happy little biz

Topic: entrepreneur

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…

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…

Manage Your Money!

Here's a topic that every single one of us self employed people has struggled with: money! Before I get into the topic here's a bit of a disclaimer: I’m not a financial advisor or accountant. I do suggest that you talk to both of those professionals, especially if you’…

Don't Get DIY-itis

This week I wanted to talk a bit about the question of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) vs hiring other professionals to do things for your business. For example, should you do your own taxes or hire an accountant? Should you build your own website or hire a designer? If you’re creating…