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Net income or cash flow – if you’re a business owner, what is more important? The answer isn’t so simple. To have a good understanding of the financial health of a business, you should be lookiread more
Budgets are one of the most common yet misunderstood business tools. Often what comes to mind when we think of budgets are cuts and cost control. When we ask owners why they don’t use them, we hearread more
I have been in business for almost 30 years and have observed businesses as an accountant, business advisor and business valuator. I believe I can recognize those businesses and those people that willread more
There are many events in one’s life that could have major implications on a business, both positively and negatively. One of these events is marriage. It is imperative that business owners have a plread more
Now you understand what a management dashboard is (if you don’t, see our most recent blog post –read more
What is a management dashboard? Management dashboard is simply a fancy term for informational reports that management uses to help make decisions.read more
Society trains us to think that debt is a bad thing, but that’s not always the case. For small businesses, the willingness to take on debt may be the key for growth. When facing a growth opportunityread more
If you ask a group of entrepreneurs whether they would describe themselves as either a tiger or a donkey, guaranteed you won’t get many who say they are donkeys. Who wouldn’t want to be aread more
Often the best business strategy is, in fact, no strategy at all. In other words, do what you’ve been doing, but do it even better. A good place to start is to make a list of what is working well, aread more
CPA, CA, CBV
Partner - Advisory Services
Mike has over 25 years of experience providing accounting and business advisory services, with a focus on the Canadian insurance industry.
CPA, CA, CBV
Alex Wong is a partner at Smythe Advisory and is focused on being a trusted business advisor to his clients.
CPA, CA, CBV
Director of Valuation Services
Paul Woodhouse focuses on providing financial advisory and litigation support services to clients.
Gagandeep specializes in M&A advisory engagements, as well as business valuations in the contexts of management buyouts and succession planning.
Arthur’s mandate is to assist Smythe clients in Western Canada in preparing for and executing business divestitures or acquisitions.