Mentio’s Weekly Small Business Roundup: Our favourite ideas, trends and insights

Check out Mentio’s new weekly digest with our favorite reads from the week.  Do you have an article that you think would make our weekly roundup? Contact us at info@mentio.ca The CEO of the startup that dissolved overnight explains what happened: “Burn”   “I cannot express my deep sorrow at letting down our employees, our clients, and our investors” reflects … Read More

Gary BoddingtonMentio’s Weekly Small Business Roundup: Our favourite ideas, trends and insights

Monitor these 2 simple metrics and take control of your cash flow

As the adage goes, cash is king.   By ensuring that your business has enough cash in the bank in order to pay the bills, you can set the groundwork for success. Cashflow is the number one reason for small business failure, but it doesn’t have to be.  By monitoring two basic metrics you can stay on top of your … Read More

SeanMonitor these 2 simple metrics and take control of your cash flow

6 Tips to Collect Accounts Receivable

Techstars had a great session on direct selling today focused on building lists, email to get opens, replies and eventually a sale. We were keenly listening to the presenter (Manny from Outreach), as this is a focus area for us.  I had a few big takeaways: Send 5-7 messages; most of us would think is high, but statistics show you … Read More

Monique Morden6 Tips to Collect Accounts Receivable

Why Cash Flow is Like High Blood Pressure

Roughly 1 in 4 adults have high blood pressure.  Most people with highblood pressure remain undiagnosed and feel normal.  However, it causes damage to vital organs and can have serious consequences. If you don’t check your blood pressure regularly, you remain vulnerable to the silent killer. A larger percentage of small and mid-sized businesses face an analogous silent killer, only in the … Read More

Gary BoddingtonWhy Cash Flow is Like High Blood Pressure

$200,000 but can’t make payroll?

I love talking to small business owners about their different cash flow situations, and in doing so I have come up with a few observations: Firstly, many find it a source of embarrassment leading business owners to be  reluctant to publicly talk about it.  No one wants to publicly admit that they got their company into this situation. Second  is … Read More

Monique Morden$200,000 but can’t make payroll?