Business Tips

I’m Proud of…

Every Friday we have a staff meeting and while we cover the usual business items, we always start the meeting with our prouds. What are prouds you ask? It’s a simple concept really – each week staff are asked to jot down things that they’re proud...

Beyond Beans

In the past, I’ve blogged about what we see as the main problem with “mainstream accounting”– and how we’re changing it. (See This Changes Everything Part 2 post if you’d like a reminder.) We’ve made it a mission to make sure that no business...

Furry Friends in the Workplace!

We love animals – especially our friendly pooches who frequent our workplace. So many people comment on how great it is to have dogs in the office and we couldn’t agree more! We wanted to share our thoughts on what it’s like and why we love...

Why I Thanked My Accountant

In 2013, I won the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for “Start-up of the year”. During my acceptance speech at the awards gala, I thanked a small handful of people who helped and mentored me along the way, and included among...

Would You Like Your Receipt?

We get them all the time, they end up in our car, our purse, our pocket, crumpled in a ball with coffee spilled on them, piled in a tray on your desk and used as scrap paper. It’s not until you get an audit from CRA that you really take notice of what...