Work with others who believe what you believe

I had the opportunity to visit with a prospective new client recently. They are a very successful middle-market business. A couple of things stood out during my meeting. The first thing is that this was truly a family-owned and operated business. The father and two...

Manufacturing – Are the Jobs Coming Back?

I’m hearing more and more about the comeback of manufacturing in the United States. The McKinsey Global Institute presents manufacturing as one the most dynamic sectors of the U.S economy. Last week’s episode of 60 Minutes painted a rosy picture of manufacturing...

Bringing cash to the U.S. – are you smuggling?

In June, a Chinese man touched down at Vancouver airport with around $177,500 in cash. According to the Wall Street Journal, the cash was found stuffed in his wallet and hidden under the lining of his suitcase. The money was seized by an officer and eventually...