Planning

Operational KPI’s Drive Profitability and Business Growth

2020-03-29T15:43:08-07:00Operations, Planning, Recent|

Business profitability and growth not where you expect?  If the only operational KPI’s you review are on your financial reports, then you don’t have the control necessary to influence your business’ performance, resulting in decreased [...]

Monitoring Business Performance Means More Than Reviewing Your Financials

2020-03-29T15:44:27-07:00Accounting & Finance, Planning|

How do you keep the pulse of your business? You must be monitoring business performance to successfully achieve your business goal. But too many small business owners think this means just reviewing their financial reports [...]

4 Reasons Good Management Accounting Speeds Up Your Growth

2019-12-14T08:44:09-07:00Accounting & Finance, Planning|

I am not an accountant, I am a business growth consultant.  But, I use management accounting information for planning and decision making every day when growing a company. So, I ask you. How good is [...]

Why is Project Management Critical to Business Growth

2019-02-17T09:03:06-07:00Featured, Planning, Project Management|

For years I have tried to spread the word that business growth is a standardized process  as I documented in my post The Search for Business Growth Continues. The main premise is that a business matures through [...]

Succession Planning vs. Exit Planning Which Do You Use?

2019-12-14T08:58:55-07:00Planning, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Often the terms succession planning and exit planning get used interchangeably.  However, there is a definitive difference between the two. It’s important as a business owner that you understand the difference. Succession planning focuses on [...]

Successful Transition Planning – 9 Things to Consider!

2020-08-22T06:11:54-07:00Featured, Planning, Self-Sustainability, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Transition planning is something too many small business owners think about too late!  Many don’t even think about transition planning because they believe that they will just sell their and that’s the end of it. [...]

5 Questions Help You Get Past Shiny Object Syndrome

2016-10-24T09:59:33-07:00Entrepreneurship, Featured, Home Page, Planning, Strategy|

I see small business owners get distracted from their main vision all the time.  It’s amazing how many owners have attention deficit disorder (ADD). ADD can be a strength in business.  But, it also presents [...]

What’s Your Greatest Challenge in Exiting Your Business?

2019-08-24T17:10:22-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

Is Your Business Ready for You to Leave? Last week I post a question, “What's Your Greatest Challenge in Exiting Your Business?”, on LinkedIn.  My intent was to get some feedback before writing the next [...]

Double the Business Funding Potential of Your Growing Company

2017-08-24T02:22:12-07:00Accounting & Finance, Featured, Planning|

Getting business funding is always difficult.  But, add the banking challenges of recent years and it only makes it harder! The truth is banks are still lending.  And, there are many other sources of funding [...]

3 Questions You Must Answer to Successfully Exit Your Business

2019-12-14T09:12:06-07:00Featured, need keyword, Planning, Strategy, Succession_Exit|

I attend a lot of meetings and seminars focused on exit planning.  But, most fall short because they only focus on the transactional portion of the process. In fact, if you follow the advice that [...]