As 2016 comes to an end it’s important for every person, particularly business owners, to use this time to plan. This is the time to think and focus on all the things that you want to achieve in 2017. [Read more…]
A business plan is a multipurpose document—a formal statement of objectives for an organization. It can provide value to business owners who are looking to expand their business, apply for funding, or make a transition. A business plan is a common tool for organizations, but not everyone takes the time to craft one properly. [Read more…]
Let’s face it, running a business is no easy task. And too often, important decisions are made without up-to-date or relevant information. Herein lies the need for market research. It doesn’t matter if you’re already providing a product or service, or if you’re in the process of bringing a solution to market. Data or information is instrumental to the relevance and survival of your business. [Read more…]
The process of starting to grow your small business can be a rollercoaster. There will be highs (as you realize you’ve met some goal) and there will be lows (as you encounter a fresh obstacle or challenge). Thankfully, we’ve been there before and we can help guide you on the journey of how to grow your small business in Ontario.
Here’s where the story starts… [Read more…]
“We’re following up on some leads.”
Many of us have watched police dramas on television, where we hear detectives utter this line at some point during the episode. The line refers to authorities finding and speaking with people of interest, in the hopes of uncovering clues allowing them to solve a particular case. The keyword here is interest — obviously not every citizen is involved with the crime. [Read more…]