you were passionate about. It has to be one or the other. This myth is...

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Career Choices: What you wish you knew before college

Career Choices: What you wish you knew before college

It would seem as though the most appropriate time for a young person to consider career options is when they are embarking on the journey of choosing a college to attend. For very few lucky ones, their career options are something they have been dreaming of since they...

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What’s Your Why? (good to go)

What’s Your Why? (good to go)

If you’ve started a business or thinking about it, you’re probably thinking: · “I can’t wait to get away from this awful job.” · “I just want to be home with my kids.” · “This dead-end job is going nowhere.” · “I’m tired of working crazy hours and holidays.” · “I know...

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What’s Really Holding you Back

What’s Really Holding you Back

It’s a rare business owner who—at some point—doesn’t feel stuck. Either you begin to experience burnout, or you aren’t reaching your goals and can’t seem to get past the income plateau you’ve found yourself on. It’s a normal part of being in business, but staying...

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Vision Boards: Getting Clear on your Business and Life Goals

Vision Boards: Getting Clear on your Business and Life Goals

If there’s one thing that keeps people stuck, it’s a lack of clarity. You know you want to quit your soul-sucking day job in favor of the freedom of self-employment, but you aren’t clear on the steps to take. You want to take an exotic vacation, but you aren’t sure...

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How Negative Self-Talk can destroy your financial future

How Negative Self-Talk can destroy your financial future

Today I want to talk about some mindset that can hold you back and stop you from achieving your money goals.Do you ever have these thoughts? Or do you have them 100 times a day?“I’ll never have money”“I’ve never been good with money.”“I hate budgets.”“I’ll never be a...

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3 Things Your Business Plan Must Have

3 Things Your Business Plan Must Have

Businesses of every type, products or service, need a business plan. Don’t think you can skip by on this important step because you offer a service instead of a physical product. Every business can benefit from a business plan. First Step, Focus. When you create a...

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Don’t stop short of the gold

Don’t stop short of the gold

How many times have you started out with the purest of intentions to fulfill a goal, only to find yourself quitting before you reached it? As you look back, do you imagine where you'd be today if you had accomplished it? What if you were only three steps away from...

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5 Mistakes to avoid when starting a business

5 Mistakes to avoid when starting a business

Happy Friday, Today is special for us in Ontario and we officially exit lockdown. Phew! I hope you’re out enjoying the summer but remembering to stay safe. I’ll be sharing with you some things I wish I knew before starting a business. Trust me when I say this will...

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Starting your side hustle or business

Starting your side hustle or business

● Are you thinking about setting up your own business? ● Do you have an idea for a new business but are unsure on how to proceed? ● If you have answered yes to either of these questions, then this blog could be of benefit to you. I am going to write about how to plan...

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UPSKILLING

UPSKILLING

Fact is, a lot of jobs will become obsolete in the next 10 years and many have already been replaced with the pandemic. Upskilling is incredibly beneficial for your career especially if you're considering a career progression or transition into an unfamiliar industry....

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