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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Do You Need More Management Horsepower?

August 14, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  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 profitability. The bottom line is, they

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The Financial Side of Your Succession Plan

June 12, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

Julie was hiring for a key position in her company, one that would allow her to pull back from the day to day operations so that she could focus on the strategy, and ultimately exit the company. With that piece of the succession plan in place, the next step is pretty straightforward (and you know

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Succession Plans Aren’t Just For Retirement

May 29, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

Make sure your business has this in place before disaster strikes Do you remember our client, Julie? She’s a smart business owner that came to me for help creating her succession plan so that she could exit her business within the next 3-5 years. Smart because she came to me years, not months, before wanting

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The 5 Top Reasons HR Strategic Plans Fail

April 11, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, then by now you know how to create a strategic plan (and if you don’t, read this). When you have your plan written, however, you’re still not done. You then need to look out for the 5 key reasons that cause HR strategic plans to fail.

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Are you still using Band-Aids to cover up your messes?

April 4, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  Band-Aids vs. Real Change Band-Aids vs. real change: I’m talking about this topic because it pisses me off. We’ve been working with Blue Manufacturing for over 3 years, and what they continue to call on us for is fix-its. They call us when something’s broken, like a plumber, asking us to come in and

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