Start up Business

Mind Games

So… As you may know, we recently celebrated our 5th anniversary of opening the doors at H&Co. We’ve been proud to meet – and work with – many businesses, many of whom are still owned by their founder. So, that means we work closely with a...

Getting That New Car Smell…

Recently we’ve been receiving inquiries from businesses that have been in business for under 2 years. Their work is in its early days and they are very conscious of their bank balance and are trying to stay lean and mean 😊, which as an accounting...

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...

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...

In good company (Abridged)

As you know, we work with a lot of start-ups and new businesses. This is a topic which causes some confusion. So time for another public-service blog to clear it up… There’s a lot more to this, but here are the highlights. A lot of people use the...