Being Alone = Being at Risk

May 15, 2019 by & filed under Entrepreneurship, Growth, Leadership.

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?

April 30, 2019 by & filed under CFO Services, Financial Processes, KPI's.

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

April 16, 2019 by & filed under Cash Flow, CFO Services, Financial Analysis.

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


The Outsourcing Solution

March 13, 2019 by & filed under Cash Flow, Profitability, Strategy.

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’s Minding the Shop?

February 12, 2019 by & filed under CFO Services, Profitability, Strategy.

  Who is driving the profitability at your firm? That’s a great question because I’ll bet a lot of owners have no idea. Remember, we’re not talking about sales, we’re talking about the bottom line. Companies are in the business of making a profit for their owners – so who is responsible for driving profitability?


Preparing for the Worst

January 29, 2019 by & filed under CFO Services, Risk Mitigation, Strategy.

  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