Five legal tips for new or growing small businesses

This post was drafted for Golden Thread Consulting‘s small business tool kit. Visit to sign up for the full kit which includes small business tips for IT, Finance and more. At Sharp Six our legal eagle and strategist Rachel Forbes is ready to assist you with your legal needs. To get started, here are… Read more »

The New Societies Act: Important Info for BC Non Profits

BC has a new Societies Act that will come into force November 28, 2016 and replace the existing Society Act. By the end of November 2018 all provincially registered non profits must “transition” to this new act. There will be a transition package issued by the Registry in August 2018 and you can find out… Read more »

The Legal Eagle at Sharp Six

Does your organization need legal guidance? At Sharp Six we can provide specific legal support to sharpen your organization’s practices. Rachel S Forbes is a part time practicing lawyer with a JD from the University of Victoria and is the legal eagle ready to work with you and support your organization’s needs. We work directly… Read more »

Governance Pyramid: Our approach to setting priorities for your Board’s governance health

Non profit organizations and charities both big and small have a Board of Directors. Not all boards are created equal, but all can be improved so that they can be a better support body for the organization. Whether you are starting a new board, or hoping to achieve greater success with your current board, this… Read more »

Sharp Shooters Workshop Series

Sharp Shooters: free 30 minute skill building workshops The Sharp Six team is providing free 30 minute Sharp Shooter sessions to community driven organizations, individuals and coworking spaces. We want to expand our impact by sharing our expertise to people doing great work in the community. These sessions will include the following topics: Craft Your… Read more »

Top Ten Tips for Planning Your Year

If you haven’t done your new year planning for your organization, don’t worry, it’s not too late! The beginning of the year is a great time for many organizations to get a fresh start and evaluate the year ahead. Both businesses and non profit organizations can benefit from setting aside time to reflect, revisit goals and… Read more »