May 30, 2017

Intellectual property (“IP”) is often misunderstood.  IP is not the exclusive preserve of Fortune 500 companies, deep thinkers or those who sip on energy drinks while they work on computers in their parent’s basement.  Virtually every small and medium-sized business has some form of IP and should be taking steps to ensure it is protecting… Read more »

May 3, 2017

Cash flow statements for a business plan include the Total Projected Costs (all the costs to start up or expand your business and how the costs will be financed.) These costs should have written quotes to be as accurate as possible with the financial planning. This is the Opening Statement of the Cash Flow Projections…. Read more »

April 7, 2017

I recently returned from a trip to South East Asia visiting Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand – The picture here is my Plan International sponsored child of ten years whom I finally got to meet in her homeland of Cambodia. It was a very rewarding experience that makes a person proud to be helping not only… Read more »

April 6, 2017

Occupancy costs or operating costs are a grouping of all the costs associated with maintaining a property. When leasing commercial space a tenant will pay their proportionate share of these costs dependent on the size of space they lease. For example in a 10,000sq.ft. multi-tenant strip mall, if the occupancy costs are $10psf, the total… Read more »

March 2, 2017

Advertising is all about sharing information, gaining new leads and customers, and engaging in people’s lives. But an effective campaign can no longer stand out by virtue of just its words and images. The strategy of how information reaches us is carefully calculated and measured in this digital age. By means of new apps, platforms… Read more »