Barry Clermont

Husband and father of four in Barrie, Ontario. Background in retail food, small business computer solutions, personal finance and government administrative service. Striving to make the legal system accessible to every day people and providing marketing tools to entrepreneurs.

Most commented posts

  1. Does your child have special education needs? — 3 Comments
  2. How Entrepreneurial Minds Are Changing The Workplace — 3 Comments
  3. Relationships and Communication: Make It Safe. — 3 Comments
  4. Jobs with benefits are an endangered species. — 2 Comments
  5. Attraction Marketing: How attractive are you? — 2 Comments

Author's posts

Attraction Marketing: How attractive are you?

Attraction marketing is the ability to give off “vibes” that draw people to you and your product offering. People want to be known to be connected to you. How attractive are you? Attraction Marketing We are in a different world today. In past, you could get away with knocking on doors and just letting people …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/attraction-marketing-how-attractive-are-you/

Mortgage Insurance: How much of a gambler are you?

House in hands.

Mortgage insurance is offered by most financial institutions every time you renew your mortgage. Many have no guarantee it will pay out until they do the under-writing after you die. How much of a gambler are you?  Mortgage Insurance v Life Insurance Mortgage Insurance When you apply for a mortgage, most financial institutions will ask if you …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/mortgage-insurance-how-much-of-a-gambler-are-you/

Dialling For Dollars, Do You Find It Painful?

When you’re dialling for dollars, the phone can seem to weigh hundreds of pounds (kilos for younger folks in Canada!). There are ways you can trick yourself and make it fun. Are you willing? Dialling For Dollars Whether you are dialling for your own business or you are working for someone else, fear of the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/dialling-for-dollars-do-you-find-it-painful/

TFSA 2015: Will you double down?

money growing

TFSA contribution limits will double once the Canadian federal budget is passed. Will you double your money? I believe the Tax Free Savings Account is the most misunderstood opportunity to save taxes while saving money. TFSA 2015’s Are Not Just For The Rich Many times, I have heard people on the street say that only …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/tfsa-2015-will-you-double-down/

Transferable Skills: Do you underestimate yourself?

knowledge transfer

We tend to underestimate our transferable skills. Know what your skills are and how you might be able to apply them differently. Transferable Skills Throughout our lifetime, we learn transferable skills. Educational institutions teach us how to add and subtract and conjugate verbs. Over time, life adds to these basics and we often don’t even realize …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/transferable-skills-do-you-underestimate-yourself/

What Does A Will Cost?

My last will...

A typical will may cost you a few hundred dollars. Not having a will could cost your family a lot more. Do you care enough to write your last love letter? Will Cost Your will and powers of attorney are your last chance to tell everyone what you want to happen with your possessions and money. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/what-does-a-will-cost/

Is Sales Intuition A Paranormal Activity?

Having good intuition means you have the ability to predict future outcomes. Having the ability to predict the future means you also have the ability to listen effectively. Intuition = Listening Develop your intuition by learning to listen before you speak. When you listen carefully, that person will tell you what they need from you …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/is-sales-intuition-a-paranormal-activity/

Net Geners Have Grown Up Digital. Do You Hear Them?

barryclermont.com

Net Geners communicate differently than previous generations and are today’s parents. They don’t use phones and television the way we used to. Get with “The Program”! The Net Generation Did you know that there are now more Net Geners than Baby Boomers? The Net Geners, Grown Up Digital generation, have never experienced dial up internet …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/net-geners-grown-up-digital/

A Miracle Happened 25 Years Ago Today

Photo of bride and father

Miracles Happen! Today marks the 25th anniversary of a great miracle. She said “I do”! We were married March 31, 1990. Actually, I married three people that day. That’s what made her accepting me into her life that much more of a miracle. I was blessed with two wonderful children at the same time. Denise …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/a-miracle-happened-25-years-ago-today/

Who Do You Compare Yourself To?

Never compare yourself to someone else. They’re not you. Compare yourself to the old you and measure against that. How Do You Compare? Imagine that a new person comes to work in your office. They bring a fresh perspective and come from a different background. People start to rave about the things this person can …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://barryclermont.com/who-do-you-compare-yourself-to/

Load more

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!