Black History Month: Beverly Mascoll

I’ve been reading about trailblazing black women in business and it struck me how much we know about our American counterparts but precious little about the long history of badass businesswomen right here in Canada. From a recent post by @pitchbetter, I learned about Beverly Mascoll, a pioneering entrepreneur and community leader who created a […]

If Only There Was Tinder – But for Growth Lawyers!

Don’t throw a dart at the yellow pages when you’re looking for a lawyer. Sit down and make a list of everything you want your legal representation to do for you – and how you want this person/team to make you “feel.” Yes. Feel. This is kind of like dating, LOL, except for the “flowers […]

How a Growth Lawyer Can Help You Hit the 7-Figures Club

Well then. 2021 has been a year, hasn’t it? Just kidding, we’re not even done with January yet, but holy-moly, anyone who thinks the turning of a calendar page was going to be a cure-all after 2020 is sadly mistaken.  Of course, most of us knew this – Covid-19 isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. While […]

You Can’t Level Up Without an Exit Strategy in Place

Do you have an exit strategy?- How are you going to leave your business? Sale, retirement, leaving to the next generation? How you’ve structured your business may make it harder to transition out and cause you to pay more tax when you leave.  You Can’t Level Up Without an Exit Strategy in Place I’ve been […]

Is Franchising in Your Future?

Franchises can be an amazing way to grow your business quickly, without the need for the increased capital and staffing you would need to open multiple locations yourself.  At its most basic level, by franchising your business, you control both your intellectual property AND how the franchise is run. The franchisee puts the money up, […]

Spin Your Corporate Structure Web and Lure Investors

Ok, we’ve walked through the steps you should be taking to prepare yourself to level up and hit the elusive 7 Figures Club. But here’s the thing, in Canada, only 2 percent of women owned businesses reach $1 million and up in annual revenue. There are myriad reasons for this crap news but the biggest […]

The Corporate Structure Needed to Hit 7 Figures

Ok, we’ve already established that all of us female business owners and entrepreneurs are out to change the world. But to do that, we need to protect ourselves and our professional interests. Most of you who have crossed the 6-figure mark know this already but here’s a quick refresher on corporations. There are two main […]

Mai Tais and Money Chimes

I don’t know about you, but my daydreams have a very specific format- it’s me on a beach with something strong and fruity with an umbrella while the soft chirp of payment notifications from my bank account provides the background noise (I call those notifications “money chimes”). Maybe your dream is more practical, like, you […]

What Are You Choosing To Risk?

I once worked with a client who had started a business with her cousin. By the time she got to me, their dream of running a restaurant together had turned into a nightmare and she just wanted out. Her cousin had been stealing from the business and she didn’t know how to deal with it […]