The Leasing Advantage
A Health Services Innovator Leverages the Power of Leasing to Grow
Um, did I take my meds today? Managing prescription medications is something most of us do well only half the time; the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 50% of us don’t take meds as prescribed, and even with one or two prescriptions, it can be hard to remember what you’ve taken—and whether or not … Continued
How a Gen Z Used Leasing to Build a Growth Business
Sometimes my idea of what a business will look like is totally wrong. When John Chrzanowski approached me to finance his mobile power-washing business, I envisioned he’d be spraying down houses and storefronts. He didn’t make fun of me, despite really having a much bigger vision. I read John’s business plan and was impressed—and stroked his … Continued
How a Hot Dog Trailblazer Used Leasing to Introduce Gourmet Sea Can Cuisine
Back in 1995, When Lorne Merrick set out to peddle gourmet hot dogs on Edmonton streets, he had a problem. It wasn’t legal. The city’s bylaws of the day did not have a provision to license Lorne’s business to operate carts and sell food alongside local roadways. That didn’t stop him. Lorne was a maverick … Continued
Why Genuine Personal Service Can Never Be Replaced
You’ve probably noticed a push lately from giant companies trying to offer you more personal treatment. From McDonalds’ kiosks that enable customers to design their own burgers to Coca Cola’s $5 personalized bottles, the focus is clearly on making the customer feel special. It’s progress perhaps, made steadily easier through technology advancements including experiential interfaces, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) databases and artificial … Continued
5 Medical Equipment Leasing Myths (And the Truths Behind Them)
Done right, leasing medical and healthcare clinic equipment (or most other business equipment) is not super complicated. Yet for a number of reasons, many clinic owners and managers get confused or uptight when discussing the subject.
4 Reasons Leasing New Equipment is Smart in an Economic Downturn
Hit the brakes. The economy has slowed down again! There is a lot of that kind of talk going around these days, especially in the province of Alberta where I live.