The 3 Words That Define a Business Owner’s Success

I used to get annoyed when I emailed someone — particularly someone who owns a business — and received an...Read More

How to Keep Your Company Afloat When Investors Pull Out Just Before Closing

It was raining harder than usual as I grabbed a tea at one of my favorite cafes in Toronto. With...Read More

What Technical Founders Need to Know About Sales and Marketing

For some reason, startup advice has always been about tips for non-technical founders — or how they could scoop one...Read More

How to Launch a New Brand: 4 Tips that Work

A new brand — your new brand — has got to make a splash in the market if it’s going to be...Read More

The Build vs. Buy Equation

If you’re wondering what your business might be worth to an acquirer, there is a simple calculation you can use....Read More

Learning From Acquisitions That Fall Apart

John McCann sold The Bolt Supply House to Lawson Products (NASDAQ: LAWS) at the end of 2017. McCann’s strategy involved...Read More

We’re Moving!

There has been massive momentum in downtown Peterborough lately with lots of exciting initiatives and future possibilities in the business...Read More

How Your Age Shapes Your Exit Plan

Your age has a big impact on your attitude toward your business, and your feelings about one day getting out...Read More

Growing Fast? Here’s What’s Likely To Kill Your Company

If your goal is to grow your business fast, you need a positive cash flow cycle or the ability to...Read More

Have You Fallen Into The Mile Wide Trap?

If your company’s revenue has stalled after a period of rapid growth, you may have fallen into The Mile Wide...Read More