Most businesses periodically need loans to fund expansions, equipment purchases, operations, and other expenses. While this is a normal part of doing business, it is not uncommon for companies to struggle to find sources of funding. By exploring some less conventional options potential borrowers may find the funds that they need to keep their enterprises… Read more »


In physics, a Black Hole is a celestial object that has a gravitational field so strong that nothing, not even light can escape it. A financial Black Hole can be thought of as something that continually consumes resources without continual replenishment, thereof, above the amounts being consumed. Greg Crabtree, in his powerful book, “Simple Numbers,… Read more »

Cyber Security – A Few Thoughts for Peace of Mind

Cyber Security – A Few Thoughts for Peace of Mind The Virus Dream Sequence… I have vivid and recurring dreams like most folks. You know; like being in a public place in your underwear or sitting for a final college exam for a class that you didn’t attend. Yeah, I have those. Lately I’ve dreamt… Read more »

Achieving Goal Clarity

On May 25, 1961, President Kennedy delivered a speech to Congress stating, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” This speech came less than 3 weeks after Alan Shepard became the… Read more »

Sustainability for the Life of Your Business

In the past year, my clients and my partners at B2B CFO® have shared quite a few insights with me.  It’s always interesting to distill the most important ideas down to an organizing principle. Some people refer to this process as homiletics. I’ll call it the “So What?” principle. If I share ideas with someone,… Read more »