outsourcing

Make your company run like ‘Clockwork’

Make your company run like ‘Clockwork’

Setting up any business system can be a challenge. They range anywhere from organizing employee’s job assignments effectively to creating cash flow projections. Handbooks and guides on how to do all this are plentiful, but if you’ve heard about Mike Michalowicz’s entrepreneurial journey, you’d know that his organizational techniques are more than just a little effective. Take a look at Mike’s tips on balancing four ways you can better streamline workflow and the overall health of your company. ‘The 4D Mix’ – These are known as the four different stages of a business’s activities: Doing, Deciding, Delegating and Designing. WhetherRead more

Should Your Small Business Hire an Accountant?

Should Your Small Business Hire an Accountant?

Whether you’ve played baseball, football, basketball or soccer, odds are you signed up to play on a team. This team consisted of a Coach. The coach would observe your abilities during practice or try outs and then make a sound decision on what position you should play — recognizing your strengths. At practice the coach would also identify areas you needed to improve upon, to become a better player on the team. The goal of the Coach is to see the team work together and enhance their skills, ultimately to succeed. When you are interested in learning to play anRead more

It’s Time to Outsource

Savvy business owners know there are good times and bad times to outsource. There are aspects to every business that are critical to manage internally, and there are necessary functions that can be done more effectively and efficiently by finding the right outsourced provider. Generally, outsourcing should be considered in either of the following two cases: 1) when greater efficiency can be achieved externally; or 2) when specific expertise is required that cannot reasonably be created internally. For many small businesses, accounting fits not one, but both of these criteria. Most small business owners are better off focusing on makingRead more