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December 12th, 2018

Tackle Turnover

What managers are doing to make good employees leave Turnover is a small business manager’s beast of burden. Retaining good employees is one of the biggest challenges, no matter the industry. Interestingly enough, many experts claim that good employees don’t…

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December 5th, 2018

The High Cost of Stress

According to Psychology Today: “Stress generally refers to two things: the psychological perception of pressure, on the one hand, and the body’s response to it, on the other, which involves multiple systems, from metabolism to muscles to memory. Through hormonal…

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November 28th, 2018

Self-Directed Investments

Fundamentally, there are four avenues that the average Canadian may consider over their lifetime: Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) Non-Registered Investment Account (NRIA)   The first three account types are…

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November 21st, 2018

Maintaining Safety in the Workplace

It is the owner-manager’s responsibility to ensure that the workplace is safe for employees or subcontractors. Not only does safety protect the worker from injury or death, but a consistent record of safety also lowers payment to WSIB and lessens…

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November 13th, 2018

Impending Changes to CPP

In 2018, many owner-managers across Canada chose to adjust staff levels, wages and prices when the minimum wage was increased. For many, it is still too early to determine the final impact on the corporate bottom line as a full…

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November 7th, 2018

Global Markets and Business Etiquette

It is already daunting to travel to another culture let alone feel the additional pressure of not insulting your international business partners! Lucky for all of us, the most basic of business etiquette, no matter what continent you are on…

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October 31st, 2018

New Way of Customer Buying

Consumer behaviour has undergone a facelift. The new consumer has created a new way of buying and for any business hocking its wares or services, its imperative to shape new marketing strategies to suit the new consumer buying behaviour. Some…

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October 24th, 2018

The 4-Part Successful Sales Pitch

What’s that? Another article on perfecting the sales pitch? Sure is! Much like any other area of growth, your sales pitch can always benefit from tweaks and improvements. If your business is growing, so then should your pitch! Let’s simplify,…

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October 17th, 2018

Being in Control Comes With its Own Responsibilities

Henri Fayol, a French mining engineer, published one of the first principles of management guidelines in 1914. One of the more memorable of these was this: “Control of an undertaking consists of seeing that everything is being carried out in…

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October 10th, 2018

Help Your Community, Help Your Business

No one knows better than a small business owner, the importance of community acceptance and support. Understanding the best ways to reciprocate that same support and acceptance is crucial to an entrepreneur. Small businesses filter money directly back into the…

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