How Do You Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick?

January 10, 2019 by & filed under Knowledge.

  Did you make a New Year’s resolution for yourself this year? Of course, you did! Everybody does. Now, did you make a New Year’s resolution for your business this year? Maybe not, but you should, and here’s why. The start of the new year is a trigger for most people to change their behavior

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Happy Holidays from TurboExecs!

December 26, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  As we close out another year, I enjoy looking back and taking stock of what happened this year – turning those events into learning moments. As I look at it, I ask myself several questions – and encourage you all to do the same: What decisions did you make that you would do differently

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Your 2019 Financial Planning Checklist

December 17, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  Once Thanksgiving starts off the string of year-end holidays, it’s hard for business owners to focus on their business. There are holiday team lunches, employee gift cards to purchase and the holiday parties with friends and family. Lots of distractions to clutter the calendar and force us to take our eyes off the ball…

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Tackling the Monthly Profit Question

November 28, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  It’s the all-important question for every business owner: will I make a profit this month? A few years ago, I was talking with a prospective client who was describing the difficulties she was having with her control. She was frustrated over the usual stuff: untimely monthly financial reports, lack of confidence in the numbers,

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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Making Big Financial Decisions

October 23, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

If you’re a business owner, the latest stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics aren’t good news. According to the BLS, 20 percent of businesses fail within the first year, no matter the economic conditions. But that’s not the worst of it. Fifty percent fail within five years and 30 percent fail by their 10th

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The True Cost of Waiting

October 9, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

During an interview on NPR, a guest talked about a concept that has always stuck with him, “why wait?” or “do it now,” – “DIN” – which fits really well with what we’re talking about today. He benefited significantly from the “don’t wait around for something to happen” approach, and so can you. Waiting, as

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Why Businesses Call Us For More Management Horsepower

September 11, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  In my last 2 blogs, I talked about “Why do business owners call us?” It differs a bit from the question “what do you do?” and it requires more than a one-word response. We are frequently called in to assist businesses facing out of control growth, chaos with their finances, and people problems that

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What We Do About Retirement for Business Owners

August 28, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

In my last blog, I talked about “Why do business owners call us?” It differs a bit from the question “what do you do?” and it requires more than a one-word response. We are frequently called in to assist businesses facing out of control growth, chaos with their finances, and people problems that affect their

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