If you’re like most small business owners, you’re so busy running your company that the lines between bookkeeper and chief financial officer get blurred. A lot of times that’s because you or one of your people are responsible for both roles. Business leaders often ask me why they need one or the other—or both. My …Read more
I recognize our company is an outlier. Everyone here loves the busyness of January: closing out our clients’ year-end books and getting things ready for tax preparation. (To be clear, we don’t prepare taxes: our CPA friends do. We tidy up the books and make the final adjustments before our clients’ send their QuickBooks files …Read more
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.