Articles on: Business Value

Is Your Financial Performance Medal Worthy?

  “Citius – Altius – Fortius” or Faster, Higher, Stronger, it’s the motto of the modern day Olympics. Three words of action, often first taped on a bedroom wall or in a workout room by a young aspiring athlete, with a timeless message that doesn’t expire. Three words and a constant reminder, Your Performance Matters. […]

Playing on the Valuation Teeter Totter…

The Teeter-Totter (or Seesaw) is believed to date back before recorded history.  Even today, as it remains one of the simplest pieces of playground equipment for kids to entertain themselves on, some form of it is a staple on most playgrounds.  It is a basic law of physics in action when you place a long […]

Summer Vacation and the Hub and Spoke…

If you’re into bike riding or cycling you know the importance of a well maintained hub and properly tensioned spokes connected to the outer wheel.  Both are critical components, though one is clearly more significant than the other. If one spoke breaks the bike will still function, but if the hub fails it’s all over.  […]

What Your Business Needs to Learn from Switzerland

Sure they are known for their watches, chocolate, & great snow skiing, but Switzerland’s position of neutrality during war may be what they are most famous (some view as infamous) for.  The last time Switzerland was at war was 1505.  They managed to stay neutral during WWI and WWII.  They didn’t join the United Nations […]

Do You have the Right Drivers in Your Business?

I finally upgraded my laptop to Windows 10.  For the most part it has been pretty smooth, though it as forced me to upgrade some programs.   So although Windows 10 is “free”, making the switch has still cost a few hundred dollars (so far).    Yes, this is where the MAC users get to chuckle, but […]

Numbers, Business Loans and Succession Plans…

Numbers. They often tell a story, but sometimes you have to dig a bit to figure out what that story is. Over 500, 55 or more, and 80% were the three numbers a local bank executive shared during a recent round table discussion, regarding business loans at one of their bank’s branches.   What is notable […]