Truisms for Business – Where to Find Them!

Truisms for Business – Where to Find Them! In business, as with many things in life there are inviolable truths that must be observed. History has faithfully recorded the consequences of those who fail to take heed of such truths. Just think of pitfalls that befell the likes of Napoleon, Hitler and the fellas at… Read more »

Streamlining Your Business with Easy to Use Technology

New technologies and gadgets used to be cool and expensive, but now they’re convenient, easy to use and affordable. There are so many ways they can help your business that you may be losing money by not taking advantage of them. Of course, there are new products and services all the time, and you don’t… Read more »

A Client to Spare

To do a good job as a CFO, I need reliable numbers to start with and financial goals to work towards. So, early into a new client relationship, I work with the owners to develop a monthly financial reporting package.  This helps both of us better understand the business from a financial perspective. As part… Read more »

The Annual Budget is Obsolete

I dislike the word budget. It suggests limitations, promotes a scarcity mentality and perhaps worst of all, it is boring. When is the last time you asked someone how things were going at work and they enthusiastically responded with “Fantastic! – I love the budgeting season, can’t wait to get started”? I believe most small… Read more »