Saturday, July 2, 2022
While there are many things that divide Montrealers, from language to Jordan Peterson, there is one thing that unites us, the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs, as they’re known in the city, are ice hockey’s answer to the England football club. Perennially close but not close enough to victory, despite being home to some of the greatest ice...
One unexpected consequence of the pandemic has been what is increasingly being referred to as the ‘great resignation’. Whether driven by home-working, which means a greater array of jobs are available to candidates regardless of geography, or by businesses struggling or shutting down during the lockdowns, people leaving their jobs has become a major theme over recent...
Supply chain management isn’t a new field by any stretch of the word. However, as fundamental as it is to business management, it’s still a field that has a lot of misconceptions, or that people don’t understand to the full extent. If you’re happily sporting your MBA at interviews, this article probably isn’t for...
Taking your entrepreneurship to the next level is one of the most fulfilling things you can do, but it also takes a lot of time and effort. Between finding suppliers, talking to customers, managing a team and thinking about the big picture, it is easy to neglect other areas of your life, including your health. Finding the...
The most successful businesses are those which find an unfulfilled need, a gap in the market, something that consumers want but that doesn’t exist yet. Or perhaps it does exist, but it can be done better. It’s against these basic principles that any new business idea needs to be tested. The question is, how...
I recently looked at what businesses and entrepreneurs should be considering when they approach the question of raising capital investment. For startup owners looking to up the ante and accelerate their growth, a second round of funding may well be something that arises further down the line. It will, however, require a lot of...
Wherever you are in your business life, whether just starting our or heading up a major enterprise, one of the most important tools in your armoury will be the ability to set KPIs. In this article we’ll take a look at what KPIs are, what they can help you achieve and how to go about implementing them...
focus
Being able to stay focused on the task at hand is key for any entrepreneur and a core skill for the successful. A mantra of well-known brain coach, Jim Kwik, tells us that: 'It’s not how smart you are, but how are you smart'. These are wise words to apply to the process of becoming more focused...
Everyone needs a break from time to time and, with summer getting started, now is when a lot of us will be thinking about some well-earned downtime. If you're an entrepreneur however, you know that taking time off can mean taking valuable time away from your ongoing learning and development. While downtime is necessary...
Starting out in business is exciting, but the path to entrepreneurial success is also full of challenges that you might not expect. As anyone who has a career in the business world knows, no man is an island, and we all need help and advice as we navigate our way toward our business goals.

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, entrepreneur, business consultant and mentor. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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