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Your Small Business Is Not Uber

Your Small Business Is Not Uber

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the impact on many small businesses has been devastating, especially when it comes to cash flow. I was watching the business news and I saw the CEO of Uber being interviewed about how he is dealing with the outbreak of Covid-19...

5 Ways to Immunize Your Business against Pandemics

5 Ways to Immunize Your Business against Pandemics

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, there have been a lot of serious concerns about the impact the virus will have on the bottom line of many franchise or bricks and mortar retail businesses. In particular, the effect the outbreak will have on the supply chain....

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

In the last few months, I have seen the closure of a few well-known branded and smaller retail stores. Across the headlines, we are hearing about the retail apocalypse. If you have been in the malls you will notice that some familiar stores have closed out. On the...

3 Things to Consider When Buying a Franchise

3 Things to Consider When Buying a Franchise

Making the decision to get into business ownership is an important one. Choosing the right franchise that will work for you is equally important. Franchising is a reliable business model. However, not all franchises are created equally. When you are considering buying...

A Franchise is not an ATM

A Franchise is not an ATM

Buying a franchise is ideal for someone who wants to get into business. If you have the entrepreneurial spirit, purchasing a franchise is a great place to start. The business model of Franchising works because you have a proven system, a proven plan and often a proven...

Live Events are Trending in 2020

Live Events are Trending in 2020

As entrepreneurs, we spend a lot of time in our homes working alone. We are often working in our business but not in our business. Last week I spent an entire week in Ottawa Ontario. I was there for a two-day conference. I went early so that I could meet with my coach...

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

What Small Business Can Learn From Luxury Brands?

Our customer is the boss of us. They determine our profits and how much sales we bring into our business, and that’s the reason customer service is so important. Customer service is the act of taking care of the customer's needs by providing and delivering...

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

Is Your Accountant Entrepreneurial?

As the saying goes, there are only two things that are certain-death and taxes. As a result, Accountants are highly desired professionals. After all, everyone has to file personal or business taxes. When you think about hiring an accountant, we often look at top level...

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

7 Reasons to Buy an Existing Franchise

Entrepreneurs who are looking to getting into a franchise often look at building a new store in a new location. The shiny new store feel and the optimism of being the first owner in a particular area are some of the reasons most people prefer getting into a new...

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