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engage employees

Practice Inclusion and Engage Employees

It’s that time of year, business owners — a time when you’re not only trying to wind down the calendar in profitable fashion, but also preparing year-end financials and contemplating next year’s budget. Amidst all this, you likely have…
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Your Business & Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Hundreds of years ago, prosperous towns managed the various risks of foreign invaders, thieves and wild animals by fortifying their entire communities with walls and towers. Today’s business owners can take a similar approach with enterprise…
flexible spending accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts offer Flexibility

Business owners have to make tough choices when it comes to providing benefits to their employees. Many companies, especially newer or smaller ones, may understandably prioritize flexibility. No one wants to get locked into a benefits offering…
improve email marketing

4 Tips to Help Improve Your Email Marketing

No business owner wants to send out spam. Even the term “email blast,” the practice of launching a flurry of targeted messages at customers and prospects, has mixed connotations these days. Still, email remains a viable and even necessary…
improve cash flow

Minimize Inventory to Improve Cash Flow

Your business financials — where they stand currently and where they might be going next year — are incredibly important. Obviously, sales and expenses play enormous roles in the strength of your position. But a fundamental and often-overlooked…
business valuation

Succession Planning and Your Business Valuation

Any business owner developing a succession plan should rightfully assume that regular business valuations are a must. When envisioning the valuation process, you’re likely to focus on its end result: a reasonable, defensible value estimate…
business data

4 Ways to Get Your Business Data in Order

With so much data flying around these days, it’s easy for a company of any size to get overwhelmed. If something important falls through the cracks, say a contract renewal or outstanding bill, your financial standing and reputation could suffer.…
re-evaluate pricing

Year-end Is a Good Time to Re-evaluate Your Pricing

As we head toward year end, your company may be reviewing its business strategy for 2017 or devising plans for 2018. As you do so, be sure to give some attention to the prices you’re asking for your existing products and services, as well…
succession planning

Founder's Syndrome can Impede your Succession Plan

Are you the founder of your company? If so, congratulations — you’ve created something truly amazing! And it’s more than understandable that you’d want to protect your legacy: the company you created. But, as time goes on, it becomes…
Mezzanine loans

Mezzanine Loans can Bridge Financing Gaps

In their efforts to grow and succeed, many companies eventually reach the edge of a precipice. Across the divide lies a big step forward — perhaps the acquisition of a competitor or the purchase of a new property — but, financially, there’s…