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The New Normal – filling in the gaps

(UPDATES as of April 14th, 2020 in red) So…. As always, we hope everybody remains healthy. This was the week for us when things start to hit home. At H&Co, this was the week we first learned that COVID 19 has struck people we know personally. We’re...

So We Know a Little More…

So…. it’s April 1, and we had some more announcements. We assume that these are not intended to be April Fool jokes. A large caveat: The PM and his other ministers have been quite candid about the following: They’re (practically) making this stuff...

The Best & Worst of Times…

Given the events of the last week and how COVID-19 is affecting the world I wanted to put out some thoughts about how to manage your business through these unsettling times. I’ve broken this down into 3 sections… The big picture Key questions for...

Preparing for the Holidays

Now we all know that with 7 days until Christmas, the holiday crunch is on. We are frivolously booking those last minute flights, trying to wrap up shopping, for students planning our tuition payments and expecting the new purchases of our textbooks,...

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...