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Managing Accounts Receivable

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

Where Does Money Come From?

Think big. Start small.

This Week on Dragon's Den

Can you accurately guess, for each of the 8 pitches, whether there will be an offer, and, if there is an offer, how much equity will it ultimately cost, and will it be straight equity for cash, or will it have an alternate financing structure (e.g. establishing a line of credit/operating line)?

Dragon's Den Episode 5

I just finished watching the fifth episode of Dragon’s Den – if you missed it last night, you can watch it on the CBC website. Note that this article will include spoilers, so if you haven’t watched it yet, do that first. Then please come back and read this. As is usual for the show, […]

Most Common Mistakes on Dragon's Den

I’m a fan of a show here in Canada called Dragon’s Den, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of dragons hoping for an investment. The catch is that the entrepreneur must get at least as much as they are asking for, or they get nothing. The most common mistake I’ve seen, and it […]

The Best Time to Buy

When is the best time to buy something, whether it’s a stock, or something more mundane, such as a new pair of shoes? Of course, everyone knows the simple answer – buy when the price is down. The question, however, is how do you know when the price will be down, and how do you […]

Decision Making Process

In any company or business, there is a process for making decisions. It may not be a formal or rigid process, or perhaps not a very complex process, but it exists. For example, a decision to switch brands of coffee might be made by Joe, who is the one who stocks the kitchen. A decision […]

Top Reasons to Work From Home and Make It Work

There are many lists posted regarding reasons to work from home. However, many of the lists don’t consider the problems inherent in working from home, as pertains to those lists. What I will attempt to do here is list out some reasons to work from home, the potential issue with each, and how to work […]