Catherine’s Blog

March 23, 2020

Can You Find The Opportunities?

These are unusual times. COVID-19 has brought the global economy to its knees, and small businesses like yours and mine are already feeling the consequences. Naturally, people are concerned. All the same, panic-induced paralysis won’t help and adopting a negative outlook is a self-fulfilling prophecy. We need to stay calm, […]
February 28, 2020

What Billionaires And Private Practice Have In Common

I recently read a great article in an investing newsletter that I subscribe to. The article talked about how building wealth often takes time and patience. Consider the world’s top billionaires. For many, the journey to billionairedom was rarely an overnight success. In order for the top self-made billionaires to […]
February 18, 2020

The Best Marketer Wins

It happens so often that professionals get stuck working in their businesses instead of on them. The reality is that those who work on their businesses end up building better and more profitable enterprises over time. Here’s an example… A friend recently shared his experience of trying RingCentral. RingCentral is […]
February 3, 2020

Lessons From My Grandad’s Legacy

You may know that my grandfather, John Crosbie, passed away recently. He was a politician famous for having the honesty and courage to speak his mind, often when no one else would (and occasionally when no one else should). He was a colourful character who made a great contribution to […]
January 22, 2020

Lessons From An Ill-Timed Gastro Virus

My husband John and I aren’t crazy about New Year’s Eve, but we had nice plans lined up for embracing 2020. Our friend who lives close by was hosting a few people for dinner. We would have great company with a perfect view of the city’s fireworks. It was going […]