Tag: Business Management

Practical Approach to Budgeting

Why is budgeting important? It takes a company’s goals and organizes into a way to systematically and objectively measure the financial performance and expectation throughout the year. It compares an expectation (budget) to actual performance to generate questions. Answers lead to better planning and running a tighter ship. Click to view the presentation. Practical Approach […]

What Can An Outside Controller Do For My Small Business?

Note: This article is a two-part series where part one will focus on ways an outside controller can bring more accuracy and consistency to the financial reporting process while part two will describe examples to improve decision making and getting more insights from financial information. Part One – Accuracy & Consistency (Daily Brushing & Flossing) […]

How Do You Find and Motivate Good Sales People?

It is difficult to find good sales people. Quite often, this has to do with not being able to differentiate between individuals who are “good at sales” and individuals who are “good sales people”. This may sound like a play on words but there is a difference. People who are “good at sales” communicate the […]

Why Is Accounting Better With An Expert?

Technology has afforded the small business owner many ways of streamlining their day to day operations. One of the most helpful technological advances is financial software. QuickBooks, for example, provides an excellent platform for business owners to track their financial information however, there is a pitfall! While it’s fairly easy to learn the mechanics of […]

Is There A Best Time To Network?

I have been networking for a very long time. In fact, most of my daily business activities consist of nothing but networking. Since my main responsibility is to develop new business, it is important for me to surround myself with like minded individuals who are also looking to develop strong, referral-based relationships with strategic business […]

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