TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - Lately, there has been a lot of talk about recession and whether or not Canada will suffer one. Business owners need to remember that recession is always on its way; it's just a question of when - so it's always best to be prepared. Join Ian Portsmouth, editor of PROFIT Magazine, and Mark Wardell, founder and president of Wardell Professional Development, as they discuss:- Determining how safe your business is from recession - The best steps to successful recession-proofing - When to start protecting your business from recession - Business opportunities in a recession - Why you shouldn't cut your marketing budget in a downturnThe Business Coach podcast offers insight and information to help entrepreneurs run their small business better. Launched in October 2006, The Business Coach podcast is available for download from iTunes, bmo.com and PROFITguide.com. The Business Coach is co-produced by PROFIT Magazine and BMO Bank of Montreal. Previous episodes of Canada's leading podcast for small business include: Lessons from the Dragons' Den, Personal Finance, Better Workplaces, Social Media, Tax Planning, Going Global, Retire Rich, Cash Management, Fortune Hunters, Economic Outlook, Search Engine Optimization, Selling Your Business, Marketing Taglines, Currency Hedging, IT Security, Community Investment and Small-Business Branding. The Business Coach podcast is offered in both English and French. The English-language interviews are hosted by Ian Portsmouth. L'actualité magazine's Pierre Duhamel leads the French-language episodes. About PROFIT PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 to 250 employees and annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000 readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at http://www.profitmagazine.ca.