Again, natural disasters are ravaging our country as well as many other parts of the world. Volunteers, workers and companies are stretched to their limits. The challenges created by these hurricanes, floods, and wildfires are overwhelming. With those challenges have come major opportunities. No matter how carefully plans are put in place, the demand for… Continue reading It Never Ends – Disaster and Recovery
‘STRIVING TO WIN,’ NOT ‘TRYING NOT TO LOSE’ This phrase stuck out in my mind from a recent article I read. It’s like asking someone how they’re doing. “Just hanging in there, just barely.” If that’s your mindset, it a recipe for failure. You’re just treading water, and you can’t tread water forever…You go under… Continue reading STRIVING TO WIN, NOT ‘TRYING NOT TO LOSE’
It's screaming inside my head, "Did You Hear What I Just Said??" as the person on the other end of the phone reads from a script. I've lost all patience at this point. As most of you know, for the past few weeks, Customer Service has been a High Priority with me. We're constantly hearing… Continue reading Did You Hear What I Just Said? (Probably Not)
First Quarter of 2016 is ending. Time to reflect (although you probably are so stressed, you don’t have time to reflect) Have you made your sales goals for the Quarter? Is your business doing as well as you hoped or even better? TAXES: One of the problems that looms up at this time of year:… Continue reading Q1 2016 Ending Now! What Have You Done?
What is Cash Flow? It all depends on who you talk to and what you read. Cash Flow is a combination of many actions and events, all of which contribute to your income; money coming into the business which is a MUST for your business to stay open. *Cash Flow-Always having a steady stream of… Continue reading What is the CASH in Cash Flow?
I’m not talking about your skin or your brain. And, I probably should have asked, "What does your Aging look like?" I’m talking about AR and AP Aging Reports. This is the health of your business. A primary tool for your business. A simple one to access or even put together. Yet, I usually get… Continue reading How Are You Aging?
CASH FLOW The Lifeline of Your Business Starting and growing your business is not easy. Every week, for years, companies have called me for money. They’re struggling. Their bills are either due or overdue. They sit, waiting for their customers to pay. No, they won’t call; they don’t want to upset their customer. Yet they… Continue reading The One Thing Every Business Needs Constantly