What to Look for When Reviewing Financial Statements

2021-04-24T13:35:24-07:00Accounting & Finance, Recent|

Reviewing financial statements begins during your business planning process. The last step of your business planning should be developing your financial budget. Your budget establishes the financial targets your team should focused on achieving as [...]

Monitoring Business Performance Means More Than Reviewing Your Financials

2021-04-18T10:01:47-07:00Accounting & Finance, Planning|

How do you keep the pulse of your business? You must monitor business performance to successfully achieve your business goal, and you must religiously monitor it. We know most owners don't do their financial accounting. [...]

Use Business Metrics to Become Proactive with Your Revenue!

2020-03-28T16:51:46-07:00Featured, Management, Sales & Marketing|

Are You Watching the Wrong Business Metrics? When you come to the end of the quarter are you watching the right business metrics? Smart businesses begin by looking at their revenue to see if [...]

7 Questions You Must Answer to Achieve Your Resolution for Business Growth

2019-08-24T17:14:48-07:00Featured, Management, need keyword|

Many business owners enter the New Year with a goal of growing their business.  But, making this resolution creates many objectives that if not addressed early in the year will leave you without your resolution [...]

4 Characteristics for Creating High Performance Organizations

2021-03-12T07:33:03-07:00Featured, Human Resources, Motivating|

In the past I posted on the importance of delegation and outsourcing.  As I look at the common theme there, it hit me these are the characteristics of build high performance organizations!  So, organized  and [...]

Building Your Sales Plan Doesn’t Have to be Rocket Science

2019-12-14T09:09:40-07:00Featured, need keyword, Sales & Marketing|

4 Questions for Building a Powerful Sales Plan Ok, so last week I looked at 2 Things That Keep You Out of a Sales Crisis.  This week let’s look at what you need to keep [...]

Leadership and Management – An Example of the Difference

2019-08-24T17:20:26-07:00Leadership, Management, need keyword|

Last week’s post titled The First Step in Improving Leadership for Your Small Business was an overwhelming success as it created an incredible dialog around what is the difference between leadership and management.  I want [...]

How to Profitably Refine Your Operational Focus in the Survival Stage

2020-08-09T17:12:10-07:00Featured, Operations, Survival|

Consistent profitability is the goal of the survival stage.  So, your operational focus needs to be increasing efficiency and productivity. If you can do what you do faster, you can improve cash flow which in turn [...]

4 Things to Build a Great Operation in the Foundation Stage

2021-02-23T16:33:16-07:00Featured, Foundation, need keyword, Operations|

This week let’s get back to looking at the strategic objectives within each business function as you move your business along the growth model.  So, far we’ve looked at marketing and sales.  Now let's see [...]

Avoiding Price Problems That Can Kill Your Business

2019-12-14T09:40:28-07:00Accounting & Finance, Featured, Planning, Sales & Marketing|

In a previous post, Avoid Blowing Your Revenue Engine, I described how important calculating your maximum capacity is and how it can help you make better operational decisions.  Now I want to show you how to [...]