INSIGHTS Blog

What’s love got to do with it?

Money represents so much more than money...it IS a relationship...which is the way you BE with Money. And fear of money, really is a mindset...instilled in us from an early age in our childhood, and through societal, culture and political views. Even the education...

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Money is Evil?

Money is Evil?

What stories were you told about money when you were growing up?  What stories about money do you tell yourself and your kids now? Go ahead, list them…I’ve heard (and told) so many: Money doesn’t grow on trees. Money is evil (or the root of all evil). Rich people are...

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How Farming Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship

How Farming Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship

I spent the first 19 years of my life on a beef farm with my loving parents and 3 younger siblings in the Eastern Townships (QC).  It was a lot of hard work (and hardship) and simply our way of life.  Never once did I think of it as a business, with plans and...

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What is Financial Wellness?

It’s no secret that money is the #1 factor causing stress – affecting our mental and physical wellness. It’s also no secret that it takes awareness, know-how and empowering money mindsets, along with INSPIRED action to create the stressless financial reality that you...

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Getting Comfortable with Money

Getting Comfortable with Money

The more comfortable you get with Money, the more you empower yourself. I hear many people say they don’t pay attention to their finances because it stresses them out (likely a huge factor behind today’s low financial literacy rates).  One of the reasons for this...

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Know Your Numbers

Know Your Numbers

In my 20 year career as a professional accountant and now business coach, I have worked and talked with hundreds of entrepreneurs.  I’ve seen many grow their business exponentially, and I’ve seen some fail.  Many entrepreneurs have told me they’re struggling to make...

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Do you catch yourself saying “I can’t afford it”?

My sister inspired this post, when she shared that her kids were disappointed that she couldn’t afford to send them to camp.  I suggested that she start asking questions about HOW she could afford it.  Then all sorts of suggestions came up for her:  see if the camp...

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Empower Your Financial Wellness

It's a fact - money is THE #1 cause of stress in North America today.  That stress places strains on our bodies, our relationship and our emotional and mental wellbeing.  Stress costs billions of dollars in health care and lost productivity each year.  There are...

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What are Money Archetypes?

We tend to operate from a adopted set of stories, beliefs, fears and motivations taken on from outside influences and other lifetimes  (but not to say that you can't change them, because you can!). Your Sacred Money Archetypes® are symbolic metaphors that help...

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Are You Ready For a Tax Audit?

Are You Ready For a Tax Audit?

Are you at risk? The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) continues to audit the following key areas, as these areas seem to be the ones of greatest error or non-compliance by small and medium sized businesses: Denied expenses - CRA denies unsupported and non-deductible...

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Empowering you to create a healthy relationship with your business finances, to achieve success in your business with greater ease!