“People of the World, Unite…”

“People of the world, unite and defeat the U.S. aggressors and all their running dogs! People of the world, be courageous, dare to fight, defy difficulties and advance wave upon wave.” – Chairman Mao I feel this is the battle cry of Burnaby politics, those of the NDP candidates and their minions running city hall. […]

Business Counseling

So you need help! The business you started last year is suddenly falling behind in revenues, the economy sucks and you don’t know what to do. Your buddy has a similar yet different problem keeping him awake at night. He has fulfillment issues and can’t fill orders fast enough creating backlogs, unhappy customers and more. […]

Critical Issues for Business Coaching

Business coaching is a ‘whole person’ development activity and can have positive outcomes for organizational change.. Business coaching is a powerful development tool, and can be beneficial for those providing the coaching (the Coach) as well as those receiving (the Client). There are many models of coaching, some may have a therapeutic angle, some with […]

Doubt Kills the Warrior

You can ask any entrepreneur reasons why they are successful. The common reason may be that they had an innovative product or service, or maybe it was terrific insight. Being in the right place at the right time may be another reason for a humble entrepreneur. When you ask them what they had to overcome […]

Business Strategies and Tax Considerations

1. Recognizing tax planning opportunities and applying basic principles of tax strategy to improve the business owner’s tax position 2. The role that taxes may play in business decisions within the life-cycle of a firm, from: a. the tax issues at start up (e.g., the choice of organizational form, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, cooperative, LLP),

Contracts used in SME business

-renting/leasing an office to secure long term pricing, secure the space for determined time -hiring a janitorial service to ensure pricing and expectations – opening a bank account as required by law -getting a credit card as required by bank -hiring subcontractors to ensure expectations and timely delivery -hiring employees (expectations and salary/working conditions) -partnership […]