Month: November 2013

Trust, but Verify | Advice from B2B CFO®

So I’m at my desk working away diligently, against a deadline, hoping for no interruptions, and I get a call from “Microsoft Technical Team” – right.  According to the caller, my computer had contracted a virulent virus that needed to be addressed immediately.  All I had to do to cure the virus was give the… Read more »

Financial Intelligence

Owners do not start their businesses hoping to spend a lot of time doing accounting and finance but rather doing what they do best. All owners, however, need to have a high enough level of financial intelligence to know they are making the best possible decisions for their business. In addition, the more financial intelligence… Read more »

Remembering a Visionary President

Today marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I was in the third grade at the time and I vividly remember the moment I heard our 35th president had been murdered. One of my classmates lived across the street from the school and he always went home for lunch. He came back to… Read more »

The First Steps to Selling Your Business – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, I noted that Baby boomers will be attempting to sell an estimated seven million businesses on the open market in the next 15 years. This makes for a challenging environment, to say the least. But there is another factor, much harder to quantify: The increasing number of talented people… Read more »