How Much Financing Does Your Business Need?

Many small and medium businesses that have approached me in the past to serve as Interim CFO (Chief Financial Officer) – when I was providing such services through a previous company – to locate funding typically had no idea how much money they needed. They would put forth a number but could not explain how…

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Happy Thanksgiving to All Business Owners!

Today is the day to give thanks. Customers and Clients Please give thanks for your customers and clients, without whom you would have no revenue or sales, and therefore, no business. Although things may not always go smoothly with them, listening to their complaints can provide you with a wealth of knowledge that you can…

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3 Creative Family Leave Solutions for Your Business

As a small-business owner, you can maintain a well-functioning business when employees take a multi-week maternity leave, have elderly care issues that require them to miss work or have child care issues that distract them. The Family Leave Act applies to businesses with more than 50 employees. Therefore, if you have more than 50 employees,…

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Infographic: Five Types of Problematic Telecommuting Employees

Here is a great infographic from teamfocus.me that speaks to the concerns you have with remote – i.e., telecommuting – employees. It’s humorous yet provides actionable solutions. Enjoy! – TCW Source: 5 Types of Problematic Remote Employees – www.teamfocus.me

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Six Actions Finance Should Start Doing

This is a continuation of last Thursday’s discussion on what Finance should stop doing and why. This post discusses what Finance should do from a holistic and restructuring perspective. Read the two articles in tandem for the most in-depth, overall insights. Here’s the link to the other article:  http://theresourcefulceo.com/2016/11/six-uneffective-and-unproductive-activities-that-financeaccounting-does/ – TCW Six Actions Finance Should…

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Six Ineffective and Unproductive Activities that Finance/Accounting Does

I attended a wonderful training session by HostAnalytics and Deloitte last week that addressed issues that finance departments at companies with $8 million to $1 billion in revenue have. I took copious notes and thought it very worthwhile to share the information with you. I’ve broken this information into two separate articles. The first identifies…

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How to Tell if Your Workforce is Ready to Join the Telecommuting Revolution

Telling someone that you telecommute should no longer make them scratch their head as if they don’t get it. Thirty-seven per cent (37%) of U.S. workers have telecommuted, according to a recent poll conducted by Gallup. The data is largely positive. Employees who work from home are less likely to quit. Studies show that telecommuters…

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Discussion with Business Banker

Relationship with a Business Banker Small business owner meets with business banker to discuss obtaining a business bank loan as a source of small business funding. info@theresourcefulceo.com, 404-642-0509 http://www.Cash4Impact.com

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Stepping Away is Important for Perspective and Restoration

I recently hiked in a Georgia state park with a younger cousin of mine. I hadn’t hiked in awhile. The scenery was beautiful, the air was clear, and the weather was perfect. The air smelled deliciously clean. I heard the birds singing to one another and felt the warm breeze across my face and arms.…

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How To Implement Gamification Into Your Workplace While Maintaining Professionalism

Gamification can be a highly effective tool for keeping employees engaged. However, one downside of gamification is that it can sometimes cause a business to appear less professional. Fortunately, there are some methods your workplace can implement that will keep your office professional while also creating incentives for great performance. Gamification Basics Gamification involves creating…

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