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Your Business Unleashed Podcast

Your Business Unleashed is a podcast designed to help entrepreneurs and business leaders build great companies

Every episode, the host, Clayton Achen from Achen Henderson CPAs, will provide actionable insights on growing your business and interview other business owners who will provide you with tools to get a competitive edge.


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Financial Planning for Families with Sterling Rempel from Future Values Wealth Management of Aligned Capital Partners Inc.

  Clayton Alright, so welcome to this week's episode of Your Business Unleashed podcast. I am honored to have a friend, a colleague, and client on the call with us today. Who am I? I'm…
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Making Profit Out of Passion with Guest Neil Zeller of Neil Zeller Photography

Making Profit Out of Passion with Neil Zeller from Neil Zeller Photography

    Speaker 1 (00:02):   Clayton Achen (00:39): Welcome to this week's episode of Your Business Unleashed podcast. I've got a guest today who I've wanted to have on for a long time, and…
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Master Built Series - Running a Home Building Legacy with Shane Wenzel from Shane Homes Group of Companies

Master Built Series - Running a Home Building Legacy with Shane Wenzel of Shane Homes

  Clayton Achen (00:34): I'm super honuored today to have, I guess, a bit of an icon in Calgary. If I can call you that, Shane, Shane Wezel from Shane Holmes on today, and we're…
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The Secrets to Paying Less Tax

    Clayton Achen (00:02): Hey, thanks everyone for joining me for today's session on how to save taxes. It's sort of a year-end tax update. So understanding the tax system and the rules that…
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Image: Headshot of Tyrell Text: Selling Your Construction Services with Tyrell DaSilva from Sonata Design

Master Built - "Selling" Your Construction Services with Tyrell DaSilva from Sonata Design

  Clayton Achen (00:02): Alright, this week on your business Unleashed in our Master Built construction series, I am super honored to have guest Tyrell DaSilva, the owner of Sonata Design Group on. Thank you…
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Image: Headshot of Michael Sexton Text: Reduce the Risk of CRA Audits

How to Mitigate the Risks of CRA Audits with Michael Sexton from Accountancy Insurance

    Download the Audit Shield Claims Information Deck Here. Clayton Achen (00:02): I was super inspired this week when I went to a presentation by Accountancy Insurance. Their product is called Audit Shield in…
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Master Built - Billing and Collection Models for Construction Companies

  In this episode of Your Business Unleashed, we'll discuss several ways to record and collect revenues that are commonly used in the construction and trades industries along with the benefits and pitfalls of each.…
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Master Built - Pricing Models for Construction Companies

  In this episode of Your Business Unleashed, we’ll discuss several ways construction companies and trades price their services. Each pricing model has its benefits and pitfalls, and the choice of model depends on factors…
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Image: Headshot of Scott Connors Text: Your Business Unleashed. Helping you run a better business and gain a competitive edge. The Keys to Running a Successful Construction Company with guest Scott Connors, Chief Change Officer, Crankset Group.

Master Built - The Keys to Running a Successful Construction Company with Scott Connors from Crankset Group

  Clayton Achen (00:33): Alright, welcome to another episode of Your Business Unleashed. I'm super thrilled to have one of my mentors on the call today. Scott Connors. Welcome, Scott. Thanks for being here. Scott…
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From Concept to Company with Glenn Suart

From Concept to Company with Glenn Suart of Today's Great Idea

  Scroll to the bottom of this page to watch the video version of this episode.   Clayton Achen (00:02): This is Your Business Unleashed a podcast about building a business that makes money without…
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CRA's Trust Reporting Rules with Andrew Bateman from Miller Thomson LLP

    Show Notes: Schedule 15 - T3SCH15 Beneficial Ownership Information of a Trust New Reporting Requirements for Trusts as of December 31, 2023 Clayton Achen (00:36): Welcoming to the podcast Andrew Bateman. Andrew has been…
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How do tax instalments, interest, and penalties work?

Clayton Achen (00:37): On this week's episode, we're going to talk about some stuff that nobody wants to talk about, which is some CRA basics. Basically, how do installments work, how are they calculated? When…
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