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True Source of Funding in Canada

In a discussion this week with the owner of another company, I was surprised to hear the following fact: It’s easier to borrow $5 million than it is to borrow $50 thousand. In fact, if all you want is $50,000 then most lending institutions are not really interested in your business. Surprised, I went to […]

Just Say No

There’s something special about working with a small business. Whether it’s the fact that things might be handled a little more casually, or that you know every employee by name, birthday, and hobbies, it’s a little more comfortable. Nothing lasts forever, and if you’re dealing with a successful small business, then sooner or later, the […]

The Road Well Travelled

If you’ve studied any poetry, you are likely familiar with the quote below: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost The poem is an analogy for life – we can take the route that everyone else has tried, […]

Readers Respond: Questions to Ask About Your Business

Recently, I wrote about various questions to keep asking your business, and asked my readers for their take on the questions, and suggestions for additional questions. Here is an extract of what they had to say. The list was actually a fair bit longer, with over 30 additional questions. What I provide here is a […]

Managing Accounts Receivable

How can you expand your business and manage cash flow at the same time? There are a few options available.