When I was first getting started in accounting, I worked for a homebuilder. Our entire staff was located under one roof and the company decided to open a second location about 40 miles away.
It didn't go well.Continue Reading
You've tasked your entire leadership team with one goal this quarter: to create the most amazing HR manual ever! You're not sure why you're doing it, but large companies have one so you should to, right?!
After several meetings, 12 different drafts, and a few late nights Googling the legal prose, you step back and look at your creation, a binder full of responses to every HR situation imaginable.
You did it.
Your team accomplished something, but did your hard work make you more profitable?Continue Reading
To everything there is a season. There's a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to hire a CFO and a time to avoid one like the plague. Your business does need a CFO, but at the right time and with the right parameters. In this article, I'm going to cover what you need to know about virtual CFO services before you make the move.Continue Reading
The success of your organization is entirely dependent on your psychology as the CEO. If your psychology is poor, your business will be poor. In this article, we're going to explore how your brain is ultimately at the root of most successes and failures within your organization.
One of my early clients, we won't name names, had poor psychology and his business suffered from it every day. I remember attending meetings with him and his team on a weekly basis and feeling very uncomfortable with his remarks. He would often say things like:Continue Reading
As your business evolves, there will come a point in time when you need to hire an expert to help you with money management. So, who do you turn do? Should you hire an accountant or a financial planner?Continue Reading
Ready to leverage the support of a CFO without the price-tag of a costly in-house executive? Then it's time to make the switch to CFO services so you can gain professional insight on how to grow your business when you need it, but at a fraction of the cost.
Many small business owners are reluctant to hire a business advisor and we get where they’re coming from. But is it realistic to take on the role of a CFO in addition to all the other responsibilities you have as a small business owner? For some, the answer will be yes, depending on their professional backgrounds and the amount of support they have in other areas of the company.Continue Reading
Accounting services not only save valuable time, freeing you to do the tasks that you find most rewarding, but they also allow you access to a professional who can find and fix financial problems before they get out of hand.
In particular, CFO services are especially useful because they provide timely insight so that companies can make positive changes. This is not to say that a CFO can completely save a dying business. Or that you can’t succeed without one. But, what we are saying is that your business can be more successful and profitable if you have a better strategy for spending and saving your resources.
Let’s take a look at the benefits of CFO services and the guidelines for choosing a partner.Continue Reading
In today’s digital economy, the ability to run your business from the palm of your hand is becoming a necessity. This may include posting to your business social media accounts, accessing your marketing tools and customer relationship management platform. Being able to access your books from any device and any location should also rank high on the list.Continue Reading