What’s in Your Planning?

And your processes, tool sets, goals, … (Watch our FREE business financial planning webinar) Article first published Dec. 3, 2019. Image: car speedometer marking top speed One of the biggest, if not the biggest, complaint about the current economy is that skilled talent is nowhere to be found. But could it be that we are… Read More

Sustainability is all the rage

Simple ideas to get your business started Article: Sept. 23, 2019. Image: colorful bird and tropical flowers in eucalyptus leaves A lot is happening in the world today as climate change becomes a top concern. Since I, like you, plan to live past the 11-year deadline for the point of no return, it’s become apparent… Read More

Calming Employee Angst

Simple things your business can do to calm and keep employees happy Sept. 18, 2019, Image from Pixabay.com You saw the headlines: GM workers on strike due to U.S. plant closure and pay/benefits disagreements Target has told its suppliers that it will not accept price increases (tariff based) Could these problems have been avoided? Possibly… Read More

Data alone is never enough

(April 2019 iFundwomen gathering of business owners, media, and investors in The Bookery, Manchester, NH) If you want growth, build relationships – but start with data The trick for businesses today is getting data that serves three purposes, the first is to expose what your customer truly wants and truly needs from you in order… Read More

[SMB] Where the jobs will be

(Image: digital cloud icon with radiating lines out to business icons such as people, computers, industry tools, light bulbs for ideas and so on) …and what that means to running your business There continues to be a lot of discussion around old economy jobs, new economy jobs, if there will be low skilled jobs, and… Read More

[SMB] Grieve, then leave

(Image: pile of colored lego building blocks) Your choice comes down to building the product or your business One of the most difficult things I coach small and midcap business CEO/Presidents on is making the internal decision to stop being the star [fill in the blank here. I’ll use software coder for my examples] and… Read More