Being Alone = Being at Risk

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As you grow your business, it’s important that you pay attention to who’s running the show. That doesn’t just apply to management – I’m talking about everyone you bring in to help your company thrive. That means vendors, employees, financial experts, and even coaches. Here are a few important things to consider as you think

Who Likes Surprises?

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We all like to be surprised – fun birthday celebrations, running into an old friend you haven’t seen in years, winning the lottery on a scratch off. These events evoke feelings of happiness or fond memories. But what about surprises in your business? You know the ones I’m talking about. Someone calls in sick on

Assess Before You Outsource

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In past articles I’ve talked about how your company can benefit from outsourcing some functions and/or projects. But what about the reasons you might choose to outsource in the first place? If it isn’t broke, why fix it? Well, chances are pretty good that your company doesn’t have a full staff of functional experts in-house

Let a Fractional CFO Manage Your Finances

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  Is your business muddling through the year without a plan? Are you frustrated by unpleasant surprises that cost your company money? Do you even know if you’re measuring what matters? If these questions are familiar to you, you’re not alone. Many business owners are too embarrassed to admit that they suffer from one or

The Outsourcing Solution

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Are you working 15-hour days and still not making money? It’s a common scene for founders and entrepreneurs: long days at the office and another month with a negative bottom line. This really wasn’t what you had in mind when you started out on this journey. So, what gives? A closer look at the financials

Who Wants A Bigger Bottom Line?

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Have you seen the commercial with the two guys in the gym doing bicep curls and one bro bulks up with every rep? How about the cowboy with the ever-increasing belt buckle? The message is, “Switch to our service and you’ll get more.” How about getting more for your business? I’m not talking about changing

Who’s Minding the Shop?

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Who is driving the profitability at your firm? That’s a great question because I’ll bet a lot of owners have no idea. Not who’s driving sales, not who’s driving your technology or your ideas or your services. Who’s driving the profitability? With the exception of non-profits, companies are in the business of making a profit

Preparing for the Worst

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  How many disasters have we had recently? A bunch of hurricanes last year and wildfires in the West, not to mention government shutdowns. If you encounter setbacks like these, you may have to deal with issues like lost revenue, extra expenses, reduced profit, and insurance – and insurance doesn’t cover everything. Disasters happen every

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

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  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

Happy Holidays from TurboExecs!

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  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