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Categories / Bookkeeping, Budgeting, Cash Flow, Time Tracking On Jul 06, 2017

An accountant walks into a bar . . . No, it’s not the beginning of a corny joke. It describes a visit I once made to a client. Her books were in shambles. She was bouncing checks right and left. She never had as much money in the bank as she thought she should. And …

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Categories / Time Tracking On Jul 19, 2016

Continuing the saga of “time is money…”  Last month I wrote about how important it is for the small business owner to know exactly how his/her time gets spent – billable or non-billable, sales development or staff development and list goes on.  This month I want to dive into tracking time at the company level.  …

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Categories / Time Tracking On Jun 19, 2016

When my kids were little (3 kids under 5 with 2 in diapers) a more experienced parent saw the exhaustion on my face and shared, “You know what they say about parenthood – the days are endless but the years fly by.”  Two decades later, with millennial children scattered across the U.S., I can attest …

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What Can I Learn Today to Improve Our Financial Performance?

You can hear when an engine is running smoothly—or racing or sputtering. The same is true for the financial drivers of your business.

You just need to know what to listen for. The good news is that your numbers are talking all the time!

Here are the best ideas we can find on how to ask your business for the information you need, to understand what it says, and take action on what you learn.

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We’re always learning new ideas to improve our clients’ lives. Here are some of our favorite books—and we hope they’ll become yours, too:
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It, by Michael E. Gerber
  • Profit First: A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine, by Mike Michalowicz
  • Managing by the Numbers: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Using Your Company’s Financials, by Chuck Kremer, Ron Rizzuto and John Case