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Learning how to manage and advise interns in 2019

Since the inception of Fint Cloud Accounting, we’ve had numerous interns from volunteers to high school students to international university students.  Interns can be so difficult to manage due to their short work-term, lack of real work experience and misalignment in expectations.  I hear this same feedback about interns across the board.  In this blog…

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Reviewing client relationships and the impact it has on our service-based business

In our first year of operation, my main challenge was building a great team. Today, I am very proud of my growing team.  In our second year of operation and with a client base of over one hundred and growing, my operations manager and I reviewed our numbers.  Our team was consistently going above and beyond…

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From Corporate Life to Entrepreneur Life

My Corporate Career I started my professional career working for large corporations, before working for a start-up and eventually transitioning to being a full-time entrepreneur.  I’m actually really proud of my background in the corporate world and I think it has helped me immensely in starting my own business.  I’ve worked in a lot of…

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Why you should attend business events, and when not to

Living in Toronto, there is no shortage of business-related events to go to.  There must be at least one every night.  So as an entrepreneur trying to make a mark, how important is it to attend these events?  What happens if you don’t attend these events?  In this blog post, I will share my own…

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Self-introduction and the entrepreneurship lifestyle

So what does the lifestyle of a full-time entrepreneur in the tech industry look like?  That varies vastly, but I think most people associate this with rolling out of bed at whatever time, working out of hip coffee shops and going to tech events.  It’s the cool part of my job, but it isn’t a…

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Business stress caused me to have a panic attack

It is only four days into the new year, and I already have three friends talking to me about wanting to start on a new path for their career.  I wrote a blog post previously covering considerations for anyone looking to leave their job to start a new career in entrepreneurship, link to that is…

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Business Owners Guide to: QuickBooks Online vs Xero (Canadian Edition)

The benefits of cloud accounting are becoming clearer to business owners: access to data anywhere, efficiencies in automation, efficiencies in integrations to POS systems, lower cost of bookkeeping.  Business owners are turning to cloud accounting as the answer, but when it comes to cloud accounting software there are two major players in Canada – so…

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Before quitting your job to be an entrepreneur

So you want to quit your job to be an entrepreneur, might sound like a fun adventure but let’s think about what this will look like. Many people don’t think about the financial sacrifice and dedication that is required to start a business.

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