Financial Management

Remember What Your Business Is

Do you ever get so caught up in details that you essentially fail to remember what your business is? Of course this question is a little tongue-in-cheek as I doubt anyone truly forgets what they are selling. Rather this has to do with how we all can get so distracted by the nitty-gritty details of running a business that we Read the rest of this entry »

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Keep Business and Personal Spending Separate

You’ve probably heard it is a good idea to keep business and personal spending separate. There are some very good reasons for that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Literacy for Business Owners

If you are a business owner you may already be financially literate, but just how strong is that literacy? Even if you are there are likely some things your CFO, Controller, or in-house accountant can do to improve your understanding of your financial situation. On the other hand if you aren’t financially literate then these same people should be helping you to become so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Accounting is More Than Theory

Some business owners think accounting is boring and they may be right, but then again maybe not. What does that mean? Read the rest of this entry »

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The Latest is Not Always the Greatest

We live in a time of constant change. As a result of this and effective marketing, some companies get people to buy things they don’t really need. What do I mean by that? Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Details Can Mask the Big Picture

Do you sometimes find yourself bogged down in the financial details of your business? If so you may be missing some important insights. By insights I mean seeing and comprehending the true essence of something. When it comes to the financial aspects of your business the financial details can mask the big picture if you get caught up in them. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Details Matter in Business

How well do you know the details of your business’s expenses? Just as in your personal life, the details matter in business. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buying Insurance Is About More Than Cost

When it comes to buying insurance it is easy to get focused on just the cost. That can be a big mistake because buying insurance is about more than cost. Read the rest of this entry »

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Be Willing to Start Again

How often do we just throw up our hands and surrender, feeling defeated. Does this mean we’re done trying? Maybe all that is needed is a brief break. We must be willing to use past failure to build on to eventually succeed. To do that, we must be willing to start again. Just like Read the rest of this entry »

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Repetition Can Blind You to the Obvious

Like it or not, every business has things that need to be done over and over. Despite the necessity, this repetition can blind you to the obvious. Think about it. When something is repeated enough there is a tendency to operate on autopilot, and when we do that it is easy to Read the rest of this entry »

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