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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Pricing: Check Your Competitors

Many businesses do not periodically assess their pricing. In addition, sometimes existing businesses encounter pricing problems when introducing new products or services that are distinctly different from their current offerings. For small businesses that often do not have access to the tools that large companies have, pricing can be fraught with issues. So, the questions…

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4 Ways to Maintain Your Company’s Online Reputation

It is imperative that a company maintain establish and maintain a reputable online presence that speaks to its integrity. A motivation to increase both sales and customer satisfaction can help you achieve this goal. It is easier to lose trust with users of the worldwide web than it is to gain it. Whether your business…

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Interviews – Podcasts and Others

Some people tell me they’d rather listen to information on business financing and management than read. I’ve heard you! Below is a list, with links, to some of the podcasts and radio interviews I’ve done that may be of interest to you. Fran Silverman, Fraternizing with Fran: Small and medium business advice on everything you need…

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If Your Business Cash Flow Is Plummeting, Consider a Turnaround Consultant

  Are you experiencing serious financial and operational issues? If so, are you monitoring your business cash flow and observing a rapid decline or a consistent negative cash flow trend? What should you do? First, DO NOT PRACTICE DENIAL. If your situation is dire, you may need to immediately engage a business turnaround consultant. If…

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