Cash Flow and Money Management

I’ve Cut Costs. Now What?

The severity of the economy has put “business as usual” out of business. By now, you have probably gone through…

Accounting: Not Just for Bean Counters Anymore

Let me start this letter by telling you that I was a CPA and CFO. After building and running the…

How to Manage the Effects of the Fiscal Cliff

The recent fiscal cliff deal is giving new meaning to the “post-holiday blues” for many business owners and employees. Those…

Digging Your Business Out of Debt

In this constraining economy, collecting receivables is increasingly difficult. Along with the cost of supplies, marketing, and the overall increasing…

Leading by the Numbers

Given that the rate of business—and the world in general—has gotten a lot faster over the last few years, and…

Faster Financials for Better Decisions

The beauty of privately owned companies is the speed at which they can pivot. Lean management can facilitate quick decisions,…

Uncover What Your Numbers Say About Your Business

In a good economy, many small businesses could survive—and even thrive—despite a lack of proactive management. Considering the current economic…

Does Your Accounting Software Do It for You?

Basic financial statements really don’t tell us enough about our businesses on their own. To gain real insight, we have…

Know the Score of Your Business

Could you imagine Joe Torre, Manager of the New York Yankees, making a key game decision without knowing the score?…

Planning and Budgeting for The New Year

Although the leaves aren’t even off the trees yet, when it comes to running a business, the new year is…