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02 JulHappy Canada Day / 4th of July Weekend


We have been grinding away on a few deals that are planned to close around the holiday period, so we are…

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15 JunPerspectives on Owning More of Less – Trade-offs


Following up on our last blog posting, we were asked the question – Is it better to own a big chunk…

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01 JunPracticing Frugality when Allocating Equity


While in a lot of our writing we focus on entrepreneurs preparing for the sale of their business, we actually do…

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15 MayGrowth Decisions that Hold Back Small Business


Small businesses can either choose to stay small or unintentionally limit their growth by pursuing it in the wrong areas. Ultimately,…

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01 MayWhy Many Startups Stall


I am going to deviate from my usual musings on mergers and acquisitions and focus today and ask a question.  Have…

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15 AprScaling A Service Business – A How-To Guide


Increase the value of your company by training others in your area of expertise. It can be tough to grow a…

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01 AprSubscribers – They Help Make Your Business More Valuable


Alright – this is a bit of a longer one so grab a coffee or beer and settle into this one. …

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15 MarWhat is the Goal of the Smartest Business Owners?


What are your business goals for the year? If you’re like most owners, you have a profit goal you want to…

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01 MarCash Flow – The True Driver of Company Value


All entrepreneurs (and most MBA’s) know that a company’s revenue and profits play a significant role in how much your business…

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15 FebPlanning to Sell? Be prepared for THE Question…


Many business owners believe the act of selling their business is similar to an F1 Race – go hard for a…

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