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The 4 Cs of Conflict-Free Family Businesses

Focusing on growth is harder when your co-owners are your relatives by Fred Pidsadny for ProfitGuide.com Family-run businesses are like elastic bands—they can be stretched only so far, in different directions, before tensions cause them…
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Pay Attention to Your Beneficiary Designation

It’s more important than you think Naming a beneficiary is a valuable feature of life insurance and segregated funds policies so it is important to carefully choose your beneficiaries. Estate – the default choice Many people choose to…
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Five great reasons to leave your desk at lunch

by Katherine Janson for Participaction My brother lived and worked in Switzerland for a decade, and we would often compare notes on what working life was like over there, versus here in Canada.  When he told his boss that his sister ate her…