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The Joy of Missing Out

Posted on 10 February, 2014 at 9:10 Comments comments (0)

Small business owners are some of the busiest people and we often become overwhelmed with all the networking, maketing and information opportunities available to us.

I could easily fill my week with webinars, networking lunches and evening seminars and still worry that I mave have "missed out" on something great . :/

Greg McKeown, the author of "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" speaks to "the fear of missing out" (or FO...

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Just Get Started

Posted on 3 February, 2014 at 11:20 Comments comments (0)

Don't let over planning stop you from making your plans become reality.

This week, start that project you have been putting off.

I would love to hear about what you accomplish.

Happy New Year to the brave

Posted on 3 January, 2014 at 17:05 Comments comments (0)

Quote of the Day

Posted on 5 November, 2013 at 13:30 Comments comments (0)

C3 - The New Hybrid Business Model in BC

Posted on 4 November, 2013 at 16:10 Comments comments (0)

What's a C3 ???

  •  A Community Contribution Company 
  •  a first in Canada
  • a hybrid business model

What's a C3 for ???

  • to encourage philanthropic investors to invest in social enterprise
  • to put a strict cap on the dividends that can be paid out to shareholders ( the maximum is 40% of profit)
  • to bridge the gap between for-profit businesses a...
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Selling Online & Finding Your Way Through the Sales Tax Maze in Canada

Posted on 28 October, 2013 at 17:25 Comments comments (0)

One of my clients contacted me last night about how to charge the correct sales tax when she sells products online.

She lives in BC but most of the info applies to all provinces but it is confusing no matter where you live in Canada!!

 

So here's the simplified version on what taxes to charge:

 

Assuming you are selling goods that are taxable AND you are registered to collect GST and BC PST:

 

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Tax Audit Preperation and Videos for Promoting Your Business

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Have you thought about using video to promote your business?

Check out Rick Haaland at Eflexonics Studio. We made this video at the studio in Abbotsford and Rick is so much fun to work with.  Check out his site for more info, but first watch the video!!

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