The Pow of Wow!

Sorry about the title 🙁 It started off as “The Power of Wow“, but creative license battled better English and got control of my typing fingers. This morning, I co-facilitated a sales and customer service training session in Vancouver that the Better Business Bureau put on for its accredited members. My co-facilitator was caught in […]

What is a Business Plan?

According to Wikipedia, a business plan is a formal statement of a set of goals, the reasons why they are believed attainable, and the plan for reaching those goals. That’s not a bad definition of a business plan. Probably the first question you should ask yourself is “Do I need a Business Plan?” Here’s an […]

Domain Name Jail

I’ve been having a fun couple of weeks wrestling with domains. It is really important that your domain name is similar to the name of your business. It’s so important that I advise my business plan clients to search for and register all “dot” com and “dot” ca domains that are a close match for […]

PNP Business Plans

Provincial Nominee Program – Business Plans Canada is a nation that has depended and is still dependent on immigrants. One avenue from immigration to Canada is to apply as a business immigrant. Some of the business immigration requirements for British Columbia (BC) are for the person to either create or invest in a business that […]

Spend Money To Make Money

You have to speculate to accumulate. Business is all about taking risks. Smart business people understand that life is a risky business. A finite (but small) percentage of people slip as they get out of bed and bruise themselves on the floor. Does this mean that you shouldn’t get up? Of course not. The risk […]