How to Survive the Effects of Inflation as a Small Business Owner

How to Survive the Effects of Inflation as a Small Business Owner

Have you noticed your suppliers are raising their prices? Is the cost of operating your business starting to rise? What you’re experiencing is inflation. Here’s an example of inflation I’ve seen recently. It was common even a year ago to have a housekeeper charge $25 CAD per hour, now the going rate is $40 CAD.

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The Importance of Small Business in Local and Global Communities.

The Importance of Small Business in Local and Global Communities.

According to the World Trade Organization, small businesses represent over 90% of the business population and they provide 70% of all jobs in the world. Small business owners are the backbone of our economy. It took a pandemic for the public to feel …. and notice the importance of small businesses in local communities and

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The BIG Small Business Squeeze: Are You In It and Can You Get Out Of It?

The BIG Small Business Squeeze: Are You In It and Can You Get Out Of It?

It’s year 3 of a pandemic. Yes, that’s right. Year 3. Remember when they said it would be 2 months? Back then, it was understandable to close your business, to pivot, to put in new safety measures, or to support your staff with extra days off. Now, 3 years later, small business owners are being

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Canada Summer Jobs Grant (2022): Get the Help You Need at a Price You Can Afford

Canada Summer Jobs Grant (2022): Get the Help You Need at a Price You Can Afford

I often hear small business owners say they need help, but can’t afford to hire anyone. The 2022 Canada Summer Jobs grant is the perfect solution to that problem. Hire a talented student to work at your business for the summer and get up to 50% of their wages covered (100% for non-profits) by the

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14 Empowering Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Time Management

14 Empowering Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Time Management

Small business owners need to be masters of time management because there’s so much to do on any given day. I’ve seen small business owners push themselves to the limits to meet these demands. And instead of being invigorated by their achievements, they feel burnt out. If that’s you, you can try some of the

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How to Improve Communication in Your Organization

How to Improve Communication in Your Organization

How to Improve Communication in Your Organization

How to Improve Communication in Your Organization

Who has the most influence on how well an organization communicates? YOU! The owner and leader of your business. Your greatest leadership asset is your ability to communicate. Do this well and everything else will fall into place. Communication systems What is a system? A system is simply the way something happens. The way you do anything in

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