Clean Out the Closet Before Selling Your Company

The number of companies being sold is at an all-time high; driven by demographics and a seller’s market. To get top dollar for your company requires preparation just like selling a home. You don’t get the best price for a home or business without staging for its best...

Seeing the Next Downturn and Preparing Early

The current media is full of warnings that an economic slow down is coming but what does that mean? Is there a recession looming? When and how big? Nobody really knows so how do you prepare? What are the early warnings signs that you should look for? Here are some...

Motivating Millenials

A Case Study on the New Workforce Are Millennials Different? We hear clients stating that younger employees don’t march to the same drum as older staff. While there is no question whether stark differences in the way younger generations approach work and business...

Do I Have to Manage Everything in my Business to Grow?

We may be skilled managers and leaders but there is a limit to what we can do well in a day. Being a controlling manager or owner has proven to be a growth limiting factor for many companies. Instead, do a self-focused SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and...

Expanding CFO Capacity for Peak Periods

What’s the Problem? We often hear the daily tasks and stresses for CFOs stretching their attention to dysfunctional levels. While there are times of the year where the workload slows, there is still very little down time.  The frenetic pace can lead to less than...