Month: May 2017


I am an invited speaker at events around the world, large and small. I am asked to speak for two reasons. First, I speak on the boring topics that are so critical to every business owner’s success. And, second, I bring them alive with humour, stories and laughter. Here is a sample of the audience comments from […]


I love nothing better than working closely with creative, ambitious small business owners. If this is you, then we need to connect. Here are eight ways you can access my knowledge and experience. I have arranged these in order, from those that require the least investment to those that require the most. I’d like you to know […]

OutThink ‘Em!

Get GREAT articles designed ONLY for business owners for FREE! If you’re like most of my readers, you’re totally committed to building a great business. But the truth is, you’ve never done this before so you struggle with knowing the right things to focus on. Every week I write new articles for business owners. I explain […]


Do you feel constant pressure from your business? Are you squeezed between customers who want more and competitors with lower prices? Are you working harder and harder and making less and less? You’re not alone. It’s Never Been Tougher To Stay In Business Notice that I didn’t say, “It’s never been tougher to GET INTO business”. Getting into business has […]


This is a very quick note to introduce myself and tell you what you’ll get from our relationship. I’m a five-time business owner and a business professor. I live in Victoria, Canada with my partner, Renata Uznanska. I have an MBA from a great school, but I try not to let it get in the way […]

Entrepreneur’s Business Accelerator

You’ve started your business. You’re getting some traction. You’re super busy. And you now realize that there are a LOT of things you need to know to be successful! The EnBA is 17 short, focused, practical, online courses that cover everything a business owner needs to know. • Each course is self-contained. • Courses focus on you: […]

Funding Needed Looking To Invest Business Ideas Need an Expert

Securing startup capital for your new business can be a tricky process. At this point in time of getting your new business going, your business plans are essential at this stage of setting up your business. In it you will already have scoped out what your money needs are and how you plan to raise […]

Funding Needed Looking To Invest Business Ideas Need an Expert

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({ google_ad_client: “ca-pub-3511715641285035”, enable_page_level_ads: true }); Essential Components Of Business Plans Viewed: 64536 Times Business plans have a well defined form that shouldn’t be changed by anyone. Business plans include several elements that shouldn’t be modified, because otherwise they won’t have the expected results. When you want to write your business […]

Effective Management Skills – Investment Evaluation Criteria

Three steps are involved in the evaluation of an investment: • Estimation of cash flows • Estimation of the required rate of return (the cast of capital) • Application of a decision rule for decision rule for making the choice Investment decision rule The investment decision rules may be referred to as capital budgeting techniques, […]

Project Management Techniques * The Capital Budgeting

A number of factors combine to make capital budgeting decisions perhaps the most important ones financial managers and their staff must make. There are a huge number of variables that must be considered although many can be defined as legible due to their probability of occurrence. However the cost of failure is great with companies […]