happy little biz

Topic: entrepreneur

Do you know what to look for in a contract?

Some things in life you only really learn to do by doing them. Actually, I’d argue that most things in life are like that - there’s nothing like personal experience to guide us. So when it comes to contracts, most of us don’t have much experience to…

So, is the customer always right? Well...

I bet you’ve heard the phrase “the customer is always right”. It seems to be something that gets repeated when we’re not happy with a product or service, especially in the food and retail words. Well, that phrase was originally used in the early 1900’s by folks…

Five Tips for Flying Solo

This week I wanted to follow up on the last article about the reality of being your own boss. So let’s say you read that and you’re now thinking you do, indeed, want to fly solo and run your own clinic or practice. Ok! In my own career…

A reality check on being the boss

We tend to idealize things. At least, this seems to be a trend. Maybe because working in health and wellness makes you think a lot about helping people get closer to their ideal selves - stronger, fitter, healthier, happier. We then apply this to our businesses. We think the ideal…

Pricing

So the past two weeks we've been talking about money! But there's one topic I didn't touch on then that I really should now, and that's setting your prices as a 'not covered by provincial health care' practitioner. In other words, you are able to set your prices yourself and…

Making More Money!

So last week we talked a whole lot about money! We covered a ton of topics including how to budget, how to think about saving, what kinds of things you should be saving for, and all that really important stuff. If you haven’t read that post yet, I suggest…