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Succession Planning: The Legalities Business Owners Need to Know

Posted: July 10, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, business builders, transitioning a business, business law, Philippe Richer, buying a business, leadership decisions, online law courses, employee rights, selling a business, incorporation

Succession planning hinges on sound leadership development and astute forward-thinking, but there are also legal factors to consider. This week, Philippe Richer, author of Knowledge Bureau’s new Business Law certificate course in the Executive Business Builder Program, shares some important legal considerations for transitioning or selling your business. Philippe will also join us as a special guest lecturer at the new Business Builder Retreat.

Considering Buying a Business? Guidelines for Navigating Employee Rights

Posted: June 26, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, business builders, business law, Philippe Richer, buying a business, emplpoyee rights, terminating employees, leadership decisions, online law courses

Our June poll asks readers whether or not they believe the self-employment route pays off in the long run, or whether having the financial security provided by an employer paycheque is smarter. Be sure to weigh in with your views, but in the meantime, Knowledge Bureau author Philippe Richer provides food for thought for those considering leaving the 9-to-5 behind for self-employment.

Keeping Businesses in the Family Through Financial Planning

Posted: October 31, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, ce credits, tax course, tax preparation for proprietorships, income splitting, financial education, CE summits, business development, intergenerational issues, income sprinkling, family businesses, business builders, small business taxation, business succession, lifetime capital gains exemption, family debt management, year-end planning, tax workshops, Advising Family Businesses

Statistics show that only 30 per cent of businesses are transitioned to the next generation. However, we’re entering a time when family businesses are going to play a much more integral role in economic growth and development. Why is this, and what does that mean for advisors and tax professionals?

Greatness in Leadership on the Executive Business Builders Network

Posted: October 24, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, financial education, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builder Program, authentic leadership, future-proof business, Knowledge Bureau Designation Programs, business builders, Shakespeare quote, greatness, LinkedIn group

As Shakespeare said in Twelfth Night, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” In establishing your new value proposition and leadership challenges in a growing business climate, which of these applies to your great potential?

Thought Leaders: Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Posted: September 25, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, professional development, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builders Network, Executive Business Builders Program, career growth, business development, Breaking News, Practice Management, Strategic Thinking, EBBP, future-proof careers, current issue

Creating opportunities for the financial services industry to thrive despite current and upcoming threats, means recognizing and fostering the development of other innovative, creative and entrepreneurial minds. We’d like you to share your thoughts on our new Executive Business Builders Network.

Life Purpose: Ideas vs Execution

Posted: September 19, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builders Program, business development, leadership

“Ideas are a commodity. Execution of them is not.”

Michael Dell, founder & CEO, Dell Technologies