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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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Hiring the wrong people was the biggest and costliest mistake that I made

I’m going to outright say that I made so many mistakes in hiring during my first year of business! I’m going to share all of these mistakes so that others need not follow and can learn through my own mistakes. Hiring Friends When I first started the company, I figured that I needed someone to…

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5 Lessons that I’ve learned in my first year of starting a cloud accounting firm

It has been several months since I’ve last blogged and I have a good excuse for that. I’ve been busy! Like any entrepreneur trying to make their vision come to fruition, the first year of building a business is just immensely challenging. I’ve been busy learning some really critical lessons in my industry and as…

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