Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

Managing a Vendor

Management involves more than just internal company activity. It is important to be deliberate about managing relationships with both customers and vendors.

Terms and Payment

Every vendor, whether of products or services, has terms of doing business. It is in the best interest of a company to comply with these terms as closely as possible. If you know that your payment is going to be late, do not hesitate to tell a vendor. Though they may not like being paid late, they will appreciate the communication, particularly if Read the rest of this entry »

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Don’t Fall in Love with a Product

Change. It’s one of those things we cannot escape. When it comes to products and services to buy or sell, the same is true.

Some Big Changes

Can you recall when Microsoft was sitting on top of the computer world? Now, I’m not saying they will dry up and go away any time soon, but the landscape they operate in has changed, and if they are to survive they will have to change as well. It’s the nature of business – change or be changed. Read the rest of this entry »

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5 Reasons to Get Help with QuickBooks

I remember the first time I heard someone say, “I don’t need an accountant. I have an accounting system to do that.” Yeah, right. Today, that statement is often heard as, “I don’t need an accountant. I have QuickBooks.” Here are 5 reasons why that just might be a mistaken assumption and you should consider help with QuickBooks.

Knowledge

The knowledge I am referring to is not just about QuickBooks, though it certainly helps if someone has familiarity with it. I’m also talking about a strong understanding of good accounting practices. For example, I had a client Read the rest of this entry »

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Ready for Some Change?

You’ve probably heard it said that the only certainty is change. While I believe there are other certainties, I can’t deny that change is inevitable.

Current Times

Today there is no doubt that the amount and pace of change is greater and faster than ever. There appears to be no letup in sight, and like it or not we will all have to confront change and adapt.

Some Business Changes

There was a time not so long ago where a business may Read the rest of this entry »

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