Business By Design Newsletters

Education For Design Firms Owners: The Business By Design Newsletter

At Mumby we have been serving Canada's design community for over 40 years. One way we do this is through the helpful education in our "Business By Design" newsletter.

Below you will find past editions of Business By Design - Just click an image to download your copy!


Jan 2017

January 2017

  • 6 Questions Can Help You Succeed In the New Year
  • How to Build a Harmonious Workplace
  • Anthea's "Pre-Suasion" Book Review
Feb Business by Design

February 2017

  • How Are You Investing in Yourself This Year?
  • 6 Benefits of a Smoke-Free Workplace
  • SEO Guide for Small Business Owners
Mar 2017

March 2017

  • What Does Success Look Like to You?
  • Do You Have Enough Insurance?
  • Using a Car for Business and Personal Use?
April 2017 BBD

April 2017

  • New Technology: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
  • What is "Spear Phishing" and Are You At Risk? 
  • How to Create Your Code of Conduct for Internet Usage in the Office
May 2017

May 2017

  • 5 Things NOT to Do With Your Life Insurance
  • Why Springtime Can Be MORE Stressful at Work
  • unethical Banking Even in Canada: Is Your Bank Lying to You?
BBD June 2017

June 2017

  • Protect Your Personal and Business Property from Summer Power Surges
  • Government Suspends CASL Provisions
  • How to Properly Deal with Insurance Certificates
BBD July

July 2017

  • Is Your Team Having Enough Fun at Work?
  • Inside Our "Blueprint for Success" Meetings
  • Blogging Basics: Where Can You Begin?
Aug 2017

August 2017

  • How Would You Benefit From a Digital Detox?
  • What Do the New Ontario HR Laws Mean for Your Business?
  • Do You Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance?
Sept BBD

September 2017

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    How Do Tax Changes Affect Your Small Business?
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    When "Let the Buyer Beware" is Taken Too Far
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    Tools of Titans Book Review


January 2016

January 2016

  • Marketing Tip Exposed: Using thank-you notes to generate sales
  • Is caffeine affecting you and your employees?
  • "Strengths Based Leadership" book review

February 2016

  • What to do when your vacation is headed south (literally and figuratively)
  • Claim your free night at the movies!
  • "Scaling Up" book review

March 2016

  • How we doubled new client inquiries & retained 98% of existing clients
  • Reduced tax savings as of Jan 1st, 2017 - What to do right now
  • "Broken Windows, Broken Business" book review

April 2016

  • Take action when stress starts taking its toll
  • Ontario's new sexual harassment legislation - How it will impact your business
  • Things you'll see Only in Canada this time of year!

May 2016

  • Keeping Your Cottage in the Family
  • How to use a marketing calendar for improved reach and ROI
  • Client Spotlight: MMMC Architects
June July

June/July 2016

  • Surviving a Business Tsunami: 5 Action Steps
  • The Alliance book review
  • Summertime movie giveaway!

August 2016

  • How to write and publish your own book (fast!)
  • 3 Steps for finding and keeping "winner" employees
  • Double, Double promises doubled revenue AND profits in 3 years!
Sept 2016

Sept 2016

  • 3 Crucial Lessons From Tony Robbins
  • What the Critics Got Wrong About Print Marketing
  • Who Has Access to Your Digital Assets?
Oct 2016

Oct 2016

  • The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Should Avoid When Building Your Team
  • How to Turn Walking Into Effective Exercise
  • Know Your Numbers: How to Overcome Your Fear of Accounting
Business By Design

November 2016

  • 3 Ways to Grow Your Business In 2017
  • Anthea's Book Review: Born For This
  • The Tax Man Commeth - What Tax Changes Are In Store For Your Business?
Dec Business By Design

December 2016

  • How to Sell to Challenging Prospects
  • 2 Areas to NOT Cut Back During a Tough Financial Time In Your Business
  • How to Create Better Work-Life Balance


Dec Business By Design

December 2015

  • How to retain your top-performing employees
  • What does a Liberal majority mean for your business?
  • "Think and Grow Rich" book review

November 2015

  • Reduce your taxes using group benefits
  • Canadians are living longer: Addressing long-term care costs
  • "Getting Things Done" book review

October 2015

  • Using Life Insurance to fund buy-sell agreements
  • Get your business relocation checklist
  • "Me Inc." book review

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September 2015

  • How obesity may be affecting your business
  • Professional liability: Are you properly protected?
  • How to get free legal advice for your business

August 2015

  • How to use non-monetary bonuses to reward employees
  • Pardon the "Business Interruption"
  • "The Leader Who Had No Title" book review

July 2015

  • How to use employee policies to make your business run smoothly
  • How to build a disaster recovery plan
  • "The E Myth Enterprise" book review

June 2015

  • Business Premises Liability: What you need to protect your business
  • Succession planning: What's next for your business?
  • "Think Like a Freak" book review

May 2015

  • Employee inaction can cause big IT problems for your business
  • Renting a vehicle for business use: What you should know
  • "Money: Mastering the Game" book review

April 2015

  • Insurance considerations for mergers and acquisitions
  • "Delivering Happiness" book review
  • New Canadian Cyber Crime Act impacts your business

March 2015

  • How to use Key Person Insurance to protect your business
  • Domestic violence in the workplace
  • "Essentialism" book review

February 2015

  • Business interruption costs associated with data breach
  • "Now, Discover Your Strengths" book review
  • Back pain: Should you consider surgery?

January 2015

  • How to increase your bottom line results
  • Dealing with allergies
  • "Give and Take" book review