Free consult & free copy of book

E-Myth – “Why most small businesses don’t work & what to do about it”

Contact Us


Most 5 star CPA Google reviews in Canada

Read Reviews

Chartered Professional Accountants E Myth

1 Fixed Monthly Fee - Planning | Accounting | Taxes | Consulting

Helping Canadian businesses beat the odds!

Business Coach | Happy to Work with Small Businesses

The truth comes out in the Ben Franklin quote “if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”, says business coach.

This is a very easy quote to follow in that it is elementary to say that if you come into this, or anything, 11th hour not knowing what to do or having a plan on a day-to-day week to week or month-to-month, the chances of you failing at your endeavour, is all but assured.

So the first thing that you need to do in order to prepare to not be one of the statistics that 50% of small businesses will fail in the first five years of its inception, is to retain an experienced charter professional accountant.

Bear in mind that there are two types of charter professional accountants. There are the charter professional accountants who have many experience with lots of different types of businesses from different types of occupations and industries.

Then there is the second type of charter professional accountant, business coach warns, that sticks with one firm and may or may not do simply one or two business and financial plan year for the same clients year-over-year.

Make sure that you are retaining the charter professional accountant that in fact has that experience with different small businesses so that they know all the ups and downs in intricacies of success and failure on many different levels.

Make sure that you have retained a charter professional accountant in fact that will work with the business owners schedule. Bear in mind that business coach says the business owners schedule is the single biggest constraint on time year-over-year. You are going to want to dissect the business owners schedule to potentially get it down to an annual schedule as intricately as possible. Only allow for maybe two or three deviations throughout the year. If you do this, you you will find that many people will be able to find more time in their year.

Be aware that, charter professional accountants are nowhere near equally as skilled. Charter professional accountants, as in all people, are only good at what they do a lot of and practice. Use the old adage that practice makes perfect. You are always good of course at what you specialize in. One or two business plans a year aren’t near as good as a charter professional accountant who does hundred to 200 business plans a year. You will gain extra knowledge the more you do it. It’s in fact the frequency and specialization that makes them the best choice for your small business and the best chance for you at success with your small business.

Keep in mind that your charter professional accountant will introduce a template for you and your business. Although it is a wonderful idea it is not the be-all end-all, or the answer. You have to adopt a collaborative pot process with your charter professional accountant and all the people involved in your project in your business.

Luckily what happens is you will have instituted and put in place a lot of very good people in order to make your businesses success, hopes business coach. You will have adopted a charter professional accountant right out of the gate as soon as you get the idea that you are going to start a small business. As well, make sure that you can potentially use a bookkeeper as well. This will allow you along with your charter professional accountant in your bookkeeper to potentially save you a lot of time that you can otherwise put forth to other parts of the business, helping the grow the business in other ways.

As well, what you can do with all of this extra time is you can put it forth toward spending it with your family. Your family loves you and understands the fact that they are being very patient so that you work very hard to reach financial and time freedom for everybody. This would be an excellent opportunity for you to give back some of that patients and understanding to your family.

Bear in mind that when you are adopted and introduce to a template. The template in and of itself is simply just not good enough in order for success, says business coach. When, together with your charter professional accountant, and your bookkeeper, you have done a biggest plan, a financial plan, and a template. Make sure that you have put his many eyes on your plans as human we possible. Make sure that they are very honest and open about the things that they would change and the discrepancies that potentially are in the plans. The reason for that them doing this is so that they can poke any and all holes in your process and your plans. You need to make it foolproof and potentially money proof. You do not want to end up losing money.

Keep in mind that this business model, and this financial model is free to make money, not lose it. Make sure that your charter professional accountant is there and a couple of people from your team and potentially couple of people from your charter professional accountants team to look at the process, and the plans. This will increase your chance of success for yourself as you’re going to get the best ideas out in the open, and you can easily make the plan better.

Keep in mind that effective business plan, says business coach, is only as good as you, as a charter professional accountant, understanding the business with which you are associated with. Any opportunity that you can have two interact with the people from the business or the business itself, is going to pay dividends in the future. If you doing the financial statements of the business that’s going to give you a deeper understanding of the business itself.