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There’s a tipping point for every entrepreneur; the point when enough is enough. At first, the long hours, networking, sending invoices, launching new products and services — it’s all a thrill. You’re building something from the ground up and every...
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According to Jessie Hagen of US Bank, poor cash flow management is one of the leading causes of failure for most businesses — 82% of them to be exact. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, this is a fundamental...
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All businesses (big and small) can be divided into 11 areas of internal management. They break down across the following departments: facilities, financial, people management (HR), marketing, social impact, relationship management, sales, service delivery, strategy, tech & communications, and risk...
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Owning a business, being an entrepreneur — it’s hard work, to say the least. It’s long hours spent sending proposals, learning from rejected proposals, nudging (and pushing) clients for payment, and losing revenue as quickly as it’s gained. So, why...
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Starting and running your own business as a solopreneur is ironically all about support. You may be the one in the driver seat of your vision, but you’re definitely not alone in bringing it to life. Consider your friends, family,...
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Your books have been reconciled and payroll tax forms (W2s and 1099s) submitted. Raise your hand if you’re having fun yet! As the beginning of the year kicks off for small business owners, it’s time to look forward to finalizing...
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Move over, holiday merriment and new year optimism. Although the IRS says the tax season starts later in the month, for small businesses is begins January 1. During this time, you may only find reassurance in the fact that everyone...
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Let me start in answering this question with another question. Why don’t you need a budget? If you’re in a situation where as a business owner, you’re making so much money that you can purchase anything you want without thinking...
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So you wake up one morning and there it is, staring back at you from the cells of your budget spreadsheet — profit. Imagine that. All of the late nights, years of strategic planning and altering of mindsets for how...
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Today I want to touch on one of my favorite topics — and as a finance fanatic, the answer here shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Let’s talk about the often convoluted but easy-to-understand idea around employee utilization....
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