Your Strategy Should Be a Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust

The widely accepted view that strategy and execution are separable activities sets companies up for failure in a fast-paced world. One of us (Paul) is a strategy scholar and economist; the other (Amy) studies organizational behavior and operations management. We came together to consider why strategy so often breaks down in the execution stage. While [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:43:45-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Five financial facepalms small businesses should avoid

For many small business owners, it’s difficult enough keeping customers happy without thinking about the stuffy world of finance. But money management isn’t something you can afford to ignore. Doing so can easily send the company off the rails. According to Industry Canada, 3,116 businesses turned off the lights in 2014 because of insolvency. Here [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:53:05-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Year-end tips to make life less taxing for business owners.

Business owners are facing all types of challenges today – including the pending tax changes that Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced, and is in the process of finalizing. Given the proposed changes, and the fact that Dec. 31 is approaching, here is a list of tips to consider before the year's end that could [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:24:33-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, International|0 Comments