5 Tactics You Can Use to Manage Client Expectations

Many business owners are happy to go that extra mile for their clients – especially if they’ve just started their business, want to expand their customer base, or need to solidify their market position. According to Salesforce’s State of the Connected Customer report, however, 45% of business buyers and 53% of consumers say most companies […]

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The Secrets of People Who Work Faster Than You

Many people struggle with inefficient work habits. As an entrepreneur, however, those inefficiencies can have a direct and substantial impact on the health of your business. If it frequently takes you longer than it should to complete tasks or projects, you’ll be happy to know that people with a knack for working quickly weren’t necessarily […]

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MB COVID-19 Assistance Update and Deadlines

The following is a reminder of some important COVID support programs, deadlines and reporting obligations to be aware of. Generally, all assistance from the government is taxable in the period received. 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy This program relates to wages paid in respect of the period March 18 to June 29, 2020. You can access […]

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Canada Emergency Business Account Update December 8, 2020

As part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Federal government previously implemented the Canada Emergency Business Account (“CEBA”). This program is intended to help small businesses cover costs that cannot be deferred or avoided. Under the pre-existing CEBA program, the government will guarantee interest-free loans of up to $40,000. Where 75% of the […]

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

Bill C-9 received Royal Assent on November 19, 2020 and the CRA Portal is now open. The rules governing the CERS assistance program are found in the Income Tax Act. CERS is intended to replace the Canada Emergency Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) which was a stand-alone COVID-19 legislation in the form of a forgivable loan to […]

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Email Productivity Tricks You Need to Know

Did you know that the average professional spends 28% of their workday – or roughly 2.6 hours – reading and answering email? It can be incredibly frustrating, not to mention costly, when a tool that’s meant to improve productivity turns into a time management hurdle. While you can’t add more hours to your daily schedule, […]

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