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Archive: August 2012

  • Opportunity Cost: The Errors of Our Ways

    By: Jonathan Sears No Comments

    Time is valuable and money is wasted when time is not used productively. A lot has been written about time management; most of it focuses on the need for planning budgets, managing tasks and setting time lines for meeting goals. These are all good ways to increase productivity in your owner-managed business; however, these techniques […]

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  • Your Past is Your Future

    By: Jonathan Sears No Comments

    Before starting your own business, make sure it suits your personality traits. Statistically, three quarters of small business start-ups survive the first year but less than 30% will be in business after five years. Data suggest most new businesses fail because of lack of cash flow, poor sales records, poor marketing skills or inept management. […]

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  • The Tablet Wars

    By: Jonathan Sears No Comments

    Rumours of the demise of the laptop are greatly exaggerated. With the popularity of tablet computers and more talk about how the post-PC era will change the way we communicate and do business, some people suggest the days of the laptop are numbered. While this may happen some day, it’s worth noting that desktop computers […]

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  • Insuring Your Children

    By: Jonathan Sears No Comments

    The value of insuring your children can last a lifetime. Life insurance is traditionally purchased by adults to cover the catastrophic loss of one of the income producers in the family. Upon the death of the insured, the insurance company pays out money to pay off existing mortgages, credit cards or lines of credit, pay […]

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