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Value-Based Education Matters to Advisors: Invest in Summer Training

Posted: July 17, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, Real Wealth Management, education, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, tax courses, ce credits, master financial advisor, financial services, entrepreneur, financial advice, leadership, business owners, leadership retreat, leadership course, training, credentials, CPA, Bank Report Card, holistic wealth planning, wealth management strategies

According to this year’s Report Card on Banks from Investment Executive, tax and financial advisors place significant value on professional education, and have increased job satisfaction when ongoing educational opportunities are provided to them by their employers. This comes as no surprise at a time when it’s becoming more important than ever to transition from transactional processes, to holistic advice- and relationship-driven practices.

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.

Small Businesses in Canada are Growing: Take the Leap into Entrepreneurship!

Posted: July 10, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, entrepreneur, CE summits, proprietorships, Executive Business Builder Program, business growth, Canadian conferences, starting a business, leadership development, leadership retreat, Executive Busisness Builder Retreat, Paynet, business debt

Despite trends leaning towards an increase in self-employment over the next few years, the current state of the economy has some Canadians questioning whether it’s the smart financial choice for them. According to a new report from Paynet’s Canadian Small Business Lending Index, the potential for private business growth is positive, making self-employment a smart choice for those considering taking the leap.

Business Builder Retreat: Find Balance for More Effective Leadership

Posted: July 03, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, goal setting, work-life balance, leadership retreat, Executive Business Builder Retreat, executive, self-care

Having trouble relaxing on your summer vacation? You’re not alone. Two-thirds of Canadians work more than 45 hours a week. Of these individuals, only 23 percent are satisfied with their quality of life, which hinges on work-life balance. It’s also widely accepted that entrepreneurs and business owners work significantly more than the average worker – and that can negatively impact effective leadership and corporate culture when self-care isn’t a priority.

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.

Marijuana in the Workplace: Complex Cases that May Dictate the Laws

Posted: June 19, 2018 By : Excerpted from Philippe Richer's blog
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, entrepreneur, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, marijuana legalization, Business Builder Retreat, leadership issues, cannabis in canada, business law, legal education, employment law, Philippe Richer, TLR Law, Manitoba lawyer, Business Law course

Marijuana use may soon become a factor in the workplace but the issues aren’t all so black and white for employers who will have to address them. Here’s more from Philippe Richer about a complex leadership issue that will challenge you as marijuana legalization is looming.