Category: Business Best Practices

New Business Opportunities

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The benefit of experience is the opportunity to make a bunch of mistakes. Wisdom is exhibited by not repeating those mistakes. The benefit of a new year is to start fresh and 2015 promises to be an active year for businesses. The economy continues to improve and it is likely new business deals will be presented to you. Resolve… Read more »

Stress

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As we go deep into the holiday season our stress levels can increase. The combination of closing out the year at work, finalizing plans for business in the new year, and dealing with the myriad of family issues that tend to be exaggerated at the holidays can increase stress. There are also a number of… Read more »

Lean Finance Departments

Business People In A Huddle

I’m always suspicious when I start to work with a new client and there is an abundance of finance and accounting personnel. Or alternatively, when a finance chief complains about a lack of resources or time. I’ve never thought that throwing bodies at a problem does much of anything other than build some finance chief’s… Read more »

Wages Rising

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If you are a business owner and haven’t already experienced it, get ready for your employment costs to increase. Especially if you employ skilled workers. While the U.S. is not quite at full employment and still not experiencing the kind of robust recovery we had hoped for, the economy has quietly continued to create jobs.… Read more »