So You Think You Know How to Budget

February 7, 2018 by & filed under Knowledge.

  I meet a lot of people who say they can budget. It’s funny, because their definition is one aspect of it— and it’s usually the top line. They’re the owners with a sales target in mind for the year, or maybe a dream number for the year. They’ve always wanted to be at $15M

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The Small Business Owner’s Manual

January 16, 2018 by & filed under Authors, Knowledge.

We have some exciting news…we finally decided to put our years of experience saving small businesses at your disposal in the form of a brand new, shiny book! This book combines our experience in operations, HR, and finance to provide you with a guide to entrepreneurial success. This book is for you if: • You

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The Human Side of Disasters

November 15, 2017 by & filed under Knowledge.

  There has been no shortage of devastating news in the past few weeks. Hurricanes, shootings, earthquakes, fires, and more. The reality is, natural disasters are a question of when not if. We know how horrible these events are for communities, but sometimes we forget that they have huge business impacts for those communities as

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How to Stop Growing Yourself Out of Cash

November 1, 2017 by & filed under Knowledge.

Are you growing yourself out of cash? It sounds like a good problem to have, doesn’t it? Or maybe it sounds impossible. Not so fast. When you’re in the rapid growth phase of business (picture below), it can be deceptively easy to grow yourself out of the critical cash you need to sustain your growth.

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What Are You Missing by DIY-ing Your Business?

October 4, 2017 by & filed under Knowledge.

  Some things are great for DIY-ing, like cutting down your own Christmas tree or building your own bookshelf. But are you DIY-ing your business? You might want to rethink that. I often run into entrepreneurs and business owners who think they have enough experience with their bookkeeping system (whether it’s QuickBooks, FreshBooks or an

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Are You Blue Collar Proud?

September 27, 2017 by & filed under Knowledge.

  “If you don’t know your numbers, you aren’t really taking responsibility for your business.” -Taylor, Blue Collar Proud I couldn’t agree with Taylor more. If you misunderstand the story your numbers are telling you, it can create chaos in your life and the lives of your employees. I care about YOUR numbers, and that’s

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