Business Plan

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...

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...

Taking the Plunge

So, you’ve decided to be your own boss. Congratulations – seriously. People become self-employed at different stages in life, for different reasons. Some people are born entrepreneurs, who can’t imagine how terrible it would be to have a boss. For...

All I Need To Know I Learned In Grade School

Lessons in Pricing & Cash Management from a Grade School Market A few weeks ago my son Christopher’s class held a Christmas market.  Each student had to decide what they were going to sell and then make/build or create the item.  Things for sale...

From Zero to (Xero) Hero: Own your numbers!

From Zero to (Xero) Hero: Own your numbers! At Hawkins & Co., we’re proud to work with many young or start-up companies. We’re also proud to work with the Small Business Centre windsoressexsmallbusiness.com, a division of the WindsorEssex Economic...