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Inventory Accounting = Higher Profits

In January 2020, Mark Belle knew he was going to have a challenging conversation with his boss.  Mark was the general manager...
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Good vs. Evil Accounting Departments – 10 Traits to Look For

With Halloween upon us, let's talk about the differences between a good and bad (or dare I say evil) accounting department.  Small...

COVID + Budgeting – A Cost-Cutting Primer for 2021

Many business owners face the same dilemma this upcoming budgeting season: how to make ends meet. Despite pockets of success stories, most...

Small Businesses Lessons from Public Companies

While sitting with a client recently, we needed to solve a problem – they needed aluminum cans.  Production was being constrained by...

4 Metrics Any Business Owner Should Review Monthly

Part of the problem with financial statements is they do not tell the whole story, metrics wise.  Each financial statement tells part...

Financial Reporting Falls Short of Todays Entrepreneur’s Needs

From day one, a business owner has been told they need to care about the financial statements.  If an owner attended business...

3 Best Practices on Price Changes

In my opinion, business owners worry too much about the impact of price changes on their customers.  I have a client who...

Is Your Franchise a Good Investment?

Of the 3,800 concepts that are currently franchising, over 25% have 0 franchised units.   Going up to the next tier of 1-25...
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