business plan

The Importance of Commitment in Business

By |April 18th, 2016|

In business and in life, you need to set some goals and then you need to implement and follow-through on them.

There are a few articles in this blog on goal setting, including how to set SMART goals and reviewing targets. (Check them out here: http://www.michellehamelin.ca/category/goal-setting.)

Here is a high level summary of some of the categories […]

Money Needs a Purpose

By |February 16th, 2016|

When I was an employee, responsible for millions of dollars, when it came to planning for the next year, I would work with my team and we would decide what we wanted to grow and what we wanted to decrease (in expense). However, the bottom line was that the CEO or the Board of Directors […]

Do You Have An Action Plan?

By |March 30th, 2015|

Last week, I discussed having a vision. Having a vision is important. You need to know where you are going.

Now that you have you have a vision, do you have a plan to get you to where you want or need to be?

Sometimes you can be fancy and call your road map a strategic action […]

Do you have a vision?

By |March 24th, 2015|

It is hard to get to where you want to be if you do not have a vision.

You can be like Alice, wandering around aimlessly. Or you can be the boss of you and your business and know where you are going and how to get there. It starts with a vision of what you […]

Are Your Ducks In a Row?

By |November 29th, 2014|

Have you ever created a business plan? Did you just roll your eyes or cringe a little inside when you read the words: ‘business plan’? Well, you are no different than me. I used to hate making a business plan. I got all hung up on it being this formal document that you share with […]