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The Game has Changed on your Topline

The Game has Changed on your Topline

What do you consider as revenue? Most people equate revenue with cash coming in. And certainly that is usually the ultimate measure of what value a business gets from its customers. Like many things in life, timing is everything, as they say. How many of you over the...
All the Work is in the Preparation

All the Work is in the Preparation

Anyone who has painted a room or two will probably give you one nugget of advice: the secret to a good paint job is in the preparation. Actually applying the paint (the fun part) doesn’t take that long. What eats up the time is everything you need to do before you...
What’s Up with Crowdfunding?

What’s Up with Crowdfunding?

So you’re ready to expand your business or operationalize your idea. That’s great news! Do you have the funds? If you are like a lot of smaller businesses, the answer is probably no. Larger banks and some smaller ones have cut back dramatically. As much as half...
Is Your Strategy Working?

Is Your Strategy Working?

Are you on track to achieving your goals? Or are you being derailed by life events? Organizing them and asking the right questions will help you be less stressed, but also give you a reality-check.

What Do Your Numbers Say?

What Do Your Numbers Say?

Do your company’s financial results prove its success? If you can’t answer that question, you have a great opportunity to increase the believers in your company. Specifically, believers that may provide you with financing. Having more influence with your stakeholders starts with knowing how much value your company brings to the market. If you don’t know that, you’re just guessing.