Monthly Archives: August 2011

Keeping Your Balance in Business

The other day I decided to stand on just one leg.  In my mind I thought of this as an easy task.  At first I was successful but as I continued to try and balance myself I began to lose … Continue reading

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Sales and Profit: the difference makes a difference

When businesses fall short on profit expectations, the typical reaction is to increase sales. You may feel the pressure to pick up the phone and call a prospective client; you may start to push your sales force harder. “Increase sales, … Continue reading

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Compliance with the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service (O. Reg. 429-07) by January 1, 2012 – Will you be ready?

Heard about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)?  Did you know you will need to meet accessibility standards for customer service by January 2012? The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Actwas enacted in 2005.  Under the act, all … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Early For Succession Planning

How important is it to plan for the future?  When several entrepreneurs were asked this question, most said that planning for the future was the most important aspect of running a lucrative business.  Planning on a year-to-year basis is very … Continue reading

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