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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

Are you a Profit First beginner?

The great thing about using the Profit First method, is once you start it’s easy to continue. Even if you got interrupted in the process, or somehow got off course, you can always pick up right where you left off. Because Profit First isn’t consumed with complicated accounting jargon and instead focuses on the business owner’s money habits and attitudes, the concepts remain easy and always available to implement. While everybody has setbacks, the Profit First methods do require follow through if one is to fully benefit, however. Following up with our blog Become profitable in the simplest way (starting simplyRead more

A Landscaper’s Costs and Profits

A Landscaper’s Costs and Profits

Some landscapers feel they have a knack for estimating any kind of job. Whether it includes extra bricklaying, trimming shrubs, driveway repairs or simple flower plantings—they usually have a good idea of what it will cost and what the profits will be. In short, they are confident in their industry and how it works. That’s a good thing. It also means, unfortunately, that it can be easy to become more passive or inattentive to job profitability. There are numerous variables that will eventually decide what a business owner’s future will look like, from 3 months down the road to 1Read more

Paperless Workflow

More and more businesses are making an effort to reduce or limit paper usage and physical storage. The potential benefits are easy to see: reduced supply costs, less waste, elimination of destruction and storage costs, and improved workflow efficiency. But sometimes it’s easier to see the destination than to navigate the road to get there safely. The fact is, as inefficient and wasteful as paper can be, its use in many ongoing business processes has become so ingrained that many professionals just don’t feel comfortable without it. It’s like going from reading paperback books to reading books on a tablet.Read more

Start Becoming Profitable Today

Start Becoming Profitable Today

If you’re like many business owners, you may be having difficulty being profitable on a continual basis. Especially with seasonal businesses, the ups and downs can be maddening. It’s almost impossible to imagine having consistent money flow. You’re not alone. One of the best systems you can implement in your business is Profit First®, a process for managing money that addresses cash flow issues. You might think that it’s a complicated system to set up, and that you’ll wait until the time is right to begin. But, the good news is, you can do something today. Yes, today! It’s easierRead more

Simplify it with SaaS

SaaS solutions allow businesses of all sizes to benefit from leading software solutions without the costly upfront expense, hardware requirements, and headaches that can go along with locally run software solutions. It’s a growing trend and generally a win-win for all concerned. SaaS solutions are often paid for on a user by user basis, and accessed through a web browser or thin client. This allows businesses to use robust solutions with access to data from anywhere, anytime, without the cost, maintenance, and security risks associated with locally hosted solutions. What are some common SaaS solutions you might want to consider?Read more