Like many inspired and hard working individuals, you are ready to achieve the funding required to start your small business. But before you sprint to the bank, follow these simple steps to start-up financing success.
Efficiency, as defined by the Encarta Dictionary means “the ability to do something well or achieve a desired result without wasted energy or effort”. We at Consulting Canada believe that most people try to live their entire lives practicing efficiency. Imagine your small business; efficiency is the key to saving you time, resources and money. However, According to a recent study put out by reputable Canadian consulting firm, Dougan Consulting, 90 percent of Canadian small businesses feel that they are inefficient. This cannot go unnoticed. Read below to find what category you belong in, and tips to ensure that your small business is fully efficient.
Recently, I read an article in the Economist about sports. What do sports and small business have in common you may wonder. Well, they have at least one blatant topic in common: decision making.
Imagine this. The sports team of your choice played a great season, put in tough work, and made it all the way to the finals. You’re watching the decision making game, and your team is on foreign ground; they’re the away team. The referee calls favour after favour for the home team and eventually your team has lost. What despair; what an awful ref! But maybe it isn’t the referee’s fault. Let me explain…
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This week had me wondering, what exactly is RAS? RAS is an acronym for reticular activating system, which is easily explained through an example. Let’s say that you purchase a brand new watch that you’ve been eyeing up for months. After purchasing the watch, you begin to notice that it seems as though everyone is wearing the same or similar watch. Every experienced that? That’s RAS.