Apps: Connecting With Your Clients

In today's day and age, smartphones are more prevalent than they've ever been. One need only take a look at the people around them as they go about their day to see countless Blackberries, iPhones, and one of...

Celebrate Your Independence

First of all, let us start off by saying a very happy Independence Day to all of our American friends and readers out there! Hopefully you're all out enjoying the fine July weather, a barbecue, and some of...

Contracts: Protect Yourself and Your Business

In the old days, things were a lot simpler. Coming to terms on an agreement was as simple as a handshake and giving your word, and in most cases, people stuck to it. Regrettably, those days are long...

Building Your Team

Starting, building, and managing a business may be your best chance to earn a real return on your investment, but it’s no cakewalk. The small business failure rate is substantial – in fact, on average only 29% of...

The Importance of Holidays

It's just about that time of year again, when the vast majority of 9-5ers in North America get the day off (with pay) to relax, spend time with their families, enjoy some fun activities (like barbecuing or fireworks)...

Separating Business and Personal

There's yet another old saying, that goes "never mix business and personal." While I don't one hundred percent agree with the statement, there are times when it's not necessarily in the best interests of your business to mix...

Who Do YOU Want To Work For?

In an uncertain economy plagued by unemployment and insecurity, the idea of working for yourself can seem as appealing - and remote - as winning the lottery. How do you get started? What kind of work can you...

Launch!

You've crunched the numbers. You've fine tuned your product. Every i has been dotted, every t crossed. Every conceivable thing you can think of has been taken care of. You've planned, you've budgeted, you've built your team, your...

Proper Presentation = Profit

Many of you will probably remember making presentations from school, or worse, your time as a 9-5er. They're awkward, uncomfortable, nerve-wracking experiences. They're also essential to success. There will come a time, regardless of your business, where you...

When It Rains….

As I've become so fond of saying on this blog, there's an old saying. "When it rains, it pours." Anyone who's ever, well, lived, knows this is true. When things go wrong, things tend to go really wrong....