Today I want to challenge you to change your money mindset. Most businesses are run the same way – first, revenue comes in from selling your products and services. Then you subtract your expenses. What’s left over is your profit. … Read More

Diving into Cash Forecasting

We all know cash is king. Cash is also the number one reason companies go out of business. I’m always amazed by the number of business owners who don’t use a cash forecasting tool to manage their business. Unless you are one of the lucky businesses with plenty of cash in the bank, here are some simple steps you need to dive into managing your cash flow. … Read More

7 Strategies to Improve Small Business Profitability

Profitability is an essential number small business owners need to track to generate wealth. Increase your profitability, wealth flows in. Decrease your profitability and times are tougher for your business. Here are 7 strategies to improve your small business’ profitability. … Read More

End of the Year Checklist for Small Business Owners

Happy New Year! Now that that holidays are over, it’s time to get serious about closing your books and getting ready for a successful new year. Here are 9 checklist items for the small business owner to complete at year-end. … Read More

Skyrocket Your Business to the Next Level

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ~Antoine de Saint Exupéry As we head into the 4th quarter, it’s time to reflect about the current year & plan for the upcoming year. Were you successful in reaching your … Read More

Strategic Business Planning is Like Carving a Pumpkin

This weekend we carved our jack-o-lanterns. It’s been a fun tradition over the years watching the kids grow and expand their pumpkin carving skills. This year they are old enough to pretty much handle the entire process on their own. … Read More

The Hidden Costs Behind Business Growth

Scaling operations is a buzz word in today’s business world. Everyone we talk to has plans to grow and scale their business. Most executives and management teams don’t understand the hidden costs behind their planned business growth. It’s not as … Read More

5 Reasons to Convert to Accounting Seed

I was introduced to Accounting Seed about a year and a half ago. One of our manufacturing clients outgrew QuickBooks and decided to convert their accounting & bookkeeping systems to Accounting Seed. It was a great way to streamline their … Read More

Top 6 Bookkeeping Mistakes Business Owners Make

A common problem with being a business owner is being involved with every aspect of your company. You want to understand and manage everything but it can get overwhelming trying to do it all yourself. For these reasons, you must … Read More

What is the Difference Between a Bookkeeper, Controller and CFO?

A bookkeeper answers to the controller who then answers to the CFO. Each position maintains an important level of financial accuracy within the business. With so many transactions happening at any given time, this system is put in place to strike a good balance and financial standing. … Read More

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