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How To Build A $1 Million Business |Part 2| What's Your Why?

While strategy may sound like big company stuff, planning is the foundation great businesses are built. Without a “why”, your business will likely fall into chaos if you don’t do something like what I present here. I don’t exaggerate when I say that this is the most important episode in the whole series.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Jun 7, 2022

How to Build a $1 Million Business | Part 1 | Why $1 Million?

Why is a $1 Million business the sweet spot for building wealth and balancing your lifestyle? In this article, we’ll break down the different types of businesses and some of the pitfalls that come with each one. We’ll then explain why a $1 million business is such a sweet spot for a business as both a finishing goal or a launching pad for an even larger business.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Apr 12, 2022

Ownr Review: Easily Incorporate a Business in Canada with Ownr

Avalon's full review of Ownr with a step-by-step guide on how to incorporate your business with Ownr.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Nov 26, 2021

5 Things You Need to Know Before you Start Your Business

Starting a business is hard. Here's 5 things to know before getting started.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Dec 11, 2017

Business Numbers, Sales Taxes, and a Few Other Business Registrations to Consider

As a business owner, there can be quite a bit of red tape and paperwork to churn through.  We've created a list of important programs and licenses that a BC business owner should consider registering for.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Jul 18, 2017

Naming your Start-up

When we were naming our first child, I remember waking up in the night with a start. "We can't name her that!" I said to my wife. We were about to name our child Penelope Nicole and at that moment I realized she would be "Penny Nickle". Take that first-born child!

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Jun 1, 2017

How to Incorporate: Easy Steps to Creating a Corporation

Here are a couple ways to incorporate your business, both with advantages and disadvantages. Read on to learn how to get’r done.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Nov 6, 2018

The 3 Essential Elements to a Life-Changing Business

What is the perfect business? For me, it’s an entity that provides its owners with time, money and purpose. It’s a business that has processes in place to allow the owners to work at their highest and best level for portions of the week that are sub-superhuman. It knows its work so well that problems are anticipated and dealt with before they become catastrophes. It provides its workers and its owners with a higher purpose - making the world a better place in large or small ways.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Oct 2, 2018

Unleash Your Productivity Gains With a Compass

A compass can increase your productivity gains immensely. Joe explains what a compass is and why it’s the first step to being uber-productive.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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May 27, 2019