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Chefs Kitchen

The collapse of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire reveals the naked truth about over-expansion

You have to feel for Jamie Oliver. The British celebrity chef has endeared himself to audiences the world over with his innovative twists on everything from traditional English fare to Italian staples. He’s advocated tirelessly for improvements to school cafeterias and nutrition for children. His restaurant Fifteen was designed to teach cooking skills to troubled […]

The 5 most common cash flow challenges for entrepreneurs

There are plenty of reasons why small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) succeed in their respective marketplaces, but perhaps even more why they don’t. From developing products and services that their target clientele really doesn’t need, to strategic miscalculations, Canadian SMEs face a raft of obstacles to achieving business success. There’s one challenge that can be […]

How to position your firm (financially) to attract third-party investment

If there’s one goal shared by all investors, it’s the obvious desire for a substantial return on any investment they make. For entrepreneurs, investors are a lifeline of both funding and in some cases even insights and support (be it direct or indirect) in the drive to make their organizations a success. Many business owners […]

10 questions to ask before purchasing a dental practice

For medical professionals such as dentists, acquiring an existing practice often makes more financial sense than launching one from scratch. Why? Put simply, an existing practice delivers instant cash flow which can be used to pay debt associated with the purchase, while still leaving ample funds in your pocket. Those who choose to launch a […]