Less Is More (May 2013)

I am currently working on presenting an analysis of spending over various categories, time periods, and numerous items that are inconsistent from year to year.   Fortunately, we have a substantial amount of detail.  Sometimes a lack of detail is the …

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Simplify (November 2011)

At one of my clients a number of items that we have been trying to simplify for some time have recently come together. The difference on the administrative side is amazing. We operate with very light staff levels yet we …

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Watch For Red Flags! (January 2008)

Some years ago, I was offered an opportunity to join a well funded start-up company. As part of my due diligence I read the business plan and shared it with a trusted advisor to help me evaluate the company. We …

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Be Accountable to the Facts! (May 2007)

Last Month, I discussed organizations that were “avoiding profits” by avoiding conflict. While there are some that thrive on conflict, I think it’s fair to say that most people prefer to avoid it. However, business conflict doesn’t have to be …

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What Is Profit? (March 2007)

Last Month, I promised to write about “profit”. The term profit, according to www.dictionary.com is the “gain resulting from the employment of capital”. The key to this definition is “capital”. The term profit the amount earned on the capital deployed …

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Who’s Your CFO? (January 2007)

Whether you know it or not, you do have a CFO (Chief Financial Officer)! Someone, perhaps yourself, your accountant, bookkeeper, secretary, spouse, or office manager acts as your Chief Financial Officer. So, the question isn’t really whether or not you …

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