decisions

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...

A Working Millennial

“No one else knows exactly what the future holds for you, no one else knows what obstacles you’ve overcome to be where you are so don’t expect others to feel as passionate about your dreams as you do.” Germany Kent is an American print and television...

Become an Accountant, See the World!

Over the Xmas period, we did our usual round of social events – eating too much food, catching up with old friends, and meeting new people at these gatherings. For some reason, this year, I was asked more often than usual: “How did you, born near...

Business Valuations

What’s it worth? As you know, we work with many business owners who are in the early years of their businesses. Quite often, their growth involves buying a business – or at least some equipment and maybe a book of clients – from a retiring business...

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...