Our Article was Featured on CMC Canada’s Professional Blog

CTL's CEO and founder, Maggie Chen, has been posting her insightful articles on her personal blog, as well as on LinkedIn for some time now. Recently, one of her articles has been featured on CMC Canada's own website. A link to the article can be found here: https://www.cmc-canada.ca/blogs/maggie-chen/2018/03/21/are-entrepreneurs-born-or-made You can see more of Maggie's articles on her LinkedIn page as well: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggiechenconsultant/
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How do I survive in the business world

How do I survive in the business world Stand out from the crowd When I walked into an M&A conference room in New York, I understood I need to be confident to stand out in a man-dominated industry and race & gender inequality society. Around 150 people attended this meeting but I only saw 10 women in this conference. Among these 10 women, I only saw two Asian women. Luckily, I gained new knowledge, connected with some nice people and found business opportunities in this conference. In fact, it’s not every time I was in such a good situation. Some people treat you unfairly because ra...
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Are entrepreneurs born or made?

Entrepreneurs: Meet Alex the young Entrepreneur I will never forget that afternoon, Alex, a young 18 year boy came to my office for an appointment. He came to me for business advice, regarding business plans writing and finding start up capital! Five years after I met him in the conference, he has 7 employees working for him. [caption id="attachment_6164" align="aligncenter" width="640"] young entrepreneur hard at work[/caption] It’s about making ideas happen! At the very heart of entrepreneurship is the activity of turning ideas into marketable products, processes and services. As a...
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Are you a student or teenager filing tax for the first time? Here is what you need to know…

Tax filing for the first time? Tax filing is a major challenge faced by the Canadian youth not knowing where to start, here is a guide to help you out: As a teenager or student, rather than relying on your parents to help you with your tax filing, it is best to take proactive approach to tax season and make sure to file your tax before the April 30th deadline. You can meet a professional Tax Accountant (http://ctlinternational.ca/ ) to help you with your tax filing or do it online. However, the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has a 90 minutes course on their website (http://www.cra-arc....
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Are you ready for the 2017 tax-filing season? Tax Strategies to Reduce Income Tax

Tax season is coming! Whether you file your own taxes or use a professional Tax Accountants (www.ctlinterntional.ca), the key to a satisfactory, tension-free result is organization. Trying to make sense of a rat’s nest of paper receipts, canceled checks, brokerage statements, and other miscellaneous bits of information is frustrating and time-consuming. There are changes and enhancements to existing services, credits, and amounts for the 2017 tax-filing season! The federal government is ending four child tax credits this year: arts, fitness, education and textbooks in 2017. Parents o...
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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE M&A MARKET IN 2017

M&A MARKET REACHING THE PEAK 2017 As the curtain falls on 2016, it is the ideal time to cast an eye over 2016 and highlight some of the trends and development that emerged so far. Up to now, the M&A activities has been relatively strong. In 2016, the slowdown in M&A activities is attributed to a number of elements and they include, Brexit, the US election and the Chinese slowdown. Other important factors that had impact in the M&A market were the volatile oil and commodity price, European immigration and increase in regulatory scrutiny. According to Jonathan Russo...
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CROSS BORDERS M&A TRENDS

Cross-border M&A over the past five years shows growth in the strong ties held between Canadian, U.S. and China financial markets. US Acquirers from Germany, France, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom accounted for approximately half of the volume of acquisitions into the United States, and acquirers from China, India and other emerging economies accounted for approximately 5%. Cross-border M&A involving U.S. companies included a number of record-breaking transactions, including Pfizer’s announced $160 billion combination with Allergan, ACE’s $28.5 billion acquisition of Chubb, Vi...
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Get More Clients, Increase Your Revenue

CTL Business Group Ltd. is your resource for developing to expand or identify your current market. Our professional team specializes especially in achieving business growth and increasing revenue. We offer one-stop marketing services that focus on achieving results and are customized to meet the goals and objectives of your organization. Our cost effective planning and management services include: •Market Plan •Web Design •Online Marketing Campaign •Branding and Graphic Design •International Marketing: Canada, USA, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong & Singapore Industry Professionals ...
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5 Common Accounting/Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make

As a Business Management Consultant, I found lots of business owners may wear those strategic and customer-relations hats well, but many have a much more difficult time when it comes to donning that accounting/financial chapeau. Monitoring your financial performance: Financial mistakes can actually stunt growth or adversely impact your bottom line, clog cash flow, attract undue attention from the CRA or damage reputations with suppliers, customers and staff. To avoid those scenarios, here are 10 accounting/financial mistakes business owners commonly make as below: Hiring the Wrong...
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Are you ready for change? Change Management Strategy!

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy wrote. This is a useful starting point for any executive engaged in organizational change. As a Business Management Consultant, I have a collaborating in efforts to advance the practice of leadership and cultural transformation, our team become convinced that organizational change is inseparable from individual change. There are many theories about how to "do" change. However, the problems of businesses change go considerably deeper than the process of organizational change. Communicate the Vision...
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