It is the beginning of the year, right? Have you committed to a New Year’s resolution? Maybe you’re going to eat healthier, work out more, procrastinate less, or adjust your work-life balance.
We cannot help you with every one of those things, but you can read our latest blog post on rethinking work-life balance for some ideas on that last one![ Read More ]
“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on…”
– Hal Borland
It’s hard to believe, but once again, another year is coming to an end!
Like Hal Borland said, the changing of the calendar represents a division of time, but also, a continuation of time.[ Read More ]
Inadequate and unqualified.
That’s how I’m feeling as I sit at my computer to write an article on a topic that has been written about by tons of people more qualified than I am – people who appear to have it all figured out.
Add to this the fact that I’m writing this at 5:00 AM,[ Read More ]
Don’t ever let your business get ahead of the financial side of your business. Accounting, accounting, accounting. Know your numbers.”
Businessman Tilman Fertitta reminds us that it might not matter how great a product or service you offer. If you don’t keep on top of your financials and “know your numbers,”[ Read More ]
Management is about persuading people to do what they don’t want to do, while leadership is about persuading people to do things they never thought they could.”
This quote from Steve Jobs confirms that he believed there was a difference between managers and leaders. We do, too!
In this post,[ Read More ]
If those words make you squirm a little, you’re not alone!
Conflict avoidance happens all the time – sometimes we change the subject, put off a discussion until later, or simply decide not to bring up the real issues. However, healthy conflict is necessary in all relationships.[ Read More ]
In previous posts, we brought the balance sheet into focus and then adjusted our aperture to focus on three important balance sheet analyses. Now we’ll take a closer look at one of the main sections of the balance sheet – Owner’s Equity.
Think of owner’s equity in terms of a time-lapse.[ Read More ]
As we prepare to turn the calendar, I think we can all say that 2020 has been a unique and challenging year.
Many of the small businesses we know and serve spent much of the year in survival mode. Their primary focus was often trying to generate enough sales to pay the bills to keep the lights on.