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Is it time to add an employee?

Almost every business model has a positive correlation of employee growth to revenue growth – that is, you typically need to hire more people in order to generate more money from your business. If it’s a good business model, that revenue growth more than covers the new employee expense. If it’s not… well it probably […]

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 […]

Concerned about Cash? 4 Ways to Safeguard your Cashflow

Few things stress a business owner more than running out of cash. It really is the lifeblood of your business and when you’re out of cash, you’re probably out of business. Considering how important cash is to your operation, you’d expect business owners to be pretty sophisticated when it comes to tracking it. Truth be […]

5 Holiday Cash Flow Tips

The end of the year is a great time to think about money – today we have a guest post from Carolyn K. from the – take it away Carolyn. The holidays have descended upon us, and the end of the year is rapidly approaching. If you are a business owner, you’ve probably noticed […]

What are your numbers telling you?

It’s that time of year – the end of the calendar year and for most the end of the fiscal year. For many businesses, when it comes to their financial statements, it’s the time of year spent reviewing their “numbers”. In fact, it’s likely that small to medium sized business owners spend more time looking […]

What can business owners learn from their dentist?

So I had the ‘opportunity’ to go to the dentist this week.  It’s not my favorite thing to do, although luckily there were no issues! On this trip I distracted myself from the scraping and polishing by observing how they ran their operation.  Maybe  a lot of dentists are this way these days (I’ve been […]